Daily demons… aka frustrating, nagging, ever-present struggles that never seem to cease. We ALL have our “demons.” But we were not meant to handle them on our own. God did not create humans for them to live in isolated homes, solving their own problems, and keeping to themselves. Yes, this means you have to be … More >>Defeating Daily Demons<< Sacred Sunday: God Created Us For Community
Before we dive into this subject, I want to acknowledge that there are many ways people can get to this point in their marriage. Perhaps you did not prioritize marrying someone with the same belief system as you… your spouse played the part when you were dating but really didn’t believe… you came into your … More >>Defeating Daily Demons<< Theme Thursday: My Spouse Disagrees With My Faith
This is what i like to call: PERMAhunger! I was a sufferer of PERMAhunger for a long time. Can anyone relate? You are trying to eat healthy, trying to be “good,” watching your portion sizes, and you just don’t feel satisfied. This , OF COURSE, is super discouraging and often why people throw in the … More >>Defeating Daily Demons<< Tasty Tuesday: I'm ALWAYS Hungry!
This is such a common feeling by Christians and yet we so often feel ashamed to share this reality because we are so afraid of receiving judgement. And lets be honest to say that there are plenty of people out there who absolutely would judge us! People who would simplify your struggle to you having … More >>Daily Demons<< Sacred Sunday – Prayer is Getting Me Nowhere
Let me just start off by saying this was TOTALLY me about a year ago! Despite being active my entire life… soccer/softball/track/volleyball/basketball from age five all through high school… soccer in college… and then running beyond that… I had no real idea how to be holistically fit. I knew that, in theory, I should be … More >>Defeating Daily Demons<< Workout Wednesday – I Don't Know Where to Start
This is a very sensitive topic. I want to be sure to say that every situation, when it comes to self injury or self harm is unique. There are different reasons, levels of severity, thought processes, length of struggle, and histories that all need to be taken into consideration when addressing this topic. Let me … More >>Defeating Daily Demons<< Mental Health Monday: "My Child is Self-Harming"
You may not be able to give me a definition of a power struggle… you may not have even known that it is an official “thing” … but something tells me that any parent reading this could attest to entering into many power struggles with their children! Annnnnnnnnnd probably having lost some as well. A … More >>Defeating Daily Demons<< Theme Thursday: Parent-Child Power Struggles
Parenting is tough… but when you add a difficult or tenuous, or un-equitable marriage on top of it… it is even harder. I have spoken with many mommas who have expressed that they almost wish they were a single parent so that they at least were not disappointed on a daily basis by their spouse. … More >>Daily Demons<<Family Friday – I Feel Like a Single Parent
This is a demon that is very familiar to most… So many mommas have such negative views about their bodies. Of course, part of the process of having children often comes with weight gain, stretching, shifting, and scarring… amongst other surprising changes! After a woman has a baby, her body will never be the same. BUT, … More >>Daily Demons<< Workout Wednesday: I am Unhappy with My Body