Restoring the Lost Petal

Giveaway…A 2014 Planner for the Woman Who Likes to Be Organized (Or Just Wishes She Could Be)

Please note, some links below are affiliate links.  If you make a purchase through these links I will receive a small commission.  You can read my full affiliate disclaimer here. If you’ve been following More Than Four Walls for a while you know one thing is true about me for sure: I love to be […]

moving banner

Dear Working Mama: A Letter From the Heart

This is for the ones who get up early and stay up late. Who try their best to put good food on the table, spend quality time with their children and still go to work.  For those who are in a season of sacrifice so they can put any food on the table.  For those […]

moving banner

Finances, Faith & Fire: My Story As A Former Working Mama Part 2

  “Msabu’s bleeding. She does not have this ox. This lion is hungry. He does not have this ox. This wagon is heavy. It doesn’t have this ox. God is happy, msabu. He plays with us.” ~ Farah, Out of Africa In the movie Out of Africa Farah uses an analogy about god (little g) […]

moving banner

Finances, Faith & Fire: My Story As A Former Working Mama, Part 1

I couldn’t wait to get my first job when I turned 16. I remember nervously sitting in an interview in the mall food court hoping I’d get hired at Taco John’s (shutter).  Then, I graduated high school on a Wednesday and started working full time the following Monday. I worked full time for 18 years and I’m […]

moving banner

A Month to Remember: July 2013

Every hour, every day, every month we make memories.  Every day we should be learning something new. To encourage you to reflect and remember the month gone by and help you learn new (or forgotten) things I’m starting a new monthly series called A Month to Remember. Each month will feature something personal that I’ve […]

moving banner

3 Essentials To Preparing To Be A SAHM

Preparing to be a stay at home mom may sound strange. After all, many people feel it is the only way a woman should live and it should be done no matter the cost. I’m of a slightly different persuasion. I do believe it is an optimum choice for the health of a family however […]

moving banner

Misconceptions: The Single, Working, Homeschooling Mama Part 2

Today is the continuation of the interview with my friend Karen.  You can read the first part of her story here. D: At night, when its quiet and you’re alone with God, what do you pray for the most when it comes to mother in and working? K: Oh boy what a question. Where do I start […]

moving banner

Misconceptions: The Single, Working, Homeschooling Mama Part 1

Maybe my friend Karen is a rare breed. A single, homeschooling, working mom is a role I once never thought was possible.  But with God, all things are possible.  I felt the Misconceptions Series would not be complete without a look into the life a mom who has faced hard choices some of us never […]

moving banner

Misconceptions: The Mommy Blogger

Today in the Misconceptions Series we’re looking at the misconceptions of  mommy bloggers.   For you at the other end of this post it can be easy to see us mom bloggers as perfect, living specimens of the proverbs 31 woman.  This however, is not reality.  What you read below, is more so the case […]

moving banner

Misconceptions: The Working Mom

This is installment four of a multi-post series on the misconceptions of women.  Everywhere we look we see women in roles or seasons of life that get stereotypically categorized as this or that. Perhaps you are one of these women or perhaps you have never stopped to understand these women.  This series is meant to expel […]

moving banner