Christianity · Uncategorized

Daily dose of inspiration and motivation

As a mom of six children and as a wife I am busy.  In my downtime I love to read the blogs of others that are faith-based stories about real life. It is inspirational to see faith played out in the lives of others. A while ago in my blog search I found myself reading… Continue reading Daily dose of inspiration and motivation

Christianity · Uncategorized

Faith, family, and frugality

Where the writing begins. Simple. Easy. Real. Honest. I have a lot to say. Maybe nobody wants to hear it. However, here are a few random facts about me. I am Jesus’ girl. First and foremost in everything. I love to write and been keeping a journal and/or writing since I was thirteen years old.… Continue reading Faith, family, and frugality

Christianity · parenting

A father’s love

    “Daddy wuv’s me”….said, my two-year-old daughter, as she sighed contentedly in my arms.  This baby girl’s entire world is her Daddy.  Of course, she loves me, too, but not in the way a little girl should love her Daddy.  She feels secure in his arms. She giggles when he throws her up in… Continue reading A father’s love

Christianity · faith · marriage · parenting

Guest Post: Fear of Missing Out: Two Lessons I’ve Learned From Motherhood

Fear of Missing Out: Two Lessons I’ve Learned From Motherhood Today I am honored to have Laura Ketchie, LPC on the blog. Laura is a counselor, and along with her husband have formed Relationship Helpers. “Relationship Helpers was born out of the desire of two therapists, Vincent and Laura Ketchie, to help more people than… Continue reading Guest Post: Fear of Missing Out: Two Lessons I’ve Learned From Motherhood

Christianity · Cleaning/Household · faith · frugality · Health · Homemaker · marriage · parenting

Top Blog Posts from 2017

These are the top blog posts from 2017 from Training Keepers of the Home. Here they are in an easy format for you to find. Here’s to a great year in 2018! How to Be a Perfect Woman…Not What You Would Expect Finding that peace of mind 15 Great Tips for Building a Better, Stronger… Continue reading Top Blog Posts from 2017

Christianity · marriage

Guest Post: The Spiritual War on Marriage

The Spiritual War on Marriage   I want to issue a warning to you today and that is this: ”At this very moment, there is a spiritual war being waged against your marriage!” Not merely your friend’s marriage or your neighbor’s marriage or your favorite celebrity’s marriage. No!Yours. And today is to serve as a… Continue reading Guest Post: The Spiritual War on Marriage

Christianity · faith · frugality · Health · Homemaker · parenting

  So far my morning has consisted of a taking the children to school, grocery shopping with my littles, doing the budget, garage sale organization, a puking child, and various household chores. This morning I also Fought anxiety. Became easily overwhelmed. And needed to find that inner peace. As I was cleaning the vomit out… Continue reading

Christianity · faith · parenting

Death of a child: Letter to My Son

It has been four years since I have last held you my precious son….. David Even though it was four years ago I can clearly remember the last few minutes of your life. Your breathing had become labored making it more difficult for you to breathe. The tone of your skin was turning blue due… Continue reading Death of a child: Letter to My Son

frugality · Uncategorized

Guest Post: The Savvy Traveler on a Budget

  I remember shortly after my boyfriend started dating, he said to me, “You know, you’re kind of a baller for being a teacher.”  While I appreciated the compliment (I expected to go my entire life without being called a “baller”), I wondered if he was insinuating that I maybe spend a little bit more… Continue reading Guest Post: The Savvy Traveler on a Budget