My personal time with the Lord looked a little differently before I became a mom.
As a freelancer and student, I woke up around 9am, ate breakfast, turned Chris Tomlin on low, and opened my Bible in the silence of my apartment. I’d find myself a little distracted and sometimes I’d cut my devotional short in favor of responding to emails or turning on Netflix for just one episode of The Office.
To end of the day, my husband and I would have couples’ prayer and devotional time.
My Present Reality
Now, just a few years later, I wake up to the sound of my 2-year-old son yelling, “Mama!”
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We talk a lot about working mothers juggling daily tasks or the difficulty of being a stay-at-home parent…but what about the work-from-home mom? What about the work-from-home mom with children still in diapers?
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I remember sitting in my son’s rocking chair…it was 2am and my beautiful baby boy was having some troubles going to sleep. He was fussy and crying but nothing I was doing seemed to calm him…I remember thinking to myself, “I’m his mother. How can I not even calm my own child? Maybe I’m not ready…maybe I’m not meant to be a mother…I’m just making matters worse…”
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Have you ever been given parenting advice and felt like “thanks, you really shouldn’t have”?
This past October, I welcomed my first child into the world – a sweet little boy, who has my whole heart.
While there were many helpful suggestions given to me postpartum, most of the advice given was not helpful in any way. Some of the conversations were downright rude, like commenting on my postpartum body or telling me when I should conceive the next one.
Overwhelmed by the constant conflicting information & hurtful words, I turned to a breastfeeding group for support. I learned that most new mothers often get a lot of unsolicited advice and impolite comments.
Today I’d like to share some examples of things you just should not say.
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I picked up Sally Clarkson’s book, “The Ministry of Motherhood”, purely based off of Goodreads reviews (pretty much five stars) and the fact that I’ve been eager to open my literary heart to books related to motherhood and raising children. Though I am only a quarter of the way through, I’ve realized what a fantastic resource this book is. Sally is a fantastic writer, whom often paints amazing pictures of what biblical times may have looked like.
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