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Motherhood

You’re not listening to me: 3 reasons why your kid doesn’t want to talk to you (+ what you can do improve)

One challenge of being a mom is creating a relationship where our children want to talk to me. Those days of constant chatter about everything from their latest poop to their biggest dream when our children were little, seem so fleeting. I had no idea just how much I would miss the oversharing of my little fellas. Now with our fellas older, I find myself hunting for the right question. You know the one question that would lead to them sharing the details of their day. The one question that would get more[...]

Being a calm mom: 3 ways to keep your cool when your kids are losing theirs

Raising four sons, I have experienced epic tantrum meltdowns, bad attitudes on the way to school, anger outburst before church, and tirades about the food they don’t eat. Sometimes the out of control outburst of my fellas only led to my own. I’ve reacted when they were little. I was a sleep-deprived momma with three little ones under five struggling with boys who didn’t want to be potty trained, who screamed because they didn’t want to get out the car, or who wouldn’t go to bed because daddy wasn[...]

From fear to faith: 8 scriptures to pray over your children

Does motherhood ever stress you out?We want our children to be okay, to make wise decisions, to be healthy, to choose the right friends, and to follow after God with their whole heart. But if you are anything like me, sometimes I end up parenting from my position of fear of the unknown instead of parenting from the faith in my Almighty Father who knows all. That’s why PRAYER is vital to how we parent our children. Prayer is our way of stepping away from fear so we can walk in faith. We rely less on our[...]