In this episode, I’m exposing the lie that children are really expensive with the author of the book Lies Moms Believe: And How the Gospel Refutes Them, Rebekah Hargraves. In the book, Rebekah discusses 32 common lies that moms believe and while we don’t get to all of them in this chat, she does break down the lies that we need to be Pinterest perfect, that mom guilt is something we have to live with and that our children are nuisances.

You may also enjoy the hearing the truth that you are not a bad mom either!

Points from our conversation:

Our perspective helps set the perspective of our kids

Rebekah’s struggle with the lie that mom guilt is something she is required to live with

Combating the lie that our children are nuisances with the example Christ set for us

Changing your heart posture toward your kids

Tips for moms to set healthy boundaries while still honoring your child – prayer and building relationship

Be sure to check out Rebekah’s book Lies Moms Believe: And How the Gospel Refutes Them along with the accompanying Bible study companion!

Encouraging quotes from today’s show:

“What’s your heart posture toward your kids? Do you view them as a nuisance? Or are you seeking to walk by the spirit.”

“The more you prioritize your relationship with your kids, the more they’re going to be happy to give you space.”

Rebekah Hargraves is a wife, homeschooling mama of two littles, blogger, podcaster, and author whose passion is to edify, equip, and encourage women in their journey of biblical womanhood, particularly with an emphasis on the gospel and its implications for everyday life. Rebekah’s first book Lies Moms Believe (And How the Gospel Refutes Them) released the fall of 2017, and the Lies Moms Believe the Companion Bible Study came out the following spring.

Follow Rebekah:

website | instagram | facebook

Follow Jessica:

website | instagram | freebies

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