I know how much moms love unsolicited advice about how to parent their children. Rest assured, that is NOT what this is. These are some things that I thought I would never need, buy, or even think of, that totally saved my life as a mom, especially being a single parent. Check out these two items that have been essentials for me and my little ones. Continue reading “Two Must-Have Items for New Moms”
No matter how old your child is, if they’re headed back to school soon, it can be a stressful time for parents. Here are a few quick tips to help you make it through this time with a little bit of your sanity in tact.
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When my daughter was born, I couldn’t imagine loving another human the way I loved her. When I was pregnant a second time, I worried that I would have another girl and about the big shoes that she would have to fill. My mind couldn’t comprehend the idea of sharing my heart with another tiny human because my daughter had taken up all the space. Now that my son is here, I see just how possible it is and found myself feeling guilty. I wasn’t sure how to balance the way I love them individually. Then I realized I didn’t have to balance it. Here’s why. Continue reading “My Favorite Child”
Have you ever been treated unfairly or looked down on by people around you? Have you felt alone, trying your hardest, but still struggling to make ends meet? It can be so easy to allow all the challenges of life to overwhelm you and make you feel defeated. I know this struggle all too well as a single woman with two children. As much as we tell ourselves not to care what other people think, and to press on despite the resistance, it’s hard…and the people around us can make it better or so much harder. Continue reading “Hang in there, Mom”
Have you ever seen it? That cloud that hangs over Father’s Day? It’s a cloud of abandonment, pain, and un-forgiveness. Father’s Day can be hard for some because of a loss of a father, but many others suffer on this day because of man who chose to be absent. Maybe you dread this day, and most days dealing with the void that you feel. But there is a cure for fatherlessness.
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Since it’s wedding season and the Royal Wedding left most of us yearning for our happily ever after, and wishing to be in Princess Meghan’s shoes, I felt it was important to write about how we help our daughters lead a life of royalty! Meghan Markle is fabulous, no doubt. But she’s not the only one who gets a fairy tale life.
As daughters of the Most High King, we are entitled to a crown. It is ours for the taking, but maybe you weren’t aware of this because of how you were raised. So, it can be hard to know how to pass on this inheritance when it’s your turn to raise a little girl.
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