Category: I Am Valuable

We can do Hard Things

As moms, we can do hard things. I always knew I can do hard things. But it wasn’t until my third pregnancy that I really understood my own strength. I was laying on my back, looking at a fuzzy black and white monitor and flashing back at me were TWO heartbeats. In that single moment, life as I knew it changed forever. Never in my life did I imagine myself as a ‘twin mom’—I think some little girls do. Not me. But alas, I would be. Every single day I focused on growing healthy twins to term while raising my other...

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3 steps to increase your self-worth as a mother

I met my husband downtown for our Valentine’s lunch date. The restaurant was fancy, the food was excellent and the company even better. But the minute he asked me how I was doing, I couldn’t hold back the tears. I had no right to cry. I had no right to be unhappy. I was surrounded by blessings. So why did I feel such an empty spot? My feelings were not rational but, for me, they were real. I loved my husband and I loved my children, but I still felt stuck. I felt stuck in my role as a...

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MOM Resolution #1: I Am Valuable

I met my husband downtown for our Valentine’s lunch date. The restaurant was fancy, the food was excellent and the company even better. But the minute he asked me how I was doing, I couldn’t hold back the tears. I should be happier than this. I was surrounded by blessings. So why did I feel such an empty spot? My husband and I had a great conversation that afternoon.  And I had an aw-haw moment. I realized the admiration he had for me. I realized how important I was to my children. I remembered the value I once saw...

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