As I commented once again to my husband, “Man, my back really hurts” I thought about why that was. It’s because I lift and tote a 25-pound toddler around all day! I am amazed at how physical the job of being a mama is! Many of us carried our sweet little ones around inside of us for months before they… Read More
Cleaning the Room One weekend in January, my husband and I took on the daunting, long-overdue project of cleaning our room. It was out of control! It had needed to be done for some time now, but it seemed so overwhelming- I didn’t even know where to start. Heaping piles of clothes were piled in places they didn’t belong (ahem…like the babies jumper), Christmas… Read More
…or work-ups, or field exercises, or duty, or schools, or training, or any other time THEY decide your husband needs to be away from home for an extended length of time. Okay, maybe you’re thinking “What could possibly be good about me being home alone and having to take care of the kids all by myself for so long?!?” Well,… Read More
The name of this blog is Servant Mama. And all of us mamas have felt that way before. That we’re so busy serving everyone else: our kids, our husbands, our churches, our communities- that there’s no time left for us. For me. For what I want. What I NEED. And when I hit that place, when I come to that… Read More
To the mama who’s not at church today because the baby was up crying all night and no one got any sleep….that’s okay. To the mama who’s not at church today because one of your little ones is sick and has a fever…that’s okay. To the mama who’s not at church today because it’s the baby’s nap time and she won’t… Read More
Her shrill scream was ear-piercing as we drove away from her grandparents’ house. Her defiant “NO!” shouted loudly in our present laden, packed full car. “Hand it to mommy” I firmly stated. “Obey your mother” reinforced her papa. Her little fist still clutched tightly around her treasure.