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Practical advice and helpful tips on navigating the seasons of motherhood.

What Happens At School Matters a Lot

What Happens At School Matters a Lot

My challenge to us moms this week is to take some time to examine what’s going on in your child’s world at school- especially when your child acts out, has a change in his/her personality or is not acting like themselves around your home whether in attitude, loss of motivation for homework or acting more disrespectfully.

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Who Are You Seeking Approval From?

Who Are You Seeking Approval From?

Do you seek people’s approval like I do? Do you want to please your husband, children, parents and friends? The list could go on and on. If you are pursuing others approval, why is that? Are you looking for affirmation that you are doing a good job, are you searching to find your place in the world and if you have others approval then you know you are of worth, or do you just want people to like you?

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Forgiveness Is For Everyone, Even Moms

Forgiveness Is For Everyone, Even Moms

Moms, how many times have you “messed up” in mommy world and then later kicked yourself for reacting the way you did, making a rash decision, or deciding to not believe your child’s alibi and later finding out they were telling the truth? When any of these situations...

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4 Truths and Tips for a Happy Back-to-School Season

4 Truths and Tips for a Happy Back-to-School Season

Okay moms! It’s time for back-to-school! I’m sure half of you reading this TOM are sad that the summer is over, and the other half are thrilled to have the long days come to an end and ready to get a routine back into your life. I always fell in the middle somewhere. I loved summer with the late movie nights, letting the kids sleep until they woke up and having no set schedule. However, after eight weeks, I was ready to get back into a routine.

Here are my tips on gearing up for back to school:

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Devotional For Moms: You Are a Child of God

Devotional For Moms: You Are a Child of God

A mom’s world is busy from sunrise to sunset and sometimes it is hard to find time to spend with God, even with the best intentions. I pray this devotional will help you connect with your Heavenly Father and bring encouragement to you today in your journey of motherhood.

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Preparing Your Heart for The Goodness of God

Preparing Your Heart for The Goodness of God

If you are one of the BOAW moms that have been in our classes, you know what Clean Your Cup means. It does not mean go into your kitchen and clean all the dirty cups in your sink, or in my case, grab the 10 random cups that are laying around your bedroom/bathroom and clean them. No, we learned that cleaning your cup could be a spiritual exercise, with your cup symbolizing your heart.

As Christians, we are to clean our hearts because over time our spiritual hearts get clogged with sin and—if left unattended—it hinders how we hear from God and love others. This sin may look like criticism, selfishness, arguing, not forgiving someone, or even grumbling.

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