How do you share this book with someone?

One of the questions that surprised me most as mommas started reading Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday and really seeing an impact. Ok Val! I’m all in. Now how do I shift the conversation with my friends without looking judgy?  Ummmm. GOOOOD QUESTION! This is so crucial. Because these mommas were starting to make positive changes in their motherhood and with that comes a certain fear that it will look odd to those around us. The same way like if we take

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Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday is here!!!

First, let me say, I cannot believe this day is finally here! I’ve been excited to share what’s in the pages of Grumpy Mom since I first wrote the outline when Vana was just 7 weeks old.And I even tried to force the book to come out sooner. Like a whole year sooner. I remember walking under the big oak trees near my house strolling Vana because I had actually gotten the call time wrong with the publisher and she

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My prayers for launching a book

Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday releases April 9. Pre-order + grab your bonuses before time runs out! 🙂 It’s only fitting for the prayer journal girl to share with you her big prayers for a book launch right? Here’s what I’ve been lifting up over the last 18 months or so: 1. I pray the Lord would make me a vessel and empty me of my own words. I pray this before each podcast interview I’ve had the privilege of recording.

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What I’m signing in my new book

Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday launches in ONE WEEK!! Keep reading (or skip down to read about a pre-order incentive bonus we’re adding!Let’s be honest, it’s weird to think anyone cares to have a book signed with my name in it but I’m not here for a humble brag to try to get the world to beg me to sign a book while I sheepishly refuse. If anything, I’m gonna make it purposeful because y’all know I’m a taaaaad practical…. I’m

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Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday QUIZ

I’ve got a stack of books unread on my shelf and I bet many of you do too. We put those books in our Amazon cart in hopes that they will change us for the better, right? I’m sure you’ve seen Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday and think it looks like something that would help you, but you can’t imagine buying another book, with the same empty promises of those unread pages.  Here’s one reason I wrote the book the way I did. There

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