Before I had kids, I knew exactly what kind of a mother I wanted to be. You know, the kind of mother who kept a perfectly clean house, who served delicious and nutritous meals, who had fun with her kids and never raised her voice. I wanted to be a super-mom. I wanted to be […]
Dear Overwhelmed Mom: You can do it! And I wanted to give you some quick encouragement today. I’m a little overwhelmed myself right now. I’m speaking at a writer’s conference, and my manuscript for 9 Thoughts That Will Change Your Marriage is due at Waterbrook next Friday. So I don’t have time to wr...
How to Create a Cleaning Schedule for the Overwhelmed Mom
I ran on empty for a long time when my kids were little. I wouldn't recommend it. It's hard to be a good Mom when you aren't taking care of yourself. I was angry overwhelmed depressed and unhappy. by robinmcfadyen
I spent the first seven years of my marriage struggling with figuring out housekeeping routines that would ensure our home was clean and running efficiently. I tried several different methods and tweaked several different things. Now that I’m a homeschooling mom with five kids underfoot, I finally feel like I have mastered a system that …
When we have that first baby, we're full of hope and joy. But gradually, insecurity and overwhelmed weariness creeps in. Help is available! This post gives some great resources for moms as they seek to raise their children well.
As a mom, wife and homemaker, it’s easy be overwhelmed and feel like I can’t do it all. Dishes need to be done. Laundry is waiting in the dryer to be put away. A child needs to be disciplined. The baby is crying. Thankfully we can hold onto these three Biblical truths when we feel overwhelmed!