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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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Slow Cooker Black Beans and Mom 2 Mom Monday #32

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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Dear Mom Who Needs a Break (and a $1000+ Giveaway!!)

  Mother’s Day is right around the corner and I’ve gotten together with a group of bloggers to bring you a giveaway and blog hop that we are hoping will bless you in an amazing way! We not only hope to bless several moms with some pretty awesome giveaway prizes, but we also hope to bless […]

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35 Ideas for an American Girl Doll Themed Birthday Party

Our daughter, Leah, will be receiving her first American Girl Doll for her 7th birthday this summer! So I thought it might be fun to have an American Girl themed birthday party! Pinterest is a great go-to source for inspiration! Here are 35 ideas, including food, decorations, activities and more! {P.S. Most of them are budget […]

To the wife who didn't want to be married to a pastor - three things I've learned in 8 years of ministry as a pastor's wife

To the Wife Who Didn’t Want to be Married to a Pastor

I am often asked, “did you ever think you’d be a pastor’s wife?” I’m still not exactly sure why people pose that question–I’m pretty sure people don’t ask my mother “did you ever think you’d be a mechanic’s wife?” Thankfully, I have an easy out for said question. The denomination I grew up in had […]

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