When I had my first child, I had a long list of things I intended to do. I soon discovered I lost my temper when I shouldn’t or preached when I should have listened. I wanted to be perfect, but I failed more often than I liked. Mothers can get paralyzed by their own failures.
My guest this week was Jennifer Slattery, and she shared how she overcame mom guilt. Jennifer learned to live in the freedom of Christ’s love..
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Mothers have a tremendous impact on a child’s life, yet mothering is a tough job. And typically women don’t attend classes to learn the ropes. How can you develop a mother’s heart? How can you maintain your perspective and stay joyful? What time of day is the toughest for you?
Author Karen Whiting has written a book called Growing a Mother’s Heart, and she just released a Bible study by the same name. She loves to assist younger mothers and answered lots of questions.
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Every week Cynthia and her assistant, Mavian Arocha-Rowe, editor of Chispa, record a #momlife chat. Mothers offer their questions about raising their children. This week a lady needed help with a sensitive child who hated any conflict even in a story.
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As a seasoned mother of five, Carol McLeod looked back over the chaos and joys of mothering. With gentle wisdom she related tips and encouragement from her newest book, Rooms of a Mother’s Heart.
Moms work so hard protecting our little ones from bad influences. We care deeply. When they make bad choices as an adult, we ache.
Monica Schmelter was my guest this week, and she offers wisdom, prayers, and guidance for moms with prodigals.
Raising five children taught me how creative kids can be. I never knew what new thing one of them might try, and now that they are grown, that’s still true. However, having a disabled child upends your world. First, you deal with the emotions, and then you try to cope.
This week, I gathered a couple talented ladies who have special children. Sharon Tedford is an artist, singer, and writer, and Carol McCracken writes and does adult discipleship ministry. Both share what they learned to encourage moms who struggle with that new diagnosis.