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Five Bible Verses for when you are struggling with contentment

I’ve been struggling with contentment as a stay-at-home mom for a little bit now. I have had my fair share of feeling inadequate, less-than, unworthy, and feeling unsatisfied with the role I play in our home. I like to search for bible verses to help me when I’m feeling this way, so I thought I would share a few of them with you today. Day in and day out we wake up, care for our kids, clean up messes multiple times, and fix meals.  We chauffeur kids to practices and playdates, shop for groceries with little arms reaching for everything in sight, and manage our home with little to nothing to show in return for all of our hard exhausting work. Struggling with contentment is something every stay-at-home mom deals with at least once in her season of being a homemaker. …

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How to develop the wise woman within yourself

You know that old saying that every wise woman in your life would share with you growing up? “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” How the heck do you apply that to motherhood?! I often feel like I’m beating myself up over how I’ve spoken to my family in the past 12 hours. I mean, sometimes you just get so frustrated about repeating the same chore multiple times a day, that eventually all of your built-up frustration has nowhere to go but directly into the ears of, even your smallest, family members. amiright? It takes a wise woman of amazing patience to apply that saying to her everyday life, every. single. day. And patience is the virtue that is super hard to come by when you’re a mom. Wise woman kinda mom or not. In every …