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How to Get Your Tween/Teenage Son to Open Up to You

(Inside: Do you want your middle school age son to talk to you? 5 tips for parents on how to get your tween or younger teenage son to open up to you.)   “Emma came home from your house and spent 30 minutes telling me every single detail of what happened,” my friend gave me the Read More

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See Your Greatest True Love on Valentine’s Day

(Inside: Valentine’s day isn’t always roses when it comes to relationships. So remember who your greatest True Love is. See your greatest love on Valentine’s day.  Encouragement for Valentine’s Day.)   I brushed my fingers over the pink iridescent hearts on the Valentine’s Day cards. I thought of the love words I’d write to my sons, Read More

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Moms, How to Take Care of Your Home and Your Heart

(Inside: Take care of your home and your heart. Simply daily tasks that will help moms be organized and feel joyful.) “I can’t do this anymore,” I stated matter of factly to my husband. I don’t know what made me say it; my defeated statement wasn’t planned. I just suddenly felt tired, even though my-9-months-of-the-year-working-mom-teacher-life Read More

Free eBook: Meditations for Moms

(Inside: Empower yourself through Christian Meditation for moms. Christian mediation can help moms reduce stress, hear God’s voice and build confidence. Free ebook.) Empowered Moms and Kids Encouraging moms and kids to live strong, joy-filled lives.  Momma, I recently discovered Christian Meditation and I love it! Spending 8 minutes (or less) a day in meditation helps… Read More

4 Things You Need to Be a Strong, Joy-Filled Mom {FREEBIES}

(Inside: How to be a strong, joy-filled mom. Four aspects of life that will enhance your happiness. Live a meaningful life. Live with purpose.)   The teenage girl paused before my desk near my high school classroom. She exhaled while flexing her hands in stretching motions several times before plopping down in the chair next to Read More

How to Deal with Difficult People (And not lose your mind!)

(Inside: Dealing with difficult people can be hard. But this one mindset and one action can help turn a struggling relationship into a thriving relationship.)   It’s been 2 weeks since my friend has spoken to me, even though I’ve seen her a hundred times in the time-span.   Awesome, right?   Of course, this isn’t Read More

A Busy Mom’s Christmas Prayer

(Inside: A busy mom’s prayer for Christmas. Build your faith in the holiday season. See God in the holiday hustle.)   A Busy Mom’s Christmas Prayer   Dear God,  This time of the year is magical – but oh so busy. Lord, I want to see YOU in the Hustle.  I pray that…  When we are Read More

One Simple Way to Enjoy the Present More

(Inside: A tool to help you love being a mom. Motherhood is hard, and parenting is work, so all moms need this one simple way to enjoy the present more. FInd excessive joy in being a mother.)    Our family littered our mudroom with shoes as we filed into our home. One kid rushed to let out our golden doodle, my husband bounded upstairs to plug in Read More

Best Podcasts Every Mom Needs to Hear

(Inside: 8 best podcasts for moms that will motivate women. Accomplish more and meet your goals by listening to these inspirational podcasts for women. )    The pile of plates teetered as I  carried them from my kitchen to the dining room. Next, I grabbed the stacks of Tupperware, mismatched bottoms and tops thrown together looking like the Eiffel tower in shambles and not Read More

5 Best Songs to Make Your Day Better

(Inside: Don’t underestimate the power of music. Here are 5 best songs to make your day better.)     My son’s head lay on my arm as his little body nestled into the curve of mine. He drifted off to sleep against me, glad I’d stayed with him for a few minutes after his tuck-in.   Read More

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