Busy Moms Need TLC too!

As a homeschooling mom, I used to put my physical, emotional, and spiritual needs at the bottom of the list each day. Yet, a few years ago I realized that if I didn’t give myself the attention I needed, I would be of no use to those I love anyway.
Once I realized this – I knew that I had to:
– make sure that my soul was fed ( meet with my Savior each morning)- then I could help meet my family’s spiritual needs.
-make sure that my spirit was rested (getting enough sleep, spending time with my husband) – then I could meet my children’s emotional needs.
-make sure my body was fit (eating healthy and staying physically fit)- then I could keep up with my family and help keep my family healthy and fit.
With each of these things, I realized I was like a cup. If I wasn’t filled and had the necessary supply there would be no way that I could pour out of myself to help others. So many days I lived like that… empty… without the supply I needed to help my family. These days it still isn’t “easy”, but at least there is something from which I can draw strength. I have found my stability most importantly in realizing the peace that comes from communion with God each day.
If I can meet with the Lord, and He fills my spiritual cup… then I can in turn have the supply to encourage others and give to them of the what the Lord has given me. This is the same emotionally. If I am exhausted I will have no patience with my family. Physically, well that’s easy to understand. If I don’t exercise or eat a healthy diet I will be physically depleted, and will not be able to keep up with my busy ( and very wiggly) family!
If you just don’t know where to start, start by reading God’s Word, praying, and resting. Then when you feel His peace move on to the physical by getting enough sleep, eating healthy, and exercising. You’ll be amazed at the difference in your life!
Busy Moms Diet (ebook)
Beginners Workout Monthly Plan
Intermediate Workout Monthly Plan
Advanced Workout Monthly Plan
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