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Tips for working and stay at home moms

Keep Your Sanity This Coming School Year With These Must-Have Essentials

This post contain affiliate links. Please read my Disclosure page.  Are you already thinking about the coming school year and the chaos and stress that usually ensues?  If so, now is the best time to get some essentials that will make the school year not only manageable but joyful as well.  Not convinced?  Read on …

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5 Easy Family Habits To Bring Joy & Peace To Your Home

How is the mood in your home recently?  Is it filled with bickering and unrest or laughter and joy?  Maybe it’s like mine where it shifts from one to the other. No matter the season, there is always a rhythm in every home.  Here are 5 easy yet effective ways to bring more joy into …

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Why I Finally Started Making Self-Care A Priority+Easy Steps to Start Today!

“You cannot give from an empty cup.  Take care of yourself first.” – Unknown This is Part 1 in a series about taking care of yourself.  I was one of those people who did not make self-care a priority.  All the talk around town about taking time for oneself was for people who either didn’t …

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How to Use the Love Languages to Give The Best Gifts for Mother’s Day

This post contains affiliates links which means I may get a small percentage if you purchase from the links.  Mother’s Day is almost here – eekkk and if you’re like me, you’re still searching for that perfect gift.  I’m continuing my gift-giving theme with another post on great gifts.  If you haven’t read the Best …

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Speak Life! How My Words Changed My Son’s Behavior

Is it possible to change someone’s behavior just by the words we speak to them? The answer is yes!  Here is my personal experience with changing my son’s behavior simply by using encouraging, inspiring life-giving words. “Words are things.  They get into your walls, your upholstery, your furniture, your clothes and finally into you.” – …

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The Absolutely Best Gift You Can Give Your Kids

So you’re looking for the absolutely best gift you can give your kids? I have just the thing. My daughter celebrated her 7th birthday today.  And like most parents, I want to give her something that she will love and get excited about.  Just like you want for your child. Yet, I’ve learned over the …

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Finding Joy By Being Present; 3 tips to connect with your family

Do you long to be more present with your family? I’ll be the first to admit it.  Being present was not my strong suite. While I am playing dolls with my 6-year old, a majority of my mind would be on the dishes in the sink that still needs to get washed, the loads of …

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Inviting God into my mothering changed everything

(This post may contain affiliate links.  All thoughts and opinions are solely mine.) Between the dishes, laundry, doctor’s appointments and dinner menus, life can seem overwhelming.  Add to all this, the desire to raise children who are blessings to others, and it seem down right exhausting. The enemy of perfectionism Do you ever feel discouraged? …

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