These Mothers Need Our Help!

These Mothers Need Our Help!

Help Restore Motherhood in Cambodia When asked what it was like to be expecting her first child, Sophie gave a chilling response: “I felt afraid.” Generations of women in this part of the world have come to fear death during childbirth. And an alarming number of mothers and children lose their lives every year because […]

Warriors Verses Worriers

Warriors Verses Worriers

Are you a worry wart like me? I’ve always been a worrier. For as long as I can remember, I’ve worried about something. Does so and so like me? Is so and so mad at me? Is so and so sick? Should I have done something different? Did I do something wrong? Is the sun […]

Motherhood equals judgment?…

Motherhood equals judgment?…

Motherhood equals so many wonderful things… blessings, fulfillment, love, responsibility, but why out of all of these wonderful things does judgment always seem to accompany it? I was prepared to join the ‘mommy club’ and excited to do so! Learning new things, discovering my parenting styles, exploring options and doing what was best for my […]

The Moments

The Moments

It’s easy as a mom to feel tired and weary. I nearly expect it these days. The sleepless nights due to my child’s teething, sickness or just plain restlessness. The long laundry list of “To Do” items for both the home and work. The countless hours spent prepping, cleaning up and planning ahead. I could […]

Time Out for Daughter and Mommy

Time Out for Daughter and Mommy

Let’s face it, parenting is hard stuff. It seems every child is different and what works for some for sleeping, disciplining and developing doesn’t work for all. After the birth of my daughter, I was in full survival mode as she was colicky, a horrible sleeper and a fussy eater. We were in full court […]

Bible verses for patience…

Bible verses for patience…

Patience… a word I seem to have to say to myself multiple times a day most recently. They say patience is a virtue, and I believe this is so true. It’s one of the qualities I admire most about my husband and one of the things I find myself needing to work on the most. […]

Overwhelmingly Awesome

Overwhelmingly Awesome

This week, I have been dealing with a lot of emotions and the word, “overwhelming” keeps coming to mind. While jotting down some of my feelings… (I often like to get my feelings on paper because it helps for me to type things out and really reflect on how I’m feeling…) I noticed I used […]