There are many moms experiencing a tremendous amount of guilt and anxiety over their feelings for one of their children. We dearly love our kids, but maybe you have a problem child. Maybe you have a socially awkward child. Maybe you have a child who is just like you or not like you at all,… Continue reading Burden Builder #2: comparison…again!
Anyone who doesn’t think women are as competitive as men has never been to a preschool playgroup. We already talked yesterday about our ranking system with one another, but we have another ranking system with regard to our children. Are they normal? Are they bright? Are they godly? Are they winsome? Do they fit in?… Continue reading Burden Builder #2: Comparison part b
Yesterday I started a series about how we as Christian moms can cultivate the biblical perspective found in Psalm 127: Psalm 127: 3 Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. 4 Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children[a] of one’s youth. 5 Blessed is the man who fills his quiver… Continue reading Burden Builder #1: Misplaced Priorities
Are you on twitter? I am. ( _jazzhands_ if you want to follow me.) There are topics that trend on twitter all of the time. Today the trends so far are: #mysuperpowerwouldbe #thatsmydad #imhappiestwhen Marvins Room Twitter Pandora Friday Facebook Drake It could seem as though being gospel-centered is trending in Christianity right now. Have… Continue reading Trending now: #gospel-centered
I tried as I have tried many times before, but I just couldn’t do it. Jason has been watching the NBA finals lately, and because I somehow have a family obsessed with sports, I thought I would enter their world and try to watch a game last night. I would like to pause here to… Continue reading On Basketball and the Gospel
MOMentum is a feature on my blog that attempts to connect the power of the gospel to the mom experience. 🙂 “I need to see the cross!” was the emphatic statement of my two-and-a-half year old son, Caleb. No, he wasn’t some sort of theological savant. He had a morbid obsession with the cartoon picture… Continue reading I Need To See The Cross
My dear friend, Briana, wrote this post on her blog, Pleasant Places. I think it is such an encouragement to moms in all seasons so I got her permission to post it for this week’s MOMentum. Seems my sweet angel, Bella, has a devilish side to her. Don’t we all? Yep. It’s called the sin… Continue reading MOMentum: The Scandal of it All