Joyfilled Motherhood

Blogger Recognition Award

You've been following along in my blogging journey so I wanted to include you in knowing about my first ever blogger nomination!

Blogger Recognition Award

I am so thankful to Angela over at NaturalBornMommy for nominating me!

This award helps us all to discover new bloggers who are doing just what they should to help others find the information they are looking for, that's what blogging is all about anyhow.  I know some bloggers make it about themselves,

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Slipping through the cracks: How to spend more time with my 5-8 year old?

5 to 8 year olds

I’ve finally made it! I have time! Got the kid in school, no more diapers, no more helping feed them.

You take a gigantic sigh of relief.

Those early days of diaper blow outs, falling-on-the-floor tantrums, and your own thoughts of I-just-can’t-wait-til-naptime are all starting to fade. But you may notice other things starting to fade also. Continue reading “Slipping through the cracks: How to spend more time with my 5-8 year old?”

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How do I end the ‘Everyday is the same day’ cycle?

Everyday is the same day! AH! Help me, I just feel like I’m stuck in a cycle of neverending poopy diapers.

I used to tell my husband that I actually know what it’s like to live in the old movie Groundhog Day. Do you know of this movie? Continue reading “How do I end the ‘Everyday is the same day’ cycle?”

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The Attack on the Home Through Mom

The attack on mom and the home is one of the most serious discussions that is rarely had. When it is you and them (the kids) alone during the day you are in a spiritual war that not only knocks the wind out of your sails mentally but also physically.

These regular attacks come with being a mother but Continue reading “The Attack on the Home Through Mom”

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Why don’t I have help in motherhood?

I need motherhood help

Everywhere you turn you get minimal to zero help. Why does it seem no one is pitching in when you feel like you are drowning? You may be the mom that lacks any understanding of how to BE MOM. You feel your shortcomings are so great….

“How did I get here? I don’t know what to do with this child or with this house. I don’t even know who I am anymore.”

Continue reading “Why don’t I have help in motherhood?”