Becoming Mom

In the hospital, the first time she cries you think, ‘Is that my baby?’ I have a baby. Someone that looks to me for everything. A real baby that really eats, cries and needs me? These are touching moments, esp. since your body is going through a hormonal aerobics.

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Why don’t I know my motherhood priorities?

Priorities lacking

Motherhood is not just about motherhood but about womanhood, wifehood and the priorities of those roles. When you become a mother it’s assumed you have some sense of the latter two but many times that’s not the case. By the time I became a mother I was 29 years old, plenty of time to figure out what my role was as a woman. I was also married 3 years at that point and I should have had a feel for what that meant too.

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Why am I Frustrated in my Marriage?

Frustrated in my Marriage

From the Learn To Be Content Series

Sharing your life with someone else in marriage has many blessings and advantages but also frustrations. Raising children, running a home, jobs, schools, extended family all cause overwhelm which can lead to frustration and pressure in your marriage. So as I’ve been working on my friendship issues, I noticed my need for control, and ultimately the lack of it has created other issues, especially in my marriage. Imagine with me a moment…. Read More

Why Don’t I Have Strong Friendships?

Lack of Strong Friendships Image

From the Learn To Be Content Series

Developing strong friendships as an adult is hard work. Many adults, young mothers in particular, don’t have strong friendships since they take time that we don’t have. Seems like everything as an adult takes work and takes maneuvering, but some things, no matter how much planning or crafting you put into it you just can’t control the outcome. Read More