How To Lead By Example In the New Year

Written by: Ashley Peavey  2 Corinthians 5:17 “ Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!” Have you ever gone through a day, a week, maybe even a month and thought to yourself, where has the time gone? Ever since having kids, that thought comes through my head far …

New Mama Feels and the Loneliness We Don’t Want To Admit

Written by: Raven Alexis I allowed myself to Google it. “the loneliness of motherhood” 448,000 results. Isn’t that funny? That while feeling so alone, there are so many others searching and discussing the same thing? As a relatively new mama (my son, Legend, is 6 months old), I still get asked: “How’s motherhood treating you?” “Do you love being a …

When the Ordinary Becomes the Extraordinary

Written by Marielle Petkoff My life is boring. My life is nothing special. I have nothing to say worth sharing. I went from working for a well-known corporation, managing a multi-million dollar business, to spending my days as a stay-at home mom, changing diapers, microwaving chicken nuggets, and driving circles around the neighborhood just to kill time when the afternoons …

How to Organize Your “Motherload” In 1 Easy Step

Organized chaos—that’s basically the definition of my life. I am half perfectionist/half chicken with my head cut off. It’s a problem. My husband lovingly points out my issues as he searches for any of his belongings (keys, phone, etc.) in my diaper bag. Sure, everything I need is packed in there, but as the day goes on, everything gets thrown …

A Pregnant Mama’s Journey: The Good, The Hard, and The In-Between

Written by Gwendolyn Fiola Since it was a fresh start to a new year, on January 5th my husband and I sat down and decided what we wanted to do with our year. We made financial goals, relationship goals, spiritual goals, and physical goals. We also talked about whether or not we wanted to add on to our family this year, but we …

How Faith Impacted My Natural Childbirth

Written by: Chelsea McKinney A portion of this post originally appeared on the “And Then Life” Blog. Early on in my pregnancy I decided I wanted to experience natural childbirth. I wanted to do it for the typical reasons you hear—no unnecessary meds, faster recovery, and movement during labor. But more than anything, I honestly felt that women truly are …