The Surprises of Motherhood: Part 4

For the final installment in my “Surprises of Motherhood” series, I asked a fellow #boymom Eleanor Rooke to share what has been the biggest surprise for her in motherhood. I met Eleanor while we were undergrad students at Wheaton College and I wish I would have gotten to know this gem of a person better […]

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Today I am…

Today I am feeling like a bad mom. We are on day 12.5 of Christmas vacation. The boys fighting seems to be increasing as my patience is decreasing. Simply put, we are not coexisting very well together right now. I’m newly back into the full-time stay-at-home-mom gig and remembering just how hard this is. I’m […]

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The Surprises of Motherhood: Part 3

For the third installment of my “Surprises of Motherhood” series, I asked my close friend and small group leader, April Knapp, to share with us what has surprised her about motherhood. April is a homeschooling mama to three kids with her fourth baby on the way. She is one of the most industrious, handy, and […]

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The Surprises of Motherhood: Part 2

This week I am continuing the “Surprises of Motherhood” blog series and I’m SO excited to introduce you guys to a blogger-friend of mine, Cyndi Beer. I met Cyndi through Instagram actually and she’s become one of my favorite mamas to follow along on the ‘gram. Cydni cares deeply about her faith, her family and […]

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The Surprises of Motherhood: Part 1

Today, I’m kicking off a series on the topic of “The Surprises of Motherhood.” I’ve lined up some amazing guest writers who will be sharing on this topic over the next few weeks, starting today with Anna Trivits, a dear friend from my childhood. Anna somehow found time to graciously gift us with a blog […]

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Motherhood: Expectations Vs Reality

Motherhood has been much harder than I ever expected it to be. Truth be told, I had a very flowery idea of parenting before I actually became a mom. I had done a lot of babysitting before having kids of my own and I always loved being around kids. Somehow I thought that meant I […]

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