On Vocation and Motherhood: Lessons from the Mother of Moses

On Vocation and Motherhood: Lessons from the Mother of Moses

In a matter of days, my youngest starts kindergarten. Probably the biggest transition of her life to date. But I’m not worried one bit about her; I’m so thankful we held her back. Now I’m confident the Molly Girl is ready. Then there’s the Mama. You guys know I’m not overly sentimental, and you know [...]

How to Not Dread Summer

How to Not Dread Summer

Ears to the ground, I can hear the train a’ comin'.........  the end of the school year. Some moms can’t wait till summer. I am not one of those moms. I think of endless hours of heat and sibling arguments and messes and empty space I am completely responsible for filling and I want to [...]

Hope for Grieving Mothers

Hope for Grieving Mothers

God has a way with those who mourn; a way of coming close and whispering promises we dare not dream. He even does this for a mother "Weeping for her children because they are no more." If that resonates, the Lord has promises you can hold tight.

5 Ways to Not Feel Like a Slave in Your Own Home

5 Ways to Not Feel Like a Slave in Your Own Home

Every day is the same - shop, cook, dishes, laundry. Sweep, wipe, scrub, pick up. All the papers, all the arguments, all the scheduling, all the homework. Do you ever feel like the monotony will swallow you whole? Do you ever feel reduced to servitude - pointless, unseen, neverending? Do you get bombarded with the [...]