The secret to intentional motherhood is not in doing more or doing all the things. Instead it is something much different.
Intentional motherhood has always been a focus of mine. I desire to use the time I have with my kids wisely and seek opportunities to be intentional throughout our everyday life. In years past, I have planned elaborate outings, sat down with crafts, and orchestrated family game nights. While each of these activities have been great in different ways, something was always off.
Whether it is was the rain that ruined our outing or the excessive glue use from my son. Or if it was the arguing that kept us from all enjoying family game night, there was always a hiccup. I found myself feeling more stressed than being intentional.
In an effort to find the solution, I would search for more ways to be intentional. Maybe if we tried this or that, we would finally figure it out.
Then lately, I started to realize something.
What if intentional motherhood was not focused on all the things I was doing but instead focused on where I was putting my eyes and my time.
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