Introducing: The Confident Mom

Do you ever feel unsure as a mom? Do you get overwhelmed by all that you need to do in a day? I know I do. Today I want to introduce you to a helpful website: The Confident Mom I found The Confident Mom some time ago and have been visiting her blog again and […]

Benefits of a Life Offline {A letter from my daughter}

It happened on an afternoon that found me with anxious nerves swirling in my belly. I worried about the posts I wanted to write (or felt I needed to write) but couldn’t carve out the time to type even one word. There were comments and emails waiting for replies. Invitations without a response. These weighed […]

Does the Proverbs 31 Woman Make You Mad? {Pursuit of Proverbs 31 eBook Giveaway}

Have you ever read Proverbs 31 and ended feeling sad, mad, or, dare I say, jealous? Or maybe even defeated? I have! Yes, it’s partly my immaturity, I know, but I’m certain I’m not the only one who has felt this way. If you can relate, or simply just want to be the best woman […]

Birthday Giveaway: When Motherhood Feels Too Hard

Last week I told you about this awesome book from Kelly Crawford:  Devotions, Advice & Renewal for When Motherhood Feels Too Hard I think most of us get overwhelmed at times. Motherhood truly is a hard job. Especially when you are striving to do your best. When Motherhood Gets Too Hard is full of encouragement […]

When Motherhood Feels Too Hard

Motherhood is hard. There’s no doubt about it. I love being a mother, but I will not deny that it is challenging. Motherhood requires mental, physical, and emotional strength. Sometimes our reserves run dry. Today I bought an e-book from a sweet mama named Kelly: Devotions, Advice & Renewal for When Motherhood Feels Too Hard […]

Ending Well

One of my favorite sessions at the Relevant conference, was an early morning gathering with Sally Clarkson. In a small room crammed with women, she laid out a vision for mothers and encouraged us on our journey. The overarching theme of the morning was ending well. To live a life that ends well, we must […]

Bigger Picture Moment: I’m the Only One!

Today’s post is guest post from my sister-in-law, Tenaya (who made this wonderful video for me). She is a dedicated mother with a fierce love for her children. I think you’re going to like her . . . If you are a mother you are important, grievously important. It’s like Tigger says, “I’m the only […]

Becoming a Better Mother: Pursue Excellence, Not Perfection

This is a guest post by Crystal of Intentional Homemaker Fear of Failure. It’s something I wrestle with every day as a mom. Let me share something with you that taught me a valuable lesson.  As I was first getting to know one of my good friends, I was certain she was a mom who […]

Becoming a Better Mother: Sharpen and Be Sharpened

Women need each other. We need each other for support, encouragement, and sometimes a little correction. “A real friend is one who helps us to think our best thoughts, do our noblest deeds, and be our finest selves.” -Elizabeth George, Life Management for Busy Women Having faithful friends is one of the most valuable gifts […]

5 Steps to Joyful Mothering

Today I’m guest posting at Joyful Mothering. Here’s an excerpt: Our role as mother provides the opportunity to give joy to others and find joy ourselves…but not without great effort. Getting to the place of joy is often fraught with tears, sacrifice, and self-examination. Many of us can be found fighting tooth and nail to […]