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My name’s Kate. Over six years ago I became a mummy. My life massively changed! I left my career, fell madly in love and started the biggest learning curve of my life.
 
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Tag Archives: Fear

Fri 18 November 2016
Filed Under: Motherhood
Tags: Anxiety, Fear, Life, Love, Oppression, Peace, Promise

Bible

Are your children suffering? Are you struggling? What if knowing and doing just one thing could change it all! So many people don't realise this, but it's incredibly powerful and it could just change your's and your children's lives forever!


Thu 15 September 2016
Filed Under: Motherhood
Tags: Attack, Authority, Declare, Destiny, Fear, Lies, Protect, Truth

Park bench

As parents a very real part of our role is to protect our children. We hold their hands when crossing roads until they have safely learnt to do it themselves. We watch the things they have access to until they can be trusted not to put little toys in their mouths. This comes naturally, but is this enough? Are we protecting them from unseen dangers?


Fri 22 April 2016
Filed Under: Motherhood
Tags: Fear, Heal, Labour, Love, Trauma

Bump

If you've had a difficult first labour or hard first few months with a newborn you will understand what I mean when I say the thought of another baby can be slightly traumatic. So how do you prepare yourself to do it again and avoid getting into a place of fear surrounding the next birth?


Sun 27 December 2015
Filed Under: Motherhood
Tags: Blessing, Disappointed, Faith, Fear, Labour, Problem

Bump photo

These were words I found myself thinking a few weeks back when I was in hospital. I was 39 weeks pregnant. I'd prayed over so many things surrounding my second labour and God had given me a very definite faith for what it would look like. But here I was, being told I may need to stay in hospital until the baby comes (potentially two weeks). Not being with my son at home, labour being induced, ...


Wed 02 September 2015
Filed Under: Faith
Tags: Bible, Comparison, Faith, Fear, God, Labour, Traumatic

Freedom

Isn't it funny how things can change. How we can go from a place of fear to a place of faith without really noticing it even happening. How we can long desperately for something and it feel so distant and then suddenly find ourselves with the very thing we've longed for without really giving it a second thought.


Wed 08 July 2015
Filed Under: Motherhood
Tags: Fear, Hope, Promise, Trust

June 2015

Alan and I had waited a long time to start trying for another baby. My first labour was traumatic in many ways and the months that followed weren't easy. A second baby was never in question but the timing was important. Roll on three years and the timing was right, after months of trying, complications along the way, God gave me a promise - a baby by the end of 2015.


Mon 11 May 2015
Filed Under: Motherhood
Tags: Bible, Desperate, Fear, Give, God, Jesus, Joy, Peace, Secret, Stress, Trying

Finding Peace

With constant demands and pressure today it's no wonder so many of us get burnt out, stressed or exhausted. I see so many mums who are desperately trying to keep up with the demands of doing it all and yet feel overwhelmed or have lost peace - I know I've been there at times! But once that happens, how do we get it back again? How do we learn  to live in joy and peace rather than fear?


Mon 04 May 2015
Filed Under: Faith
Tags: Able, Anxiety, Believe, Bible, Evidence, Fear, Fulfil, Give, God, Hope, Incredible, Love, Natural, Promise, Work

Keeping your eyes on the promise

This week I've been thinking a lot about promises from God. We know promises are given by God but how do we walk in the good of them? What do you do when you have your promise and yet circumstances just don't seem to line up with what God's said will happen? What do we do while we're waiting and how do we strengthen our faith?


Mon 09 February 2015
Filed Under: Motherhood
Tags: Able, Children, Desperate, Fear, Give, Honest, Parenting

Mistakes can be good!

Have you ever felt like you've made a massive mistake? Have you ended up feeling guilty and wishing you could go back and do things differently? Mistakes can make us feel awful, but they don't have to. Here's why mistakes in parenting can actually be a good thing!


Tue 06 January 2015
Filed Under: Wellbeing
Tags: Able, Achieve, Ask, Children, Easy, Fear, Give, God, Love, Natural, Work

Every step counts

Do you ever make time to reflect? To stop and think about the year you've had. The pitfalls, the successes, the lessons learnt? It can be easy just to get caught up in life, the busyness, the stresses and the joys that we can just get carried along, without giving much thought to where we've come from or more importantly, where we're going. But if we ever want to achieve our goals, ...


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