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Share14Pin28Tweet4EmailShareReddit46 SharesWhat do you do when it seems like you never feel well? I get a little tired of hearing the mantra myself. Like a broken record-player. Playing the same old song over and over again. Those sad, disappointed little voices. “Mommy doesn’t feel good… Mommy’s tired… Mommy needs to lay down… Mommy doesn’t feel …

When “Mommy Doesn’t Feel Good” {Imperfect Moms Day 48}Read More »

Share49Pin51Tweet12EmailShareReddit112 SharesCommon wisdom says that the best thing a mom and dad can do for their children is to love one another. But more important than that is for a child to see that his parents love Jesus Christ. Not, and I’m being very specific here, not merely hear it said that they love Him, but see everyday, and …

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Share20Pin25Tweet1EmailShareReddit46 SharesDear Momma, Today I want to share some of my imperfections with you. I yell. A lot. Sometimes it seems that the only way that the boys will listen is if there is yelling involved. I lose my patience easily. I discipline out of anger. I have a hard time apologizing. Is it hard …

Dear Momma, You Can Rejoice in Your Imperfections! {Imperfect Moms Day 45}Read More »

Share6Pin21Tweet6EmailShareReddit33 SharesI am sitting on an airplane on my way to a conference and I am so frustrated! I couldn’t find the top I need to wear tonight. Just couldn’t find it. I tore the house up looking for it. How do things like that happen? How can you lose an outfit you wear all …

Even Parenting Authors Aren’t Perfect, But God Is {Imperfect Moms Day 44}Read More »

Share27Pin12Tweet4EmailShareReddit43 SharesWe cherish of the sweet moments of motherhood, of tucking our little ones in at night with soft moon-glow as they drift off in peaceful sleep. Reality strikes in any of the following scenarios that develop after the supposed final goodnight. “Mommy, I need a drink!” says the bright-eyed preschooler in the doorway. The …

5 Tips to Outwit the Overwhelms {Imperfect Moms Day 43}Read More »

Share6Pin11Tweet4EmailShareReddit21 SharesTwo years ago, I began reading blogs with the view toward starting my own. In posts by Christian mothers, I kept running across comments like this: “I homeschool my children, but I’m not perfect.” “I use cloth diapers, but I’m not perfect.” Really? Why did you think that I thought you were? In topics …

How Do I Get the “Imperfect” Out of My Perfection Salad? {Imperfect Moms Day 40}Read More »

Share11Pin3Tweet6EmailShareReddit20 SharesAlmost daily it’s likely you pack lunches. You wash your children’s clothes. You do their dishes. You probably even clean up after them, putting away toys and books, making their beds, and picking up their towels off the bathroom floor. These are all wonderful and motherly ways we show our family we love them. …

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If Today is Boring, Read This

Share23Pin15Tweet9EmailShareReddit47 SharesIs today boring? Are things routine and mundane — monotonous, even? Life has plenty of excitement for any parent, both positive and negative, but in between are row upon row of those routine, remind-me-why-I’m-doing-this-again days. This morning during my devotion time I read from Exodus 13, which is copied below. The backstory here is that …

If Today is Boring, Read This {Imperfect Moms Day 19}Read More »

Share25Pin7Tweet10EmailShareReddit42 SharesOn a recent trip to a conference in Boise, Idaho I realized that I had once again fallen into a repeated bad habit. I had packed too many clothes. I knew when I zipped up the piece that I wouldn’t wear half of what I packed (and I didn’t). To compound my frustrations, I …

Are You Carrying Too Much Emotional Baggage? {Imperfect Moms Day 17}Read More »

Share7Pin110Tweet12EmailShareReddit129 SharesWhen my kids were little, I always kept them close by me whenever we’d go out anywhere.  We’d make a trip to Walmart and if they were not contained in the cart, I constantly had a hand on them.  I’d hold their hands when we walked down the street.  I was momma bear when …

He Is My Children’s Heavenly Father {Imperfect Moms Day 2}Read More »

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Share49Pin1Tweet7EmailShareReddit57 SharesExciting update! The series is here! It’s here! 😀 Come check it out! If you’re interested in adding your own post, leave a comment. There’s always room. 🙂 I am hosting a series in August, September and October called the Imperfect Mom Confessional. The strain of perfectionism is so strong, even among believers. Everyone …

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