The realities of motherhood in a rapidly changing society.

This last year has been, in a nutshell, a combination of chaos, fear, isolation, uncertainty, and incredible change. Finding peace has been easier for some than it has for others. While all of us have been greatly impacted, I fear that mothers have been hit the hardest. I was curious about how mothers had fared through this pandemic and went about finding a survey that may shed light on the topic.

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Why we shouldn’t fear…

  Fear is rampant and spreading like wildfire. It feeds on the constant fear mongering spoon fed to us by news sources and media outlets. Financial troubles and relationship conflict only add to the mounting dread. Suddenly, our minds are consumed by worry and anxiety and our decisions reflect this fear. Yet, we should not…

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The best self-help advice I can give…

The best self-help advice I can give is simply this: less self. As Christians, we are compelled constantly in the Word of God to put an end to our flesh that our spirits may live! In my life, I’ve begun to utilize hindsight to propel my present decisions. When I would look at my days,…

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Quick and easy writing tips

Writing on a daily basis is one of my goals for 2018. This is no easy task. Even though I love writing, it can be extremely difficult to make the time to actually sit and put words on paper (or Word documents…). With a desire to start strong, I began to scour the podcast world…

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Moving to minimalism in 2018

I’ve been listening to podcasts, reading blogs, and really diving into the idea of minimalism lately. While I’m not the type to go and sell everything I own and live in a tiny house, there are stunning truths inside the idea of “minimalism.” One definition of minimalism is this: “Minimalism is a lifestyle that helps…

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Part 1: Practical ways to curb “phone addiction

It’s a beautiful Saturday morning and I’m eating pancakes, wearing sweats, and drinking coffee at my kitchen table…LOVELY! Unfortunately, I have my cell phone on my right and laptop in front of me. This can only mean one thing: SCREEN ADDICTION!

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Dating: Forgiveness

Before Nathan and I were married, I remember thinking about forgiveness. I remember pondering situations and asking myself whether I would be able to forgive this thing or that thing. While it was a simple and probably not completely accurate heart test, it led to a huge revelation. GOD PROVIDED FORGIVENESS FOR MY SINS BEFORE MY…

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Dating: Fact VS Fiction

In the Christian dating world, there’s a lot of unanswered questions floating through the minds of young suitors. Here are the three most important things to remember throughout your relationship

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