If you’re equal parts excited and terrified for summer, welcome to the club! This is our first summer with no Mother’s Day Out a few days a week so I’m a bit nervous too. I want to share a post I hope will help you and me keep our cool when the mercury (OK, our phone apps) and a car full of cranky sweaty kids signal that it’s time to erupt like a volcano. So today, I’ve got 5 of
Even though it wasn’t planned for Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday to release right before Mother’s Day, it just kinda makes sense, doesn’t it? We’re excited to feature both new motherhood books this season, but we also want to draw your attention to some of our favorites from the VMP shop. Whatever you choose, you just can’t go wrong with these items for a momma (or grandma!) that hit the big three: practical, meaningful, and beautiful!FRESH START FOR MOMSWe call
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
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
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.