Momma, Should You Write? (Or Start a Blog?)

(Inside: Are you wondering, “Should I write?” Read my journey of starting a blog and get tips that will help you start writing and blogging with confidence.)   “I want to be a writer.”   I gently rocked my nursing son (middle child) in the middle of the night. That’s the exact moment the writer-thought Read More

The Single Best Thing Parents Can Do {Free Mini-eBook}

(Inside: Good parenting skills start here. Do you feel like you’re saturated with parenting advice? What should be your focus? This one thing will help you conquer the parenting season like the champion you are.)     Off, off, off!   I fumbled at my car radio.    I don’t need to hear anybody roar… Read More

One Thing You Need to Build a Strong Community of Moms

(Inside: Never underestimate the power of encouragement for moms. Learn one thing you need to refashion you mom friends’ superhero cape and build a strong community of moms.)     “I was just told my youngest daughter needs to lose weight. By her doctor, of course.”   Sara sighed her disappointment, not realizing her supermom cape had Read More

A Powerful Way to Face Your Challenges

(Inside: Find confidence to beat your challenges.)  Moms, you know the times when you work hard at something – whatever pulses in your heart you MUST DO – finally, you present your “product” with arms up, chest puffed out and a “ta-dah”? Then, crickets…   That’s where I was at.   I had an idea Read More

Notice Your Unique Sacred Gesture This Holiday Season

My hand smoothed warm cheeks before I bent down and kissed my sons’ goodnight. The stairs creaked as I tiptoed down them to settle comfortably in my favorite zebra fabric chair at our dining room table. I felt my body relax into writing, the keys of my laptop feeling good against my fingers. The lights Read More

Look Stylish and Keep Up with Your Kids

(Inside: How my husband and I exchange Christmas gifts.)   Are you also in the phase of life where everyone else (kids, mortgage, car, Target…) takes ALL YOUR MONEY? (Help us, Dave Ramsay.) That’s our current season. This fact has shaped how my husband and I exchange Christmas gifts.   We’ve decided…We buy our own presents.   Read More

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7 Ways to Get the Most Out of Working Mom Life

(Inside: Overcome your working mom guilt and better enjoy both work and motherhood.)   The Working Mom Guilt I lingered a few feet outside the main doors of the gym where my son was playing in his final weekend basketball tournament. Phone to my ear, I discussed work with my colleague. When I hung up, Read More

Did You See Your Sacred Moment?

(Inside: Mentally capturing the mom-moments we never want to forget.)   Do you know what my recent favorite moment was?   I stood outside in the driveway, my fingers laced around coffee with salted mocha creamer. The steady bounce of the basketballs leaving my sons hands and thumping against the backboard floated in the air.   Read More

Walk Away from Worry with the Magic 5:1 Ratio {Printable}

(Inside: How to reduce worry.) I looked down at my wounds. Two lines of raw skin replaced where the strap to my fancy shoes had just adorned my feet. Every time I wear those sandals, my feet spend the next week recovering. Yet I still talk myself into that stylish pair BECAUSE MY OUTFIT WILL Read More

Photography – Lakeside (Empowerment Through Hobbies)

(Inside: Why hobbies empower you.) Hobbies empower us. They build our confidence and improve our self-esteem.  Hobbies also provide us with a creative outlet and way to reduce our stress. But, as moms, we can feel like we shouldn’t pursue our hobbies. Yes, we don’t have the same time as our retired neighbor, but keeping our hobbies at Read More

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