How To Know If You’re Parenting From Fear

I don’t often catch on straight away. It can take a few weeks for me to realise what’s going on. What is going on? Signs You’re Parenting From Fear I start to get overwhelmed. Instead of finding joy in my days, I feel frustrated and a plaguing feeling of lack. I find the children difficult,…

For the Overwhelmed, Exhausted Wife & Mother

I wrote this on Instagram the other day: I am so tired. This full-time motherhood, investing in future generations, character building, loving, feeding, nurturing thing is just exhausting. I never knew my dream job would take so much of me. It is relentless. I desperately need encouragement every single day.” It’s not just that I’m…

If the Husband is the Head, What is the Wife?

Headship. Submission. That’s what I’m wanting to talk about today. But not to you, to me. Huh? What I mean is that, if I were talking to myself, I would know that I have read, understood, accepted, and am trying to live out the Biblical design for men and women in marriage: of the husband…

My Favourite Reads of 2016.

I love reading and think I have read about 50 books this year. I feel like that is a good accomplishment, but nothing compared to others. I read a blogger the other day who said that she has read more than 300 books this year {and that doesn’t include all the read-aloud’s she does with…

Feeling All The Feelings: Life After Anti-Depressants

For more posts on mental health and motherhood, click here. If you have followed my blog for any length of time, you will know that for the past three years I have been on anti-depressants. You will know that I haven’t suffered from depression but rather a cyclical anxiety disorder that was triggered off when…

Why Pursuing Perfection Makes Me Less Faithful.

For many years I have struggled with a pursuit of perfectionism. It is a drive I have that pushes me forward in many ways, though this desire for perfectionism doesn’t stretch to all areas of my life. I don’t, for example, want a perfect house. {Which, those who know me, would nod in agreement because…