Post Tagged with: "Overwhelmed"

Change Your Expectations

Change Your Expectations

Throughout my first pregnancy and in my first few months as a mom, I got a ton of advice. One thing I heard repeatedly was “lower your expectations.” As in, lower your expectations about how much time you will have… Read more →
Stress Will Manifest

Stress Will Manifest

One morning this past summer I woke up with chest pain. Every 10 to 15 minutes, it would feel like I was being stabbed around my heart. It hurt so much it would take my breath away, and the pain… Read more →
Can you SEE it?

Can you SEE it?

When you look at your own world is the glass half-empty or half full?   It is all too easy to see what is not working.  We learn to look for the flaws in life, in ourselves, and in others.  Instead,… Read more →
Doomsday Preppers

Doomsday Preppers

  Not too long ago, I watched a television show called “Doomsday Preppers.”  The show highlights Americans who are preparing for doomsday events, (which could include but are not limited to, a weather disaster, economic collapse, terrorist attack, or martial… Read more →
Is Going to Church Really That Important?

Is Going to Church Really That Important?

“Why am I still doing this, God?” I angrily mumbled to myself while spraying down the kitchen counters for what seemed like the millionth time.  Our house had been on the market for a little over a month.  If you… Read more →
Mommy Muffin Top

Mommy Muffin Top

Everybody has a different post baby body. Some look like models (all though they could point out the flaws). And some still look pregnant even though their kids are potty trained or in the throws of puberty or having babies… Read more →
No Advice or Lecture Needed, Just a Kind Word Will Do!

No Advice or Lecture Needed, Just a Kind Word Will Do!

Arched back, kicking legs, and then the fuss started.   My then 2 year old daughter was strapped into our umbrella stroller, and I thought she just needed to get out and walk around a bit.  What I thought was a… Read more →
Be a Crybaby

Be a Crybaby

  My hands were full of all the gear I needed for late night feedings with a premature baby:  nursing pillow, bottles, breast pump, towels, swaddle cloth, pacifiers.  My head, heart, and arms felt overwhelmingly full and I didn’t know… Read more →

Keeping Christmas Simple

Taking a break from our regularly scheduled Wedded Wednesday… I decided to post a video blog today.  Click on the video below to view a quick message on keeping it simple during this Christmas season. Every year I tell myself… Read more →
Am I too busy?

Am I too busy?

It had been a stressful day. Up at six o’clock, pack lunches and take my oldest to school. Rush back to the house to prepare for a leadership meeting at church (which lasted more than three hours). Grab lunch, then… Read more →
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