"faith & motherhood" (153 results)

{Faith & Motherhood} The Solution to Selfishness: Parenthood

Want to control—or even eliminate—selfishness? I have the perfect solution! Have a baby!

{Faith & Motherhood} Developing My Child’s ‘Character’: The Greatest Ghostwriting Gig Ever

I'm helping to write the first few chapters of my daughter’s life, so that I don't miss the opportunity to inject lessons that she'd never come up with on her own.

{Faith & Motherhood} Teaching Children To Pray—Purposefully and From the Heart

Lord knows I smile big and cheesy when I hear my daughter say her grace or put her hands together for prayer before we go night-night. But I think it’s just as important that when someone at school hurts her feelings, she knows she can go inside herself and pray about that too.

{Faith & Motherhood} The Joy in Tears: A Mother Learns the Benefit Of A Good Cry

There was a time when I would have viewed my tears, not as a way to cleanse my soul or to release the heaviness of heartache and pain, but as a sign of weakness. As if being weak (as in vulnerable) is a bad thing. It isn’t.

{Faith & Motherhood} When Your Reflection Talks Back

For most of us, our children are our second chance. And I don’t mean in a Joe Jackson, Kris Jenner kind of way either. We...

{Faith & Motherhood} Grace for the Ignorant: The Jesus I Want My Daughter to Know

I love Jesus. I do. And I want to teach my daughter to love Jesus, too. I want her to meet this awesome Power that...

{Faith & Motherhood} I Am Enough: Hearing Baby Girl’s Laughter Reminds a Mom To Find Her Joy

Her giggle is infectious. No, for real. If you heard my daughter laughing, I’m confident you would burst into a snicker of your own. Even...

{Faith & Motherhood} Finding—and Modeling—Contentment, For My Daughter’s Sake

  Who do I need to pay to get this child completely potty-trained? Between crockpot meal prep, editing deadlines, teaching, freelance writing and blah, blah,...

{Faith & Motherhood} Ten Life Lessons For My Baby Girl

After months of worrying whether my baby girl would “stick” or not (because of previous miscarriages) and finally settling into what ended up being a...

{Faith & Motherhood} Water-Walking Into Motherhood After Miscarriages and Others’ Doubt

“Shortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake. When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. “It’s...

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