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2018: A Year to Be Kind to Myself

Rest and self-care are so important. When you take time to replenish your spirit, it allows you to serve others from the overflow. You cannot serve from an empty vessel. -Eleanor Brown For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you for I am fearfully and wonderfully …

I’m Worth More: Finding Identity & Value

Look at the birds of the air; they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? -Matthew 6:26 She is far more precious than jewels. -Proverbs 31:10 For we are God’s handiwork created in Christ Jesus to do good works …

Mom”hood” in the Toddler Years… Weaknesses & All

  May I never forget. On my best day, that I still need God as desperately as I did on the worst day. -Unknown My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness. -1 Cor. 12:9 The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. -Psalm 103:8 …

Remember, Mom, You Deserve to Dance

Mother’s Day is tomorrow. And for most moms with little ones, it’s not always a day filled with relaxation, breakfast in bed, massages, and mimosas. Most of us will still be changing the dirty diapers, wiping sticky fingers, chasing after little people, and preparing family meals. Motherhood is hard. I don’t think I ever realized …

Surviving a Plane Trip With a Toddler

Last year, our family took a vacation flying with our then, 7-month old son. We were nervous to take our first flight with our little one, but it went pretty well. My husband and I were nervous about how our son would react to the change in pressure (thankfully, nursing helped a lot). We also …

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