Toddler Tantrums are a Gift

Training children in the way they should go is a difficult, and often mind boggling task. While I struggle to preach the gospel to myself everyday, I’m tasked with extending grace to my children and teaching and helping to expose their need for our wonderful Savior. There are so many days where I feel like I can do nothing right… Read More

Being a Stay at Home Mom When Your Husband is Not On Board

This post is part of our motherhood series. You can see all the posts here. So your happily-ever-after is finally coming true. Nesting is in full force. You’re now a wife. You have a baby. And you can settle down and do what your heart has yearned for since you were a little girl – you can be a full-time… Read More

How I Manage Being a Work at Home Mom {Motherhood Series}

This post is part of our motherhood series. You can see all the posts here. Being a work at home mom presents many challenges. It’s a blessing most definitely, being able to care for my toddler while earning a little income on the side from the comforts of my own home, but it takes a lot of intentionality and discipline… Read More

Why I Left Work for my “Real” Job

This post is part of our motherhood series. You can find all the posts here. I thought I had it all figured out. I was going to have my baby and then, once I was recovered and refreshed, I would head back to work. Boy was I in for a surprise! Sister, just because we stay at home doesn’t mean… Read More

Parenting in the Dark

This post is written by contributing writer, Jen from This Gal’s Journey. Dark clouds hovered low in the air. A dense mist hung suspended in the atmosphere; fog blanketed the horizon. The perfect backdrop for the dark mood settling deep in my heart. I stood and looked out the window, simply willing myself to breathe. To move under the heavy… Read More

Are You Trusting God with Your Family Size

It’s been almost two years since I felt a baby move in my belly. I long to feel another life moving within, giving of myself so intimately, so selflessly. Each season of pregnancy is something to be cherished. But each month, the cycle turns and the pulse is negative. Each month my heart sinks and my husband bows his head…. Read More