Encouragement

Introverted Mama Goes On Vacation

Introverted Mama Goes On Vacation

Vacations sound lovely, and they are quite lovely unless you’re an introverted mama. The memories are beautiful, but the work required to prep, function, and recover from a vacation is a lot of work for any mama. Add to all that work the consistency of social interaction, noise, and often no real place to escape and vacations are exhausting to an introverted mama…

Introverted Mama Goes To A Playdate

Introverted Mama Goes To A Playdate

A common misconception of introverts is that we are shy, reserved, or don’t want friendships. Complete lies. We like people and we can be loud, but interacting with people comes at a a price. While extroverts, even the quiet ones, recharge best around people and the frenzy of groups introverts are drained by others. We recharge away from people and noise. This is totally fine…until you are a young mom who needs sanity. Observe…

Introverted Mama Stays Home

Introverted Mama Stays Home

For the month of August we’re going to get a sneak peek at a *mostly* fictional diary of an introvert mom. It’s not to be taken too seriously and is not true for all introvert mothers (although I think many will relate on some level!). My ultimate hope is that through reading these 4 blogs you will 1) discover you are not alone introverted mama, 2) unearth a new appreciation for the mamas who are not as extroverted as you, and 3) laugh and relate to something that is written along the way regardless of how introverted, extroverted, socially awkward or incredibly cool you are! On to the blog!

The Regret of Screening Calls

The Regret of Screening Calls

But God knew. He knew Stephen would call. He knew I’d screen the call. He knew that in just a few days my world would be rocked. And God stayed the same through it all. The same God I was singing praise to July 25, 2013 at 7:20pm was the same God who met me in the shock I felt on July 29, 2013 at 7am and the same God who carries me through my grief even still.