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Avoiding the Comparison Spiral

by Emily Saunders As humans and especially women we have a strong tendency to compare ourselves to others.  We like to survey those around us and see how we “stack up”.  When it comes to things like appearance, finances, jobs, relationships and material possessions, we just can’t seem to stop evaluating ourselves based on others.  Motherhood compounds the situation because ... Read More »

Proverbs 31: A Mom’s Perspective

Proverbs 31.  What a powerful chapter in the Bible that is not intended to make women feel as if they’re not “enough.”  Really, none of us are “enough” when the standard is a perfect and holy Christ (who clothes us in His righteousness).  Before you read it, have a different perspective and consider it from God’s pen. Did you know ... Read More »

God’s Will: A Mom story

Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.” (NIV) Isn’t it funny how we KNOW that God’s plan for us is greater than our own, yet we still try to fit him into our realm of human thinking and ... Read More »

New Mom Tips

Favorite (and maybe controversial?) New Mom Tips: My son is 11 weeks old now and I feel like he and I are both completely different people than we were 11 weeks ago.  He can, of course, hold up his head, look all around, smile, laugh, blow bubbles, play etc and I am finally feeling like I have this Mommy thing ... Read More »

10 tips for making mothering easier

 “Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories.” — John Wilmot  I have motherhood totally figured out.  I get it right every time.  I’m so relieved I have all the answers.  It’s easy.  Umm, you’re laughing with me, right?! While I still have more questions than answers, I ... Read More »

4 Things All New Moms Must Do

you’re a sleep-deprived, overwhelmed, and already super busy new mom, thinking about getting back into fitness can be overwhelming.  If you don’t know where to start, you’re not alone.   As a still “new” mom of a now 6 month old, I can tell you that getting back your pre-baby body doesn’t have to be complicated.  But before you go ... Read More »

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