Faint Not Mom

Be Encouraged. Be Creative. Be Yourself.

This is a blog by Joanna Appel about living a life of faith as a mother and an artist. Following Jesus in the midst of crazy, messy, life is hard.  We all need people to come alongside us, to inspire and encourage us.  Faint Not, World!  You are not alone!

7 Lessons I Learned From Holy Week With Toddlers

This year, I really wanted my boys to get a glimpse of the real meaning of Easter. I recently wrote a post about seven things to do with your toddlers for Holy Week and I invited you to join in with me and my family! Here I am going to reflect on these activities and how this Easter challenge went for us...

I sit here in the dark, battling with the internet while God parts the Red Sea. My family is asleep after a looooong day of Easter festivities and I am watching the Ten Commandments on TV. Tom was up at 5 am to get ready to be at church for the delivery of a bouncy castle, organize the parking lot team and get youth ready to share testimonies and be baptized at three different services. I made Easter signs, got the boys up and ready for church and off we went at the leisurely hour of 8 am. 


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