Grace for the parent who thinks they’re not good enough

“Am I a good parent?”

Maybe you wonder this as you scroll Facebook, amazed by all the activities other parents seem to be doing.  Maybe you wonder this as you debate whether or not you’re making the best decisions for our children’s health or education or future.  Maybe you wonder this as you see other children seeming to behave perfectly while your own child is — well, not.  I think sometimes we wonder this even when we’re not actively wondering it.  For many of us, this question haunts the core of our beings.  Am I a good mom?  Am I a good dad?

So today, here is some grace for us — 3 reasons why we don’t have to try so hard to be a “good parent,” according to the world’s standards.

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How do we make time with God when we have littles? (And, most importantly, why.) — by Tracy Watts

Today’s article is a guest post by a dear friend of mine, Tracy Watts.  Tracy is a jewel of a Christian woman.  As a mom in her early thirties, Tracy possesses wisdom far beyond her years.  She is godly in her actions and attitude, tenderhearted, and grace-giving.  Tracy uses her many talents for the Lord and displays Christlike humility in all she does. 

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