From One Busy Mom to Another

Hope and Encouragement for busy moms


Being Mom is is hard! I’ve always felt like an okay mom, but the pandemic gave me a chance to see how I can be mighty, and that I can’t do it all on my own. I’m sharing things I’ve learned in the hopes it can help you, too!

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LET’S TALK: PRAYER

God’s been talking to me about prayer recently. Everywhere I turn, there’s yet another reminder that I need to set aside time in my day to talk to Him. 

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MY DEEPEST DESIRE

When you think about it, what are some of your deepest desires? In all honesty the main thing that came to mind is the desire to have a close mom friend.

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DEAR NEW MOM

You’re not alone. Your baby has shown you a new level of love, but becoming Mom is HARD–exhausting in a way you never thought possible.

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WHEN YOU FEEL A CHANGE COMING

Have you ever felt like a change was coming, but you don’t know what or when? Like you’re just waiting for the next step?

Almost a month ago, our family moved an hour north to live in the community where my husband became a pastor back in March. This was an answer to many prayers and a long period of trusting that God was directing us somewhere, and waiting for His timing.

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DO YOU RESPECT YOUR HUSBAND?

Back when my husband and I got married, my parents gave us a copy of Love and Respect to help us build a strong foundation to our marriage. Of course, with the distractions of life, it took us a while to get around to opening it up. But now, 13 years and 3 kids later, my husband picked it up and started reading through it.

I haven’t had a chance to dive into it yet, but my husband has been telling me about it and video blogging what he’s been learning. 

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WHERE IS YOUR FOCUS?

As you go about your day, how often do you stop and really focus on the person in front of you? 

It’s so easy for me to be focused on the to-do list in my head that I don’t stop and really listen to what my kids (or other people I’m talking to) are trying to communicate. 

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WHAT DO I PRAY ABOUT?

I’ve been working on praying lately.  This was a topic we covered Ephesians 3:14-21 at church on May 15. In this sermon, Pastor Matt suggested hiding from those you live with to hang out with God and pray.

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HOW BIBLICAL MATH CAN REVEAL TRUTH

As my kids have been getting older, I’ve been thinking about ways I can help them identify the truth in a world of half-truths and confusing misinformation. Here are three things I believe will help.

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FORGIVENESS IN A “CANCEL” CULTURE

We live in a culture that tells us to “cancel” those we disagree with and hold angry grudges against those who wrong us.

But holding grudges is bad for our health. So how do we teach our children about forgiveness, rather than holding onto those grudges?

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