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I Wish I Could Say I’m Always Kind, But I’m Not

Kind of a strange post title, isn’t it? I wish I could say I’m always kind…..to everyone, in every circumstance, especially as a pastor’s wife…but I’m not. On the outside I might be, but inside, sometimes I think: “Why doesn’t she do this? Why would she ever do that? How can she be that way?” I’m […]

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Mom 2 Mom Monday #36

Welcome to the Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up! We are so glad you are here.  We hope you will join us each Monday at 9am EST to link-up, hop around, encourage others, and be encouraged. The Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up is built on the foundation of 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and […]

25 summer science activities for kids! Teach your kids about creation with scientific observation and fun experiments and activities!

25 Summer Science Activities for Kids

Summer is a good season to do some of the fun things I didn’t have time to do during the school year with my kids: activities that are maybe a bit more time-consuming or messy or are better done outside! I searched around the internet and found 25 science experiments for kids that we have on […]

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How to Wait on God in Times of Transition

  After the earthquake a fire, but the LORD was not in the fire; and after the fire a sound of a gentle blowing. 1 Kings 19:12 Transitions are difficult. When my children were little babies, the transition from two naps a day to one was always tough. They were quite tired late in the […]

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When You Wonder if Parenting is Worth It and Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up #35

Welcome to the Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up! We are so glad you are here.  We hope you will join us each Monday at 9am EST to link-up, hop around, encourage others, and be encouraged. The Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up is built on the foundation of 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and […]

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5 Ways to Teach Your Children How to Pray

“Dear Jesus, um…..” If your child’s prayers seem to often begin that way, you’re not alone! Although my kids can quickly rattle off the latest Minecraft building ideas and go on for hours several minutes about the plot of a funny movie, praying to God doesn’t always come as easily. Perhaps it’s the fear of saying the wrong thing or […]

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Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up #34

Welcome to the Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up! We are so glad you are here.  We hope you will join us each Monday at 9am EST to link-up, hop around, encourage others, and be encouraged. The Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up is built on the foundation of 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and […]

5 ways I'm finding everyday joy in being a mom.

5 Ways I’m Finding Everyday Joy in Being a Mom

Thank you so much for joining me for the Rediscovering Joy in Motherhood series. You can read all of the posts in this series right here. We’ve reached the final day of the Joy in Motherhood series. We’ve talked about three hang-ups that steal the joy from motherhood, one seemingly negative phrase that’s okay for […]

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How I Finally Got Organized so I Could Enjoy my Family

Thanks for joining me for the Rediscovering Joy in Motherhood series! You can find all of the posts here.   How I Finally Organized My Life so I Could Enjoy my Family In one of the previous posts in this series, I shared a little bit about how I’m decluttering our house as we prepare […]

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No Bake Energy Bites and Mom 2 Mom Monday #33

Welcome to the Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up! We are so glad you are here.  We hope you will join us each Monday at 9am EST to link-up, hop around, encourage others, and be encouraged. The Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up is built on the foundation of 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and […]

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12 Resources for Overwhelmed Moms

I almost didn’t write this post. In fact, I almost quite writing the Rediscovering Joy in Motherhood series altogether! It’s funny how the things we try to encourage others about, the lessons we think we’ve learned, and the situations we believe we’ve mastered are the very things that challenge us once again. My husband and […]

15 Bible verses for when you need joy! Find the source of joy in the Scriptures to encourage you in your faith.

15 Bible Verses for When You Need Joy

As I’ve been writing the “rediscovering joy in motherhood” series, I’ve been thinking on some Scripture verses that talk about joy.  For me, going to God’s Word always brings encouragement. He is the source of joy, so what better place to go to grasp what joy really is and how we can have it! I […]

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