Sometimes, being a mom just isn't enough.. we all have longings and gifts that we want to use; but having kids, sometimes these take a backseat. For me, I had to wrestle mentally about where God wanted me. I mean, He gave me these talents and desires, so I know He wouldn't want me to waste them as a stay at home mom right? WRONG!. Click the blog post to read more. . . also, have a look to see some home management resources that a dear friend gave to me.
This featurefriday we feature Jenae Jarvis as she talks about her experience with postpartum depression. Jenae Jarvis, of YouTube channel “AjarvisThing” is a mom of three and wife to one. This family of five Vlogs their daily lives of parenting and marriage. They laugh, they cry, and make memories together. You can subscribe to their YouTube channel at: AjarvisThing Or follow them on social media: IG:Ajarvisthing And for business inquiries: AjarvisThing@gmail.com
So , a good friend of mine sent me a blog article about setting your morning routine. I wasn't sure setting a routine would be life changing, but then I tried it! As as a stay at home mother, it may seem that the days just slip away; so much to do and so little time. My advice for you, mama, is get a morning routine together. Let it be 5-7 things that, if it's all you did in a day, you would be satisfied.
With Snippets of Mymommyhood, I want to give a brief look into my life.. nothing long, like usual blog posts, but just a snippet.. Between the diaper changes, cooking, cleaning, and trying to "nap when they nap" it gets so hard to spend time with my Savior.
This blog post captures my honest thoughts and concerns in this new season of life, raising two under two.Life has changed since baby Lauren got here..I'm going to use this letter to try my best to explain it.
I'm not sure if it's the rush of hormones, the change a baby produces, or the fear others may instill, but baby blues are real. I'm not talking depression, which is more severe, but just the blues ya know? Feeling down, not necessarily hopeless.. Well, here's my experience... When Did It Start?Now that I feel… Continue reading Baby Blues: It’s a Real Thing
As a woman, especially as a Christian woman, I've heard many times that the woman's role in marriage was to manage the home and rear children. THIS scared me! I mean, look at the Proverbs 31 woman... how did she do it all? This process of house management is different for everyone , for the stay at home mom, for the working mom, for the single mom, etc. so our processes don't necessarily look the same.. but, some of the same principles apply.
Disclaimer: this isn't your typical , romantic story.. we didn't meet, lock eyes and have a "love at first sight" kinda thing going. Also, being much more mature in my Christian walk, do not advocate for online dating relationships as a means of finding God's choice for you. It just so happens, God's grace is sufficient and this worked out for us. With that being said, here goes !
Overtired, Hangry (Hungry + Angry), fussy, whinny, and played out.. I'm talking about the mamas out there who, like myself, get overwhelmed by the blessing of a child that God has given them. This is for the moms, who like me, love and enjoy their kids but sometimes feel like they’re drowning in mundaneness, routines and patterns, and chores.
We're almost there! Move in date is fast approaching, like literally days away (and forreal this time- no other set backs).