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Mothering with Eternity in Mind


How to Love Your Family Without Making an Idol

I had been a Christian for years. As a young, married, mother-of-two, I loved God, and I made reading and following His word a priority in my life. And yet, somewhere in the midst of getting run over by that bus called “motherhood,” I began to notice that I was fearing a lot. I couldn’t bear all the looming possibilities… Read more


Heavenly Minded Mom is HERE!

Over the past five years, God has opened my eyes to the truth of eternity and its relevance to motherhood. In His grace, He brought me on a journey to see my life in light of heaven, and it changed everything. Now I believe He has entrusted me the task of helping other mothers anchor their hope firmly in heaven.… Read more


Activity Ark Review: Discovering spiritual truths one box at a time

I think subscription boxes are cool, and in many instances, they do make life simpler. As a non-crafty, busy mom who longs to share meaningful time with my children exploring spiritual truths, Activity Ark couldn’t be more perfect! Let me explain… What is Activity Ark? Activity Ark is a box subscription service that is delivered once every three months, or… Read more


To the Mom Who Is Tired and Weary

Ten months ago I gave birth to our sweet Lydia. Even though I was shocked by the fact that our baby was a girl (read this post about our surprise baby), I was absolutely sure of one thing as a mom of now four children; that I would be losing sleep. I knew the drill of waking up every 2… Read more


A Better Hope for Mothers When Life Feels Hard

Some seasons of mothering are hard. The sleep-deprivation. The frustration. The realization of our own inadequacy. The crushing of our pride. The harder-than-we-wanted-to-work hard work. The many, many needs to be met. The stretched-thin-ness of it all. Our body and soul react in ways we can’t always control: exhaustion, anxiety, unwanted emotions. We come to the end of ourselves and must cling… Read more


The Verse Every Mother Should Memorize

We went camping at the beach last Fall. Two parents brave (or crazy, depending on your perspective) enough to take four children 6 and under camping for a week. Would you believe me if I told you that we had a really great time? For five days we ate outside, went on nature walks, and of course, played at the… Read more


Serving Even When Your Hands Are Full

As a child and even into my teenage years, I remember going to church with my mom on Saturday nights to fold bulletins. The smell of the printed paper, the sound of the paper cutter, and trying to avoid paper cuts were all too familiar to me. I use to dread this. I wondered why in the world my mom… Read more


8 Ways to Start Praying for Your Kids Today

It takes about 4 seconds of scrolling through Pinterest or Facebook before you are confronted with post after post on what you should be praying for your kid, when, and how often. And then that you should be praying for their future spouse and friend group. It can quickly feel overwhelming. Especially if this is an area you’re working on… Read more


What Does It Mean to Parent with Humility?

God has called mothers to do many things. We are a chef, a chauffeur, a referee, etc. It seems like we are always going and doing what needs to be done. It can be easy for us to become discouraged and exhausted through all of the work we must do. So, how can we be humble through the endless tasks… Read more


How to Help Your Child Fall in Love with God’s Word

I can’t think of any greater goal in my parenting than for my children to fall in love with God’s word. This one thing will create ripples in their lives that will resonate into eternity. I am confident that if they love the Bible and learn to drink from this life-giving well for themselves, they will not only come to understand the… Read more

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