Restoring the Lost Petal

Keepin’ It Real: Life as a Stay at Home Mom

I became a stay at home mom (SAHM) just over a month ago. My lay off was God’s perfect timing and an answer to prayer. The three of us have had to make some adjustments to this new life.  Brad and Wyatt had a routine on his four days off and I have interrupted it. […]

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What I Did When I Couldn’t Breastfeed

I had an awful time breastfeeding. Even after lactation consultant calls, pumping, fenugreek and a whole host of other things it just was not happening. I had never entertained the idea of not breastfeeding. It was a shock to realize that I was not going to be able to nurse my son for a year […]

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Stop Feeding Satan

As I walked along a crowded outdoor marketplace there was an older woman being harassed by a small mangy dog.  The dog had cornered her and wanted the bread she had just purchased with the little bit of money she had.  She looked terrified and gave the dog some of what she had but the […]

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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 […]

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Misconceptions of: The Public School Mom

  This is installment three off 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 […]

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Bundle of the Week: Beauty & Fashion

Beauty is more than skin deep, and this week’s bundle is designed to help you feel beautiful from the inside out! Discover the secrets to jump starting your energy, inspiration to get your weight under control, and beauty and fashion tips to help you prioritize yourself even as you juggle your busy life — all […]

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Misconceptions Of: The Pastor’s Wife

Today we’re starting off 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 some […]

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