Mama Needs A Time Out – Heather Riggleman

Today, I’m excited to introduce to you my friend and fellow M.O.M. Initiative team member, Heather Riggleman. I absolutely love Heather’s heart for God and to minister to moms. Her new book is a reflection of her heart and I know you’ll love it and her! 
A great book for moms of all ages!
Having one of those days where you finding yourself hiding in the bathroom or closet just for a few extra moments of peace? Then chaos abounds as little fingers clamor under the door to get your attention; Heather Riggleman has been there. In her book Mama Needs A Time Out; she shares her early experiences of mothering and wondered how to connect with a God who has so many different names. 
On her parenting journey, she shares the antics of her strong-willed son, including blue sparkle tooth paste messes, bathtub farts, and explaining her son’s perspectives to his pre-school teacher. 
Heather has three children, two with special needs; she has been married to her high school sweetheart, serves as a coordinator and field leader for MOPS (, and is currently blazing a new trial with an online talk show of sorts, If anything, she knows what it’s like to be pulled in a million different directions on a daily basis. Heather offers insight to find God in the trenches of motherhood. 
Throughout her mothering journey, she has learned to know God intimately as Healer, Shepherd, Judge, Peace, and Refuge. Mama Needs A Time-Out offers personal insight of going deeper with God. These short devotions and stories help you laugh at life’s most embarrassing moments, provide a unique view of God being with you in the midst of your worst moments, and help put things back into perspective.
Mama Needs A Time-Out is your daily getaway, bookended by Scripture, Heather’s “been-there-and-done-that” transparency and tips for moms are a great way to refresh your spirit—you know, the sleep-deprived, squabbling-refereeing, hormone-wacked, woman your kids refer to as, “Mom.”
So if you’re in need of a time out, solid Biblical teaching, and a moment or two with God, this book is just for you!~

About Heather Riggleman
Heather is a mom to three children, including one with special needs. Her journey into motherhood wasn’t ideal as a teenager; and after completing a degree in Criminal Justice, she felt God calling her to stay at home. When she isn’t over caffeinated, you can find her smooching her husband, playing with her kids, or talking to mom groups all over the great state of Nebraska. You can connect with her at


  1. Heather, even though I'm not a “mama”, any time-out tips sound wonderful! I want to be where the lady on your book cover is relaxing. 🙂 Thanks, Stephanie, for hosting Heather and giving me great ideas on friends who would benefit from such wonderful, Biblically-based words. Blessings to you both!

  2. Donna ~ Thanks for stopping by and taking a minute to comment! Heather's new book is a great transparent look at the struggles moms face and the way the Lord is her source of strength.

    Thanks again, Donna! 🙂

  3. I want to be that lady too Donna. 🙂

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