Tommy Nelson May Blog Post: Being a Mom

by Sami

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Being is mom is exhilarating, fulfilling and comforting…
but at the same time it can be nerve-wracking, frustrating and downright scary!

Never has that been more true than in our world today.

Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. ~ Proverbs 16:3

Being a mom doesn’t mean having all the answers, but it does mean knowing who to turn to when we don’t.
Being a mom doesn’t mean always saying yes, but it does mean acting in love regardless of how we feel.
Being a mom doesn’t mean settling for satisfactory; it means pursuing with passion!

Read my entire Tommy Nelson May post on Being a Mom

But before you head over there…

Even though I love reading (both for myself and to my children), I don’t often recommend parenting books. However a new book I would strongly suggest you check out is The Passionate Mom by Susan Merrill.


This book is far from a manual, but instead a thoughtful roadmap for how a passionate mom can parent almost any child…confidently.


Of course if you’re looking for that delightful book to read to your younger children this Mother’s Day, one of our favorite children’s authors, Amy Parker, wrote “Thank You God for Mommy” which has quickly become a family favorite for its simple yet poignant way it conveys the sweet relationship between a mother and child.

If you’d like to win a copy of “Thank You God for Mommy“, you can enter via RaffleCopter below. One winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries. Good luck!

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sara May 7, 2013 - 5:05 pm

what a great giveaway

Alicia May 7, 2013 - 4:33 pm

With my youngest son and now my granddaughter we always say “I love you more than you love me period!” It became a game of who could say it first and catch the other unaware. The period was added as if you said that the other person couldn’t say it back to you…….I really mean it when I say it too!

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