Confessions of a Mama of Preschoolers

How would you feel if your daily conversations were recorded and played back for you at the end of each day? Yikes! I’m not sure I’d be signing up for that service. But it would be a helpful tool in discerning whether our words were pleasing to the Lord.

I’m excited to share with you today a guest post from Jennifer Byars, a beautiful Mama of a toddler and a preschooler. She is transparent and authentic in what she shares. I believe these are words of encouragement and wisdom for young Mamas, but also a great word for us all regarding the meditations of our heart and the words of our mouth. I pray it encourages you today in whatever season of life you find yourself. (Full disclosure: this Mama holds a special place in my heart, for she is the one who first made me a Mama.)

 

Guest post from Jennifer Byars

“Recently Viv (18-month old) took a 7-minute video of her feet, a book, and the carpet…and audio of me teaching Ev to read. At first, as I listened, I congratulated myself on how patient I was and how well I praised and celebrated her. But as the lesson progressed, I heard my impatience, anger, and ugliness. Continue reading “Confessions of a Mama of Preschoolers”