When You’re a Grumpy Mom: An Interview on Renewed Joy in Motherhood with Valerie Woerner

You may already be familiar with Valerie Woerner through her beautiful prayer journals and amazing resources at Val Marie Paper, but did you know that Val has also just released a new book? Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday is a book of truth and hope that we could ALL use in our lives. By examining common lies that we believe as moms, Val not only points us back to the truth of the Gospel, but also invites us into freedom, rest, intentionality, and renewed joy in motherhood. If you are interested in hearing more about Grumpy Mom, I just know you are going to love today’s episode in which I share my recent conversation with Val about her heart and message behind the book, as well as her best wisdom and encouragement for moms!

In today’s episode, Val and I chat about:

  • the heart and backstory behind Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday

  • some of the subtle lies pertaining to motherhood that we believe and how these relate to our grumpiness as moms

  • how God has been renewing joy in her everyday motherhood

  • creating a habit of taking your thoughts captive

  • overcoming challenges and confusion revolving around prayer

  • Val Marie Paper resources designed to help women with prayer

Meet Val:

Valerie Woerner is the owner of Val Marie Paper and author of Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday and Fresh Start for Moms. Her mission is to create practical tools, including her original 6-month prompted prayer journal, and content that equips women to cut through the noise of everyday life and find fullness in the presence of the Lord. She lives in South Louisiana with her husband Tyler and two girls, Vivi and Vana.

Resources Mentioned:

Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday

Val Marie Paper

Prayer Journal Shop

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