It's okay to say that motherhood is hard--encouragement for the exhausting moments that you can take to heart right now.

It’s Okay to Say that Motherhood is Hard

STOP SAYING MOTHERHOOD IS HARD. That was the statement that popped up in my newsfeed a few months ago on Facebook. Immediately I bristled. What do you mean, stop? Who says I’m even saying such a thing? But I am. Those three words leave my mouth almost every single day. Motherhood is hard. In conversations with friends, […]

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3 Hang-Ups That Steal the Joy From Motherhood

Thanks for joining me for the Rediscovering Joy in Motherhood series! If you want to have each of the emails in this series delivered straight to your inbox, just sign up here! (no spam, I promise!)  One of the things that was brought to my attention as I was working through my struggle to enjoy being […]

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Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up #29

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99 Ways to Create a Home That Brings Joy to Your Family

Some days I look around my house and wonder how things got so crazy. When I was a little girl, I dreamed about my future. Among other things, it involved getting married, becoming a mom, and having our own house. I imagined more than a house though–I wanted a home that was more than just 4 walls, […]

Feeling less than joyous about motherhood? This series on rediscovering the joy of motherhood can help and encourage you!

Rediscovering Joy in Motherhood {a New Week-Long Series}

Tired. Overwhelmed. Too Busy. Frustrated. Joyless. Those first four words are often used to describe parts of motherhood. But that last one? Joyless? Yep, that described me as a mom.  Somewhere along the line, in the midst of nine years of diaper changes, messy faces, frazzled mornings and late night wakings, I let the enjoyment of […]

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4 Simple Steps to Stress-Free Homemaking (Free Video eCourse!)

Are you a stressed-out homemaker? Don’t stay overwhelmed! Check out this free eCourse: 4 Simple Steps to Stress-Free Homemaking! Are you tired of getting behind on laundry? Do you struggle to keep your kitchen clean? Does the dinner hour have you harried? If so, you cannot miss a FREE 4-part mini eCourse that is available […]

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Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up #29

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 […]


Want to Grow Your Blog but Don’t Know Where to Start?

Well, hello, fellow blogger, what brings you here today? Perhaps the title of this post caught your eye and you are looking for an answer to that very question: how do I start (or continue to) grow my blog?  Maybe you’re in a place as a very new blogger where you’ve caught a vision and […]

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Mom 2 Mom Tuesday…I Mean Monday

Dear me, I thought I had scheduled our link-up to go live on Monday morning but something happened and it didn’t post! So here it is, if you’d like to share your posts and read the all great stuff shared here each week! Welcome to the Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up! We are so glad […]


How I Doubled My Pinterest Followers

I haven’t written a in-depth post about blogging in awhile, but I think this post is worth the time it took for me to “break it down”. Awhile back, I took a four-month hiatus from blogging. I reevaluated, refreshed my vision, and started writing again at the end of August. By that time my pageviews had […]

He has already conquered--a comfort for believers when struggles overwhelm and we feel discouraged.

He Has Already Conquered

It can be hard to “focus on Jesus” sometimes, can’t it?  Even that phrase, “focus on Jesus”, is difficult to grasp onto. With everything else that fights for our attention, our concentration wanders. We struggle to remain centered on the important truths. As for me, I worry. I struggle. I am bothered by things I see happening […] Over 2,000 Unique and Exciting Toys for Children of All Ages! Click here!