Episode 176 Overcoming Disappointment with Baylor Wilson

Disappointment hurts! Especially when what disappointed you was something you’d been working towards or anticipating for a long time. So how can we come to terms with being let down? Country artist Baylor Wilson joins Darlene Brock and Julie Bender on This Grit and Grace Life podcast to share her own

Should I Be Staying for the Kids Even If My Marriage Isn't Working?

So, you've got a husband and you’ve got kids. This marriage isn't working. You've tried and you've tried (I hope you've tried), and it's not getting better. You put off thinking about it to get your family through the holidays. Another year has gone by and it's smack in your


I don’t know about you, but I often feel buried under the “have tos” in my life. As a working mom of four, there is always a long list of things that need to be done. For example, I have to clean my house. I have to go to the

5 Ways My Blended Family Learned to Adapt

“So … I’m going to need to wear those pants of yours tomorrow.” “Um, that doesn’t sound like asking,” her dad interjects. I’m just sitting there, as my stepdaughter and I continue to figure out this whole stepparenting thing. I want to be her cool BFF that she feels comfortable sharing things


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