How Jesus Frees Us from “Mommy Guilt”

July 5, 2013 · 2 comments

“Jesus Canceled Your Mommy Guilt Trip”

What mother doesn’t want to be a “good mom”?

The proverbial encyclopedia entry for “good mom” varies across cultures. I’ve seen a variety of mothering ideals as I raise my kids in a global city. For some, a distinguishing mark of a good mom is the food she feeds her children. Or the accolades her child earns in school. Or her baby’s accessories. Or her child’s behavior. The list never ends.

But I’ve noticed a common thread that threatens to unravel us all. Moms live with a sense of guilt that we’ll never be or do enough.

What, then, can save us from this “mommy guilt”?

Read the rest of this article on The Gospel Coalition blog here.

 

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1 dangermom July 5, 2013 at 7:31 pm

Link does not seem to work :-(

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2 Gloria July 5, 2013 at 7:34 pm

Thanks for letting me know– I fixed it just now.

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