Motherhood, like labour and delivery, is hard. And, like labour and delivery, we can choose to work with God or stumble our way through and make things more difficult. We CAN do this because it is God who has called to be mothers (yes, He did!), and He will equip us.
March 1995 Our bedside table moved 90 degrees. On its own. We freaked out. We now know first hand that spiritual warfare is real. It is not superstition or an overactive imagination. But the good news is that God is even more real and powerful! He who is in us is greater than he who is in the world indeed!
I think the biggest issue most of us have when we choose to stay home to be with our children is the struggle with housework. However, housework is something that needs to be done and done regularly. Otherwise it piles up and any motivation to get to it decreases at an exponential rate!
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How do we do what we do? Is there some secret we are not sharing with you? No. I am not being secretive or trying to brush you off by sounding super spiritual. You can do what I/we do, too. We serve the same God and have the same Holy Spirit. Every child of God can do what He calls him to do.
Are you empowering or holding your children back? Aim to raise independent learners for life and your homeschool. It will lessen the workload and stress. In this post, I share how our curriculum choice and planner system helped me in my quest to get our children be more independent.
Must I cook and clean to be considered a good mother? Can’t I just farm both out and concentrate on just the fun parts? But cooking and cleaning are basic life skills. As a loving mother wouldn’t you want to equip your children with these basic life skills?
Indeed, what will our family, friends and colleagues say of us when we return to the Lord? We cannot dictate the legacy we leave behind, nor how history will remember us. But we can do our best to make sure that we have done our part.
So, unless you have been living under a rock, you would have read or heard about the “nice, exclusively gay moment” in Disney’s latest offering, Beauty and the Beast. So, are the conservatives really making a mountain out of a molehill? Or is there really an insidious plot to brainwash our children? How will YOU decide on this issue?
Feeling too overwhelmed hits us every now and then. I totally get it. It could be due to a sudden change in circumstances. It could be due to money woes or even hormonal changes. This post is specifically for new…