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13 Spring Cleaning Tips that Will Leave Your Home and Yard Ready for Summer

Before having children, I preferred to attack spring cleaning head-on and complete it all within two days. However, now as a mom of six homeschooled children and a husband working from home, I had to adapt to my circumstances and work at completing spring cleaning over the course of few weeks. Just like with everything… Continue reading 13 Spring Cleaning Tips that Will Leave Your Home and Yard Ready for Summer

Encouragement · Homemaking

13 Lessons in Simple Hospitality

While I was growing up there were no less than 50 family members living within a two-mile radius of my family home. This included grandparents, aunts and uncles, and cousins on both sides of the family. And at the drop of the hat, guests would unexpectedly drop in for a quick visit at each other’s… Continue reading 13 Lessons in Simple Hospitality

Encouragement · Homemaking · Homeschool

11 Tips for Homeschool Distance Learning

Millions of families have been affected by COVID19. With the closing of many public and private schools all over the United States, thousands and thousands of children are now being homeschooled via distance learning in their own homes. For the child that only knew face-to-face instruction from a public school, distance learning is unchartered territory… Continue reading 11 Tips for Homeschool Distance Learning

Biblical womanhood · Encouragement · Homemaking

But God, This is Not What I Signed Up For: Giving Thanks in All Things

Have many times have you dealt with the ‘if onlys’ in your life? If only my life were better. If only ____________ would change or if only I could do _____________, Perhaps you have felt lonely, angry, grieving, overwhelmed, stressed, anxious, bored, disrespected, sad, full of despair, or unhappy. And you feel that your life… Continue reading But God, This is Not What I Signed Up For: Giving Thanks in All Things

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Why You Can Rest In God’s Love (No Matter What)

Shhhhh… I rocked my baby son in my arms, sang softly and hushed him gently. I savored every precious breath I heard him take and felt him grow heavier and heavier on my chest until I could barely breathe under his weight. As he slept, I stroked his curly hair and nuzzled my face into it. I… Continue reading Why You Can Rest In God’s Love (No Matter What)

Marriage

Seven Encouraging and Inspirational Posts on Christian Marriage

The Bible is a manual for life and should be the first place we turn to for advice, encouragement, and inspiration in our marriages. However, Titus 2:3-5, states that we can learn from older (other) women on marriage, too. And many of these older or seasoned women have gained wisdom from their own life experiences… Continue reading Seven Encouraging and Inspirational Posts on Christian Marriage

Health

Five Healthy Eating and Weight Loss Posts for the Christian Woman

As a blogger, I am surrounded by a strong support group of wonderful Christian women. Even though each of us is different, it is such a blessing to be able to learn from each other. One such topic is in the area of health. Health covers a wide array of topics, and none is more… Continue reading Five Healthy Eating and Weight Loss Posts for the Christian Woman

Biblical womanhood · Homemaking · Money · Parenting

Three Basic Truths that Will Help You Manage Your Time Better as a Homemaker

Time, Like Money, Must Be Budgeted Many of you know that my husband and I are huge Dave Ramsey fans. Dave Ramsey taught my husband and me how to manage our money better, become debt-free, build our emergency fund, and plan for retirement. Dave Ramsey is a financial advisor who loves to teach others how… Continue reading Three Basic Truths that Will Help You Manage Your Time Better as a Homemaker

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Suddenly at Home: Seven Ways to Help Survive Your New Normal as a Stay-at-Home Mom

Overnight, millions of women have gone from working full-time jobs to stay at home moms who are now homeschooling their children. Your old normal is gone and a new normal has arrived: homeschooling, cooking, cleaning, and staying home. Is this you? Are you struggling and overwhelmed as you try to adjust to a new normal?… Continue reading Suddenly at Home: Seven Ways to Help Survive Your New Normal as a Stay-at-Home Mom

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Schooling From Home

Schooling From Home It has been months since I have posted to the blog. Life hasn’t been particularly hectic, no devastating illnesses, no big changes… it has just been ordinary. In light of recent events in our world I am realizing just how ungrateful I was for “ordinary”.  I am a wait-and-see type of person.… Continue reading Schooling From Home