Being A Mom Is Hard! Encouragement for Stressed-Out Moms

Being A Mom Is Hard! Encouragement for Stressed-Out Moms

I’ve been a working mom and a stay-at-home mom and I can honestly say, BOTH are equally hard. It really bothers me when I see these conversations in mom’s groups on Facebook debating which is harder or who is the most stressed out. The thing is, being a mom is hard, period. Full stop. And the other hard truth is that it literally does not matter. There is no trophy for being a stay-at-home mom or a working mom. There is no award ceremony for being the best mom. Honestly, the best mom is a loving mom who takes care of her family, whatever that looks like. Being a Working Mom vs a Stay-At-Home Mom When I was a working mom, I longed to stay…

8 Quick and Easy Self-Care Lifehacks
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8 Quick and Easy Self-Care Lifehacks

“Ok, your turn!” I cheerily exclaim while wrestling my squirmy toddler to the ground for a diaper change first thing in the morning, her 8-month-old brother watching us with amusement as he happily chews on a dog toy… Needless to say, things only get more chaotic from there! Between chasing babies, toddlers, and puppies all day, I’ve learned that it takes some creativity to fit in self-care. And we’ve talked about self-care in the sense of taking time to do things that make you feel refreshed, even if only for a couple of minutes. But today I want to talk about some practical tips that you can use, especially when you are busy! Before I dive in, I want to reiterate that self-care can and…

But WHEN Do I Pray?!
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But WHEN Do I Pray?!

Does your life ever feel so busy you feel overwhelmed just thinking about it? Trust me, I get it. As a new mom working outside the home and moving soon, I feel like I never have time for anything, let alone prayer. Don’t get me wrong, I WANT to pray. I would love nothing more than to crack open the Bible or sit and write in a prayer journal. But I seriously feel like I Don’t. Have. Time. Turns out, I have way more time than I think I do, and I bet I can find some extra time in your busy day for prayer too! Here are my top 5 ways to incorporate prayer into your busy lifestyle: 1. Pray right when you wake…