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Try Something New in Your Marriage & Keep the Spark Alive

Scroll Down to Enter to Win a Sweetheart Gift Basket Every year I have new goals, books I want to read, places I want to go, experiences I want to have, dreams I want to fulfill, and every year my husband and I go on what we call "visioneering dates". Well, truth be told we love them so much we visioneer together often, but we specifically prepare and communicate about where and how [...]

By |February 2nd, 2016|Blog, Giveaways, Holidays, Marriage|9 Comments
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When you are jealous that your husband gets to work

He was supposed to leave the next morning for a four-day retreat in Hawaii. All I could think about was how he was escaping to paradise, sandy beaches, sunshine, and a full night's sleep, while I was stuck with a sick household of children and a dream of one night's rest uninterrupted. I was jealous. As I went about my day, I washed his clothes for packing and tried to prepare my mindset for the late night drop [...]

By |January 29th, 2016|Biblical Womanhood, Blog, Marriage, Motherhood|2 Comments
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Learning to Delight in the Moment & Let Go of Mommy Guilt

I struggle with feeling guilty sometimes. Do you? Guilt for being out running errands and leaving my teenager to make lunch. Guilt for not seeing so-n-so's text message and failing to get back to them right away. Guilt for missing that call from Dad (or whomever). Guilt for having to say no to a season of sports or that other activity. Guilt for not volunteering at the church  ________ (name your ministry). Or guilt for [...]

By |January 24th, 2016|Blog, Motherhood, Nursing, Parenting|1 Comment
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The Postpartum FOG: The Week After Birth

So your expecting a baby moon? You've been carrying your sweet babe in your womb for -40+ weeks and your anxiously awaiting the moment you get to hold your baby in your arms. Then the big D-Day  arrives! You give birth, and like most, you experience one of the most exhilarating few hours post birth. You are hungry, eating like you never have before, and snuggling your sweet bundle of joy. If you are like me, you [...]

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Taking Time to Heal from Pregnancy and Birth |Postpartum Care

Time is one of our greatest commodities here on earth. And it is our responsibility to steward it well. Many might think that taking 30-45 days to rest is absurd and excessive, but did you know that women who take that time to recover and heal have less likely a chance of suffering PPD AND they are known to have longer life spans! Did you know that there are actually 4 trimesters, not three? Many [...]

By |November 16th, 2015|BIRTH, Blog, Motherhood, postpartum, pregnancy, Redeeming Childbirth|0 Comments
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Not Every Pregnancy Is the Same | Encouragement from a Mom of Seven

As many of you know, I am expecting our 7th blessing! Well, it dawned on me the other day that I haven't shared much here, on my personal website, about what God has been teaching me through this pregnancy.  If any of you follow Redeeming Childbirth or my journey through Instagram, then you probably see some of what I share, but I was prompted the other day to begin sharing more personally with you here [...]

By |November 12th, 2015|BIRTH, Blog, Motherhood, postpartum, pregnancy, Redeeming Childbirth|6 Comments
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Pressure to Do & Compare As a Mom + Hoodwinked Giveaway

a Rafflecopter giveaway Today's Confession as a Homeschooling Mom of Six Who is Pregnant and Due Any Day!   Sisters,   Many of you know I am pregnant with our 7th baby and due on Nov. 21st! But what you don't know, is that in the midst of trying to run a household, educate my kids, get them to all their activities, make it to my prenatal appointments, all while NESTING, I still have to [...]

By |November 3rd, 2015|Biblical Womanhood, Blog, Friendship, Motherhood|15 Comments
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Redeeming Halloween | The Pumpkin Gospel

What does Redeeming Halloween look like?  If you are reading this post, most likely you or someone you know has struggled with "celebrating halloween" like most of our American or World culture does... and you are looking for an alternative. If you are like me, you didn't want to be the grinch or viewed as some judgmental Christian. And let's face it, even in the church, when you rebel against the norm of what most do, people judge [...]

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Confidence Rejuvenated: Join Me for a FREE Online Women’s Mini Retreat

Go Here to Register! Do you feel tired, worn out and in need of spiritual refreshment? No matter what time of year it is, I can always find some excuses for why life has been too busy! What about you? Maybe you have been experiencing such fullness of life that there are a million things distracting you from being truly filled up and rejuvenated as the Confident Woman God has made you to be? My [...]

By |October 1st, 2015|Biblical Womanhood, Blog, Podcast, Webinars/ Events|0 Comments
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4 Tips to Help You Keep Your Marriage Vow, “For Better, or For Worse”

"For better, or for worse, for richer, or for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, until death do us part..." Those infamous words that imply loyalty and faithfulness.   But those vows aren’t so easy to keep when the going gets tough… or tougher… or the toughest. Today my husband and I celebrate our 16th wedding anniversary. I remember the feelings that overwhelmed me the day he proposed. He was [...]

By |September 19th, 2015|Blog, Marriage|0 Comments