Moms Have Dreams, Too (& Yes, It’s Okay!)

It’s easy to martyr yourself for the greater good. It’s even easier to resent the greater good because of your own choice to pursue martyrdom. While I wholeheartedly believe in godly submission to your husband and service to your family, there is still room for a mom to be the woman God made her to […]

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Why I Love Being a Girl Mom: Feminine Not Feminist

Being a girl mom is a lot of fun, even when you are not playing dress up! Actually, we don’t ever play dress up. One, I have a 2-year-old who is not interested in skirts and dresses. Two, I’m in no place to be spending tons of money on clothes that only fit for a […]

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Slow as Slow Gets

It’s taken me months of reading to admit that I’m still in the book of Genesis. Earlier this year, I set out on what I thought would result in me reading the Bible more. I knew I wouldn’t finish the entire Bible by the close of the year but I thought I’d get at least […]

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Dear Diary, I’m not Wonder Woman—There, I Said it!

I recently left my job. I’ll admit I’m ashamed to say that but I think it will make sense if I get that off my chest, now. Because the path of my life is getting clearer and clearer, only I could hope. God’s Hand is here. That is all I will say. A wonderful opportunity […]

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How Does it Feel When…

You want to work on something reaaaally badly but life keeps on interrupting you? Or life drains your energy so when the time comes around, you fall asleep instead of do the thing? Or time? What is that? There’s so much on the schedule! And your schedule is full of things that aren’t the passions […]

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Rebranding My Blog

I’ve found that although I love writing, I am very much a verbal processor. Which means that talking out loud and communicating externally is a big part of understanding thoughts whether they be my own or others. Think of the question, “are you hearing yourself right now?” As part of this revelation, I have tried […]

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100th Post! The News: I’m Cancelling mama-equis.com

I cannot believe I have made it to 100 posts! I cannot believe it has taken me two years to get to 100, haha. Most of all, I cannot believe that I have been blogging for TWO whole years! And two years later, I have come to a turning point in this journey. This was […]

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What is Your Why?

I’ve been thinking a lot about why I do certain things, why I say certain things, and why I believe certain things? Here are some questions to ask yourself: It’s easy to forget your why, especially when you never knew what it is. To me, having a why is a direct indicator of having a […]

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and I’m FREEEE…

heart shaped fireworks

“Free Falling!” Haha, the song is stuck in my head. I deleted 100 drafts yesterday. Yes, 100 potential blog posts. 100 pieces of drafted ideas, brainstorms, or entire essays in the trash later and I feel so free! There is something very satisfying about getting rid of things you worked on, especially when they just […]

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