Letting Go When You Feel Out of Control
They say that it’s exponentially harder to adjust to having two kids than to having one.
They were right.
With my first child I struggled in the first three months with low feelings, stress and anxiety and once even crashed mentally and had to hide away for a night at another house as my thoughts were scaring me and my heart was racing. That was hard, but after implementing a routine and rejigging the balance of our (my husband and my) responsibilities and implementing a few tricks we read about, everything settled down, I felt confident again and raising one child became extremely doable and fluid. Continue reading “out of control”
Why Our Culture Stops Us From Thinking Critically About Social Media
Culture is influenced by social norms and social norms are always evolving. Because culture is so much a part of who we know ourselves to be — a quick way to form an identity without having to dig deep within ourselves — we so often tend to adopt new norms without ever considering our decision to do so. Continue reading “addicted”
What ‘Immeasurably More’ Looked Like to Me: My Birth Story
I wrote a blog about being pregnant and overdue and expressed the great vulnerability I felt being in this position. I mentioned in that blog that it was meant to be proof of my prayers and pleas to God and testimony to the faithfulness the AWESOMENESS of my God and that He would truly come through for me. I promised I would share it with you when He did! Continue reading “mindblown”
Facing The Struggle in the Waiting
It’s so HARD to live by faith. I need to SEE things. I need to KNOW things. I need to PLAN things. And I try, oh boy do I try. I try really hard! But nothing ever goes exactly as I plan and I always end up falling into the arms of Jesus and pleading for his help and comfort.
As I write this I am two days over my due date. I am pregnant and awaiting my child’s birth but there is no sure sign that she will come today, tomorrow or the next day. It is intensely frustrating. I can’t bring on my labour. I can’t plan my days in advance because labour can come on at any moment. Continue reading “overdue”