Motherhood & The Few: Why Our Feet Should Be Tied

  There are millions of mothers in this world. And there are millions of Christian mothers. But, out of all those millions of mothers, there are but a few that are pursuing their responsibility with passion, intention, and wholehearted, undivided hearts. Several centuries ago, there was one mother who recognised that she was one of…

The Heart of Being a Good Parent

We all want to be good parents, don’t we? I know I do. It’s something I strive for most days. (And I say most days because, well, some days are just for getting through than for thriving.) I’m always trying to learn more about what God thinks is a good parent and what makes a…

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,…

Book Review: Home Sweet Homeschool by Sue Maakstad

This post contains affiliate links. Ever since we decided to educate our children at home I have been reading and reading almost anything that I can get my hands on {see this post on some other home education books}. Now our eldest is four and heading towards the “officially homeschooling” mark {though, really, we’ve been…

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…