• Book Review: Desperate

    Confession: I’ve had this book for two years. And it took me at least a year and a half to read it cover to cover, starting over more times than I can remember to count. This is not because the book wasn’t captivating. I think God needed me to hear (read) the beginning chapters several times. Social media has given us a very skewed perception of the actual struggle of motherhood. Pictures full of smiles, hugs, fun outings and elaborately thought out projects for the little ones fill our news feeds. As does accomplishments and celebrations. And when that other side, the ugly side, of child behavior and mommy struggle…