"Breaking Free from the Cycle of Yelling" By Susannah Kellogg Anger and yelling have always been a part of my life. I grew up walking on egg shells, never knowing if one small move might change the trajectory of the day, turning my home from a haven into a hell on earth. I lived life … [Read more...] about Breaking Free from the Cycle of Yelling
Long-distance family relationships can be hard. When our oldest daughter was born we lived 1.5 hours away from both sides of our family. Because of my husband's busy work schedule we weren't able to see our families as often as we'd like. Of course this made me sad. It's not easy when kids … [Read more...] about WOW! Creative Way for Kids to Stay in Touch With Long-Distance Family
"Protecting My Peace in Motherhood" by Kate Santana My excitement of being unexpectedly pregnant prompted me to download every pregnancy app I could find and to try out all of the features. I was soon sucked into the “what to expect” message boards to communicate with other mothers who had … [Read more...] about One Mother’s Secret to Protecting Her Peace in Motherhood
A few months ago, I shared this quote on my Instagram: “I want our home to be a refuge from the craziness of this broken world.” The response was overwhelming. It touched hearts. This was important. You were asking for more. When I brought up the idea of creating a series on how to build happy, … [Read more...] about How to Create Peaceful Homes Families Want to Come Home to
Hi friends! I am so excited to finally share this new space with you. When I first started “Heart of Deborah” 6 years ago, I never imagined it would grow the way it did. One of my favorite things in this journey has been connecting with all of you. It’s been amazing watching this space grow … [Read more...] about Welcome to Inspired Motherhood!
As a new mom I quickly noticed there were so many new fears flooding my mind. I didn't even know I could possibly worry about this many things. "Was she too cold? Too hot? Is she learning enough? Will she make friends at school?" The list could go on. Though through the years I've learned instead of … [Read more...] about How to Speak Life Over Your Child