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Be A Mom That Works Hard For Christ

Be A Mom That Works Hard For Christ

Colossians 3:17 And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Everyone knows that being a mom is a 24/7 job. The middle of the night “mommy, […]

Introducing “Messy Tired Love: Mom Talk”

Introducing “Messy Tired Love: Mom Talk”

Calling all moms that need a bit more adult conversation during the day! I’m so excited to introduce “Messy Tired Love: Mom Talk,” a LIVE monthly interview series where moms get together to talk about real life “stuff” that matters to us, while keeping a […]

Eve’s Legacy Unforgotten

Eve’s Legacy Unforgotten

Open your Bible and read today’s passage about Eve’s legacy in Genesis 2:20-3:24 or click here to read online. When it comes to legacies, there is none greater than that of Eve – the mother of all humanity. She was made perfect in Christ’s image, […]

Three Things To Focus On Instead of Our Kids

Three Things To Focus On Instead of Our Kids

What occupied your mind when you first found out you were going to be a mother? Joy? Inexpressible love? Fear? Images of ten healthy toes and ten tiny fingers? Maybe you were immediately tallying all of the to do list items that needed to be […]

Why Doesn’t God Answer Our Prayers?

Why Doesn’t God Answer Our Prayers?

Psalm 5:1-3 For the director of music. For pipes. A psalm of David. “1 Listen to my words, Lord, consider my lament. 2 Hear my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you I pray. 3 In the morning, Lord, you hear […]

Moms = (Sometimes) Terrible Friends

Moms = (Sometimes) Terrible Friends

I’m just going to come out and say it: being a mom has made me a terrible friend from time to time. You guys…I missed my best friend’s birthday this year. Who does that?!?!?!? A mom with a new baby, that’s who. ME. That was […]

Raising Kids With A Biblical View Of Racism

Raising Kids With A Biblical View Of Racism

This post contains affiliate links. Please read the Disclosure Policy for details. Kids are sponges. They observe, even when we think they aren’t. They retain, more than we think they do. And they mimic everything: the good, the bad, and the embarrassing. My oldest calls his sister […]

I’ve Been Nominated for A Liebster Award!

I’ve Been Nominated for A Liebster Award!

Messy Tired Love was nominated for a Liebster Award by author of Only Girl In The House, Shelanda Brown. We took a blogging course together and it’s been great to work alongside other moms like Shelanda, trying to get our sites up and running to […]

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Keeping A Gospel-Focused Perspective

Keeping A Gospel-Focused Perspective

There are so many things that moms don’t learn about until after they go through it, which is the primary reason Messy Tired Love was created. Some things are just not talked about. For example, what really happens to your body after you have a […]

Getting Help With The Tough Stuff

Getting Help With The Tough Stuff

Being a mom is hard work. You’re “on duty” 24/7, are more emotionally invested than you ever thought possible, and have no idea what the heck you are doing. It doesn’t matter what parenting style you choose, what books you read and follow, your discipline […]


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