Archive of ‘Finding Mommy Bliss’ category

Where the bliss hides (and a giveaway that will help you find it)

By Genny

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It’s in the feel of your baby’s sleepy head on your shoulder as you carry her through the grocery store pushing the cart with one hand. It’s in the quiet singing of your preschooler as he sits in the corner during his timeout. And it’s the smile of your eighteen-year old as he walks across the stage to get […]  Continue reading

In other words: Just sit tight, hold on, and enjoy the ride!

By Genny

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Today for Mom-Monday, I’m sharing an excerpt from Finding Mommy Bliss, along with a couple of notes I’ve gotten from moms who are reading the book…   From Chapter 4 of Finding Mommy Bliss:  Don’t Rush the Journey (or, Just sit tight, hold on, and enjoy the ride!) Be here now. Be someplace else later. Is […]  Continue reading

A typical day in my life?

By Genny

When I read Holley’s topic for this week’s God-sized dream post–to write about a typical day–I smiled. A typical day? It seems like there hasn’t really been one around here lately. :) If I look at just last week, I see the surprises that unexpectedly inserted themselves into my schedule… Sometimes very welcome (finding out last Friday […]  Continue reading

What finding happiness as a mom is really about…

By Genny

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I’m speaking to a group of moms at Bayside today about Finding Mommy Bliss, so I’ve been thinking a lot about the topic… When you look at the definition of bliss–serene joy, perfect happiness, paradise, heaven–you might wonder, “Is that really possible? Can you really find that kind of happiness in the middle of diapers, temper tantrums, […]  Continue reading

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