10 Tips for Creating a New Normal in the Midst of COVID-19

Are you working to create a “new normal” right now?  I don’t normally write about world events because I feel like I’m just adding “noise” to what others are saying.  And like so many others, I’m working to establish a new normal over here too! But, this world event of COVID-19 is directly impacting my …

How to Track Your Habits to Reflect Christ-Centered Goals

Do you know how to track your Habits? Habits: the little patterns of behavior that shape our lives. You know, what we do every single day without really any thought to what we are doing.  Automatic actions that shape our: Thought patterns. Words. Actions. Behaviors. They seem little and insignificant but compound into big results …

A Month of Breakfast Ideas for Busy Moms

Start the Day  So, let’s talk about breakfast.  I’m sure you’ve heard it said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  I’m not going to dig into all the health benefits and lecture you on why you need a solid breakfast.  I want to focus this time on giving you ideas for …

How to Bring Peace and Simplicity to the Back to School Season

Every year I promised myself that I would have it together to start the school year.  And almost every single year, summer slowly faded and the start of the school year smacked me right in the face like the cold water from a squirt gun in my 8-year-old’s hand.  

I knew I needed to get it together. And I heard this echo from other mommas.

So, I put together a prayer and Scriptures for our families to help bring peace into our mindsets, strategies to simplify, and checklists, guides, and tips to help us start the school year strong this year.  

The Beautiful Truth Behind Simplifying My Space

I want to share with you a simple, but hidden truth about my home.  

For the first few years of living in this house, this corner of my bedroom was a crap hole.  It collected broken toys, items to be repaired, wall hangings and decor I had no idea what to do with, an old lamp that needed a bulb, a box of memories and photos that needed sorting, knick-knacks that held no purpose and didn’t really bless the feel of our home, clothes that needed to be put away, etc. 

I wasn’t sure where to start or why this was pressed upon me except I knew I never felt peaceful, but restless and anxious in our home.