It can’t be defined as clearly as some things, but it definitely has to do with a holistic mindset. Holistic mothering is as much about being a holistic person as it is about being a holistic parent. It’s nurturing your child’s mind, body and soul while feeding your own. This is no easy task! There are days where there aren’t enough hours or patience, but at the end of those days, if you have grace for yourself and your children, you’ll kiss and makeup and try again tomorrow.
Becoming a mother has taught me more about what I believe the heart of God is. My love for my girls overcomes all things; the hurt feelings, the poor behavior, the tantrums, the sleepless nights, the throwing of toys, the hurting other children….all things. I believe God has that kind of love for me. And now I believe it more. My heart for my children is like nothing I knew I possessed before they came into my life. To protect, honor, respect, cherish, raise, guide, educate, and enjoy…these are just some of my heart’s desires now.
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