Blog At Home Mom launch!

Blog At Home Mom

I’m so delighted to have had the opportunity to review Christin Slade’s new book Blog at Home Mom: Balancing Blogging and Mothering. What an encouraging and helpful book for us moms who blog.

I don’t know about you…well, in fact, I probably do. We moms STRUGGLE with balance in our lives!

Whether it is:

  • spending time with each child
  • getting schooling done
  • keeping the house in order
  • staying in budget
  • fixing healthy meals
  • driving children to various activities
  • often caring for aging parents

Add blogging to the mix and it can send us over the brink.

But Blog at Home Mom has some very practical and insightful help to keep us going. And it all stems from the Lord at the center of our priorities. Learning to schedule, organize, resort, plan and sometimes drop the various items on our plate.

I love that Christin says:

Many of us believe when we become mothers, we are supposed to sacrifice our own passions for the sake of our children. While in some cases, this may be true and necessary, I’ve learned that living in your passion while mothering is the best of both worlds. I’ve also learned God gives us passions for a reason.

We don’t stop being children of God when we begin having children of our own. He still has designed us with gifts and passions and talents. We just need to learn how and when to use and develop these for His purpose and glory.

If you are a blogger, if you are a mom, if you are a blogging mom — you’ve GOT to read Blog at Home Mom!!

Blogs I might be linking to:
Menu Planning Monday, On The Menu Monday, Erin Branscoms, Marital Oneness, The Better Mom, Multitudes on Monday, Hear it On Sunday, Sharing His Bounty, What Joy Is Mine, Playdates at the Well, Back to School Monday, Domestically Divine Tuesdays, Time Warp Wife, Funky Planet Frequent Flier Club, Encourage One Another, Living Well Wednesdays, The Welcoming House, Legacy Leaver Thursday, What’s Up Wednesday, Thought Provoking Thursday, Hearts 4 Home, Thankful Thursday, First Day of My Life , Thankful Thursdays, Thankful, Thankful Thursday Brown-eyed Bell(e), Big Family Fridays, Faith Filled Fridays, Feasting In Fellowship Friday, Fellowship Friday, Homemaking Link-up Week-end, A Little R&R, Pieces of Amy

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  1. I devoured this book in 3 nights. Now I’m working back through it and implementing some of her strategies. I’ve tightened up our routine a bit, I’m getting up before my children, and I’ve set aside their nap/rest time as my writing time. Two hours 4 days a week to write. No social media. No email. Just write. I feels good!

    • Good for you, Stephanie!! I’m working through some planning and organizing in regards to my blogging so this book came at the PERFECT time!!

  2. You are such an encourager….good on you, (as my Canadian friends say). Balance, in any phase of life, and especially as a Christian, can be tricky, but the Lord will help us work out those good and God-given passions, while being a wife, mother, friend, sister, counselor, Christian worker, missionary, or whatever….

    Sounds like a wonderful book! Love you dear!

  3. Hi Kate! I’m so excited to see your passion for mentoring! I too love to be mentored and am finding myself moving toward a mentoring phase in my life. I’m looking forward to learning more about how you live out Titus 2


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