Practical advice and helpful tips on navigating the seasons of motherhood.
The addition of children changes a marriage. So how do you balance life with children and your spouse?read more
When children enter the picture, your life changes forever. Your sleep habits change, your diet is changed, your schedule is changed and the amount of laundry you do definitely changes. As your child grows, some of these areas in your life get back to normal, except for your laundry … that continues to build!
The addition of children changes your marriage too. So how do you balance life with children and your spouse? It’s hard to do, and let’s be honest, sometimes our spouses are put on the back burner because we don’t have the energy to put in the “extra” time with them. Tune in to today’s episode to hear Karen answer questions from moms about how to re-connect with their spouse now that kids are in the picture!
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Do you ever feel like the world is playing tug of war and you’re the rope?!read more
Resources Mentioned in this Episode: Moments With God for Moms Wire Talk Episode #5 : Is Me Time Really That Important? Moms have so much on their plates at all times. With all of the busyness, how do you keep a balance between kids, marriage, work, spirituality, and...read more
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?read more
Moms, the feelings of guilt are REAL. We feel guilty being late to get our kids at daycare and guilty for not staying late at the office. Guilty for taking them to Chick-fil-A for dinner and guilty that we DIDN’T take them to Chick-fil-A for dinner! That’s why we love what Karen has to say about guilt and how we can shake free of what can feel like a constant burden to us as mothers. We hope this episode gives you a practical way to overcome your mommy guilt and leaves you encouraged!read more
Did you know studies show that moms get less sleep than dads on average? Even if you didn't, I doubt you're surprised! Sleep is a rare commodity for a mom with little ones, therefore I believe you should protect it at all costs. Sleep is consistently shown to be a...read more
Resources Mentioned in this Episode: Moms on Call Kid-size earplugs Time to Wake Dog Clock How to Leave a Wire Talk review Question 1: Hi Karen, I am a listener from the NorthWest, Portland, OR, I love your podcast and Godly wisdom! I am currently a mom of 2 young...read more
"The Lord detests lying lips, but He delights in those who tell the truth." (Proverbs 12:22 NLT) Moms, lying is a BIG deal! Often times we excuse our children's lies when they are young because, "they're only lying about little things" or because we are just too tired...read more
Lying is one thing we never teach our kids how to do and yet somehow they figure it out all on their own. On today’s episode Karen shares her thoughts on how to discipline when you’re not sure which child is lying, what the difference is between tattling and confessing and how to encourage honesty between teenagers.
Like what you heard? Visit www.birdsonawiremoms.com for more encouragement in your daily walk of motherhood.read more