Tag Archives: First-time moms

Guest Post: The Need For Margin

Yesterday my daughter’s blog post was a powerful one. I asked her if I could share it with you today and she gave me permission to do so. May you be both encouraged and challenged by the thoughts she shares:Current … Continue reading

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Lower the Expectations

On Saturday I had the privilege of watching a friend’s 3-month-old for about 7 hours.  It took me back to the good ‘ole days of burp rags, diaper changes, and very little time for myself.  I agreed to babysit with … Continue reading

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A message from God

Here are some beautiful words from God’s word for you and me today: “Are you tired? Worn out? …Come to me. Get away with Me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk … Continue reading

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Interruptions are the work!

My friend Becky shared this quote with me this week: “My whole life I have been complaining that my work was constantly interrupted, until I discovered the interruptions were my work.”   ~~  Henri Nouwen Wow!  If that doesn’t describe motherhood, … Continue reading

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Anne’s First-time mom posts

Dear Anne, You have now entered into a new season of life.  Motherhood will be the most important job you’ll ever have.  There are so many things that I long to share with you: lessons your dad and I learned … Continue reading

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How can you soothe a colicky baby?

Calling all those who have lived through the newborn stage!  What words of wisdom can you share with a new mom and dad who’s little one is so good during the day but has a crying spell of several hours … Continue reading

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My Daughter is Becoming a Mommy

Today my daughter, Anne, wrote a beautiful letter to her little one due in just a few weeks.  I wanted to share it with you on the eve of Anne’s first Hearts at Home conference that she is attending as … Continue reading

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Wisdom for first time moms?

I’m spent some time today with a new mom. She was looking for encouragement from a seasoned mom. “Seasoned…” that’s a nice way to say old. That conversation got me thinking about a good blog conversation for us to have. … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Words of Encouragement

Life with little ones…help!By Jill Savage(written 12 years ago when our youngest was born) In the past six months I have had more people ask me, “So how is life with four children?” My reply has consistently been, “Life with … Continue reading

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