For the Moms – Treasure in Jars of Clay w/ Shanna Ream

I struggle with not giving myself enough grace. Many nights when I lay my head on my pillow, I think about all the things I could have done better that day. The things I could have said differently. The times I lost my patience or was a little too harsh in my words. I often feel like a failure as a mother based on my actions.  … More For the Moms – Treasure in Jars of Clay w/ Shanna Ream

For the Moms – Treasure in Jars of Clay w/ Julie Plagens

Strong-willed children are experiential learners. They won’t take what someone says to be true. Instead, they must find out for themselves.

Many times, they will challenge every single interaction you have with them, so it is important you reframe questions. Give them choices between two equally acceptable things. “Would you like the apple or the orange.” They need to feel they are in control of their life. Routines and rules written out on the refrigerator help. … More For the Moms – Treasure in Jars of Clay w/ Julie Plagens

She’s Marked Podcast – Passion, Power & Caring

Be prepared to get a little uncomfortable in episode 010. (Warning, this message isn’t for the faint of heart). There is a time for everything. Today, gentle reminders and encouragement give way to an introspective and sharp message that stirs both Hannah and her listeners to reflect on the genuine posture of their hearts toward … More She’s Marked Podcast – Passion, Power & Caring

For the Moms – “Bold & Brave” with Leah Lively

I do not balance it all and I reject the mindset that balancing my life is part of my “job” as a parent.  I am not “Supermom” and I have ceased trying to be.  I came to this conclusion when I found myself failing as I attempted to keep all my plates spinning, resulting in a stressed, angry person to live with.  I have learned to choose my priorities regarding my calling as a wife and mother. Living out my calling has nothing to do with what others expect of me, but what God has given me as a ministry.  My main ministry is to my family.  What I say “yes” to must be related to how it will help me live out my calling. … More For the Moms – “Bold & Brave” with Leah Lively