Category Archives: Stay-at-home mom

Hope in His Promise

    “Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!” (Luke 1:45, NIV) This past weekend, we celebrated our firstborn’s fourth birthday.  And, yes, this mama was quite emotional. You see, our son … Continue reading

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Being Instead of Doing

Here in New York City, our culture is very much go-go-go. We rise and shine, hustle in the daily grind, and then repeat it all over again.  It’s pretty much the way life is here. To be busy is pretty … Continue reading

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Hope in His Discipline

“Just as I’m in the process of parenting my children, the Lord is in the process of parenting me.” I read this quote by Melissa Kruger, a writer with Proverbs 31 Ministries, a few months ago and, as a stay-at-home … Continue reading

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An Exhausted Mama Finding Grace on a Sunday Morning

Sunday mornings can drain me.  There, I said it. Not quite something a pastor’s wife should say, I know. But, it’s the truth. On a normal Sunday, we rise up early to prepare for church. My husband leaves the house … Continue reading

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What Well Are You Drawing From?

When I became a mom, I was a tad bit naïve about how our lives would change.  It couldn’t be too hard to take care of a tiny person, could it? Boy, did I underestimate this thing called parenthood. Never … Continue reading

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When this Lonely Mama was on the Hunt for a Friend

Life as a stay-at-home mom has been fun.  What a great experience to see my son grow, learn, and play.  Sesame Street songs, soccer balls, playing T-Ball, dunking basketballs, and tossing footballs fill up my daily agenda.  It’s been a … Continue reading

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Acquitted from the Law that Kills

Since becoming a stay-at-home-mom I have discovered a lot about myself.  I’ve learned some good things, but also a few not so good things, or, as described in “mommy” vocabulary, “yucky” things. Without fail, one of those “yucky” things continually … Continue reading

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