Parenting in a Pandemic

Parenting in a Pandemic

Parenting in a Pandemic So you’re parenting in the middle of a pandemic. Gah. None of us planned for this. Did we? It’s the worst. Being a mom on a regular Thursday was hard enough. Mom in the middle of a global crisis with civil unrest on a Thursday halfway through a...
To Sum Up This Week in the US for Moms…

To Sum Up This Week in the US for Moms…

To Sum Up This Week in the US for Moms… What is Normal Anymore? All three of my kids had confirmed cases of Influenza A the week before the coronavirus (COVID-19) was diagnosed in our area. All three of them were running 103-104 fevers for nearly five days. I...
Today We Pray for Our Nation

Today We Pray for Our Nation

Today We Pray for Our Nation Father, we have called ourselves a nation under Your authority, God. As Your children and as people called by Your name, we believe Your Word. You told Your children in 2 Coronicles 14:7 (KJV), “If my people, which are called by my...
I Taught Them About the Virus… and This

I Taught Them About the Virus… and This

I Taught Them About the Virus… and This This afternoon, I asked my three young children to sit down on the rug in our living room, and I positioned myself across from them. They were diagnosed with Influenza A last week, and the dark circles under their eyes...
For the One Struggling with Comparison

For the One Struggling with Comparison

For the One Struggling with Comparison A CONVERSATION ON COMPARISON Me: “I’m having trouble.” God: “Tell me more…” (So I started to list all of the things I couldn’t do, making sure to name all of the people who did those things well.) And God answered, “Oh....
For the Momma Who Needs to Speak Kindly to Herself

For the Momma Who Needs to Speak Kindly to Herself

For the Momma Who Needs to Speak Kindly to Herself I was on the phone with my mom telling her about my day. “It sounds like you got a lot done,” she said. But I didn’t feel like her words were true. “It’s not a big deal. I didn’t get that much done. I have so much to...
For the Momma Who Just Can’t Keep Up

For the Momma Who Just Can’t Keep Up

For the Momma Who Just Can’t Keep Up I wander around my house and there is continual proof that I can’t keep up. I can’t always keep up with the dishes. I can’t keep up with the laundry-covered guest bed (even when I promise myself I’ll do one load a day.) I...
Oh, Anxious Mom

Oh, Anxious Mom

Oh, Anxious Mom Oh, anxious momma, your heart feels like it can only take so much. Your thoughts seem to never stop racing. You continually count your “okays.” My kids are okay. My husband is okay. My house is okay. My job is okay. My family is okay. My...
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