If you said practice gagging over the frying pan every time you fry eggs, you know something about morning sickness that I didn’t when I first got pregnant. I had absolutely no idea how awful that smell could be! But the truth is, it’s pretty difficult to prepare yourself for the individual things that may… Continue reading What is the Best Way to Prepare for Motherhood?
I love the nap time hour. I love that complete silence. It’s just me, alone with my Creator. I listen. I rest. I feel his love surround me and I know He’s here. We talk about the past few days, Him and I. I’ve had some rough days with my two little ones this week.… Continue reading Understanding Difficult Days
Some moms say the hour before supper is the worst one of the day. I agree. Sometimes. Sometimes though – many days in fact, I find the hour after supper and before bedtime to be the most intense and the most draining. And the one I’m not too sure I’m going to make it through… Continue reading When You Feel Like a Failure (Again)
Have you ever felt silence? Or heard it roaring in your ears and been struck by how loud it is? Have you ever sat down in a comfy chair, put your feet up after the children were sound asleep, and just listened? To the endless tick, tick, tick, tick of the clock, to the quiet… Continue reading When Reality Hits in The Middle of an Ordinary Day
To the mother who did not nurse her baby, did not have a natural childbirth, or has not attained “perfect mother” status through any other means. You mothers are close to my heart. Why? Because you’re just like me. Oh you may say, but you nursed your babies. You even had a nine pound baby… Continue reading To The Mother Who Is Not Perfect
What if God really does love you?What if someone truly cares about your pain?What if five people are praying for you right now?What if they want to help but God asks them to help in a way you can’t see now?What if those who’ve wounded you are feeling remorse and regret for their unkindness to… Continue reading What Ifs for the Wounded