No Worries, No Fear

Lately, I have been learning how to trust God and pray instead of worrying. Two days after a message in church about the importance of turning our worries/heart desires into prayer points, my family went through a minor gas fire incident at home. I captured the incident in a poem titled Flames and Fury. After…

Trading in My Fears for Faith in God

As I hold our precious daughter in my arms, struggling with her elongated arms and legs sliding out of my grasp, I jiggle her up and down as I rock her to sleep to the whirring rhythm of our ceiling fan. There is a humongous mountain of unvoiced fears hovering at the back of my…

SAHM: 3 Ways to Overcome Insecurities

This blog post was inspired by the feedback received from my last post, Dealing with Insecurities: Stay-at-Home Mom.Please check it out. I addressed some of the insecurities we face as stay-at-home mamas. Instead of dwelling on our feelings of insecurities, it is time to face this issue head on. Let's grab a cup of coffee,…

Dealing with Insecurities: Stay-at-Home Mom

Every woman's life is a unique mixture of challenges, blessings, victories, goal achievements, failures, heartbreaks, divorce or marriage success and so on. Even motherhood takes on different set of values, experiences, and choices. This is because our career paths, mindsets, beliefs, and opportunities differ. Some moms enjoy the privilege of staying home full-time with their…

To the Nursing Fathers

A nursing father, you'd agree Biological impossibility, he may be I have come to know such an anomaly He is the father of my child, you see... . A harder working man has never crossed my sight, Though you search for him with all your might, Selfless, diligent, sweat he has sown The comfort of…

Four Strategies For Dealing With Chaos

Each of us have different levels of tolerance and I believe this also applies in our ability to handle "chaos" that may occur in form of a messy house, piled up laundry, other housekeeping problems, and work-family conflict. I assume that in less than a year into parenting some mamas have their house operating as…

Bringing a Smile to Mommy’s Face

One of my greatest pleasures as a mom is that my baby girl thinks I am the funniest human ever. My smile is contagious and her face lights up when I'm happy. When she sees me happy, she starts giggling and doing her jiggly dance. It works both ways as well. My heart swells with…

You’ve got this Momma!

Photocredit: Instagram user @hipmomma007 Dear First-time Momma, Today we celebrate the awesomeness that is you. God created your amazing body, mind and soul and He saw that what He made was good (Genesis 1:31). Your body went through mind blowing changes to house, nurture and sustain a human life for nine months! You went through…

Two Lessons From Observing My Little Human Learn to Walk

My Daughter's Walking Adventure I imagine that like myself, most parents cannot wait for the moment their baby learns or starts to walk independently. My daughter first used her playpen as a safe space to test the limits of gravity as well as practice her pulling up. The moment she could pull herself up at…

Training My 10-Month-Old Infant

Some may argue that my attempts are futile as she cannot understand what I am saying. However does that stop parents from talking to their babies? Isn't it from our talk, describing the world around them and constantly telling them who daddy and mummy is that our baby's first words come from those s/he hears the most. We are already training our babies in so many areas: eating, using a car seat, table manners, talking, walking, biting is bad and so on.