Why Being the ‘Perfect Mom’ is Overrated

I’m that mom who has to de-wrinkle the laundry multiple times because I consistently forget about it. I’m that mom who is the walking dead without some form of caffeine. I’m that mom who chronically worries about everything. I’m that mom who is chaotically organized. I’m that mom who is convinced that everything in the…

Finding Purpose–A Prayer for the Weary Momma

Oh momma, I see you. I see your tired eyes, and your matted hair up in a bun. I see your desperation. I see your loneliness. I see your struggle. Nobody said that motherhood would be easy, but they also didn’t say that it would be this hard. Here lately, I have been distracted by…

Overcoming Worry with Trust–Are you a Martha or a Mary?

I’m a “Martha.” A worrier. I worry about the future, and the things that are out of my control. I worry about what I’m going to eat next. I worry about how I’m perceived by others. I worry about my family, and who I am as a mother. I worry about worrying because I worry…

To the Brokenhearted on Mother’s Day

A typical Mother’s Day consists of a plethora of flowers, eating out at nice restaurants, and an abundance of sticky hugs from kids to their mommas. Husbands find last minute cards, and may even surprise their wives with breakfast in bed. The whole day is special, and the mothers and their families are beaming with…