A Mom’s #1 Stress Buster


There seems to be a few consistent factors that tend to trigger mommy stress, including financial strain, parenting concerns and worries, unrealistic expectations of ourselves and our kids, lack of support, too much to do in too little time, relationship conflict and just plain exhaustion.

Are you struggling with any of these?

Do you find that your stress level begins to skyrocket and even though you are already exhausted, it takes even more energy to remain in any kind of pleasant mood?

The impact that our stress has on our own bodies is incredible.  Stress sucks the life out of us, which means our interactions with others are negatively impacted.  Bottom line, our families suffer.

Moms who experience ongoing stress are prone to be more insensitive, harsh and more likely to make negative comments in an angry tone to their kids. Studies also should that a mom’s ability to manage stress is a strong predictor of the quality of her relationship with her children and how happy their children were!  OUCH!

Are you interested in learning to let go of some of that stress?  [Read more…]

Ten Minute Tuesday – Mercy Me


Week two in the Ten minute Tuesday – I am sharing one of my favorite songs from Mercy Me, “Bring the Rain.” The point here is to encourage you to take the few minutes to sit down with a cup of coffee or tea, enjoy the video and let the words sink into your soul.    I pray you will feel refreshed and renewed by the Lord’s touch in a new way today.

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