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If you are a Christian mom who sometimes feels overwhelmed, frazzled, or exhausted, you've come to the right place. Each week you'll hear practical tips, Biblical inspiration, and humor to help you gain clarity and focus so you can find the real balance you've been seeking.

The Balanced MomCast with Sandy Coope‪r‬ Sandy Cooper

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If you are a Christian mom who sometimes feels overwhelmed, frazzled, or exhausted, you've come to the right place. Each week you'll hear practical tips, Biblical inspiration, and humor to help you gain clarity and focus so you can find the real balance you've been seeking.

    How to Practice Sabbath as a Mom

    How to Practice Sabbath as a Mom

    This is our 5th and final episode on the Barrier of Busyness. Today we are talking about the importance of weekly rest: what Sabbath means and how to do it. If you are a mom, you DO actually get a day off. Let me show you how. 

    • 28 min
    Reordering Your Busy Life (Part 2)

    Reordering Your Busy Life (Part 2)

    Last week I led you through 4 steps to reorder your overly busy life and today I’m giving you 6 more. Grab a pen, grab some paper, grab your calendar, because we are ruthlessly eliminating hurry from our lives.

    • 34 min
    Reordering Your Busy Life Part 1

    Reordering Your Busy Life Part 1

    We’ve spent the last 2 weeks unpacking the problem with your overly busy life. And now we are going to do something about it. Grab a pen, grab some paper, grab your calendar, and buckle in, because I am going to take you through a process to reorder your life, with action steps.

    • 35 min
    The Roots of Busyness

    The Roots of Busyness

    Last week we introduced the 4th and final Barrier to Balance known as Busyness. I shared with you 6 reasons busyness is a bad idea and I encouraged you to ruthlessly eliminate hurry from your life. Today I’m continuing the discussion by helping you get to the root of your busyness. As John Ortberg says, hurry isn’t just a disordered schedule, it’s a disordered heart. So let’s get our hearts in order.

    • 22 min
    6 Reasons Busyness is a Bad Idea

    6 Reasons Busyness is a Bad Idea

    Other than complete disconnection from God, nothing will hinder our ability to stay balanced more profoundly or more consistently than being overly busy. It’s one of the enemy’s most brilliant tactics. Over-commitment—even with good, Christian things—causes fatigue, resentment, bitterness, and ineffectiveness in all things. If you’ve been following along with my series on Balance Barriers, this is the 4th and final one. It’s the Barrier of Busyness.

    • 25 min
    Breaking Free from The Comparison Trap

    Breaking Free from The Comparison Trap

    Last week in EP90 I introduced the one balance barrier that trips up every woman I know: The Comparison Trap. (barrier? trap? both?). I talked about the history of it--which literally begins with Cain and Abel, on page 3 of my Bible--and the problem with it. Today, let’s talk about what we can do about it. If you feel trapped by comparison to other women, I’m giving you 5 things you can do about it. Listen in.

    • 28 min

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