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My joy comes from the Lord…heaven knows it doesn’t come from my kids right now

Sep 26th, 2016 Faith, Fun, God, Kids, Life, pregnancy, relationships Bek 3 min read

Last year I was going through a tough time with a 2 year old and a new born. It was embarrassing to be out with other mums and have Isaiah scream the house down for different, random, pointless reasons. I felt judged by other mums and felt like I was doing a terrible job as a mum. I prayed to the Lord, saying ‘Lord, may…

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5 types of mums you need to thank today

May 8th, 2016 Uncategorized Bek 2 min read

Have you considered all the different types of mums in your life? Here’s 5 different mums you may have overlooked this Mother’s day 1. Solo Mums Thank you to the women who are raising their children alone. For those who have had to go back to work to provide for their children. For the single mums who have to be mum AND dad, with no…

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pregnancy after loss

Nov 5th, 2015 Faith, God, Kids, Life, loss, miscarriage, pregnancy Bek 3 min read

When I found out I was first pregnant I wrote a letter to our future baby. I wrote about the fun we would had and that I couldn’t wait to meet him/her and learn all about them. Only a month later I was holding that letter in my hands, grieving the loss of our baby. I didn’t know what to do with the letter. It…

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Breaking the Silence

Aug 9th, 2015 Faith, God, Life, loss, miscarriage, relationships Bek 1 min read

I’m sure you’ve all seen the viral video over the past few days where a husband surprises his wife by telling her she’s pregnant. It’s pretty cute and it may be one of the most viewed pregnancy videos out there with over 9 million people watching it. Days later they had the devastating news that their baby had gone to be with the Lord. They…

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Signs you’re dating a toddler

Jul 6th, 2015 dating, Life, relationships Bek 4 min read

Toddlers can be a lot of fun… They’re entertaining, they can make you feel special, and they’re really cute! Toddlers are also selfish, immature and poop in their pants. (take it from a mum who is currently toilet training her two year old) So how do you know if that cute guy who has your attention is a man, or still a toddler? Here are…

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What to expect when you’re not expecting

Jun 29th, 2015 Faith, Kids, Life, loss Bek 6 min read

If you’ve got a friend going through infertility or miscarriage, here are 9 things you need to know… ‘She said ‘I’m so sorry and hate that you’re having to deal with the pain of losing a child’ and then gave me a big hug. The long bear hug kind. It’s easily the most understood and loved I felt when the pain was still raw. I…

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One Small Step for God, one giant leap for mankind

Jun 8th, 2015 Faith, Inspiration, Kids, Life Bek 3 min read

‘Houston, we have a problem…’ I was at the playground the other day with my 2 year old. He was climbing down a ladder and even though the bars were easy for him to reach, the last step to the ground was just a too far for his little legs. I watched him from a distance as his foot searched for the ground. After a…

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Stop building bridges over puddles

Jun 1st, 2015 Life Bek 2 min read

Picture this… You’re driving down the road and you see 6 construction workers standing around a tiny pot hole. You wander over to see what’s going on. They’re having a big meeting. There’s a bunch of graphs and plans, it looks intense. The workers finish their meeting and get straight into it. You suddenly realise what they’re doing…they’re building a bridge. You think to yourself, …

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Top funny mummy confessions of the week

May 27th, 2015 Fun, Kids, Life Bek 1 min read

1. If I can’t find a clean pair of socks for my baby and while i’m out someone comments on his bare feet I look and say ‘ah man, he was wearing them when we got out of the car, they must have fallen off’. 2. I heard my toddler hiding in the pantry eating chips out of the bag before breakfast and instead of…

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When God’s timing is different to ours

May 25th, 2015 Faith, Inspiration, Kids, Life Bek 12 min read

People can be really dumb.. ‘Maybe you’re not trying hard enough’… ‘Don’t you want to have kids?’… ‘You should just hurry up and have babies’. You may have heard these same kinds of things; often from well meaning people, usually from those who don’t really know what to say.   2 years into marriage we decided to start trying for babies. I remember when we…

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