Six Things To Let Go Of For An Intentional New Year

I’m going to go ahead and open this up with a spoiler alert: in my list of obnoxious things to let go of, a few vanity pounds didn’t make the cut. Oh, we will be discussing weight loss. But it’s not what you think. How do you know you have things to let go of? I’m going to go out …

Starting a Homestead From Scratch

Once upon a time, in a land far far away ninety minutes away, there was a girl who had no interest whatsoever in starting a homestead from scratch. In fact, this girl was more interested in collecting name brand heels and expensive jewelry. It was a land where all things Michael Kors held a special place in her heart and …

Thrive As An Introvert Stay At Home Mom

At first glance, it might seem that of course an introvert stay at home mom will thrive…she gets to stay home! Isn’t that where introverts want to be anyways? The short answer is yes. The long answer is also… umm, yes. But life is a little more complex when you add in the “mom” part. Introverts love to be home …

I Just Want a Simple Life- 5 Ways Simple Living Makes Stay At Home Momming More Complex

It was just over three years ago when I turned to my husband and said, rather dreamily, “I just want a simple life.” What I didn’t know, as those words escaped my lips, is that living a simpler life often makes things just a little more complicated. At the time, we lived in suburbia where neighbors were friends and the …

30 Days of Thankfulness Journal Prompts

This is the time of year when everyone reminds everyone that being thankful ought to happen more than often than just this time of year. If you want to be ahead of the game, I’ve got 30 days of Thankfulness Journal Prompts to get you started both in giving thanks and the journaling habit. How Do You Start a Thankfulness …

20 Ways to Say No Without Feeling Guilty

In a hustle-hungry culture, finding ways to say no without feeling guilty is more important than ever. As the holidays draw near, saying no without guilt or apology is a skill worth honing. Why do I feel guilty when I say no? If you’ve ever asked yourself this question, you’re in good company. For whatever reason (Drive for success? Desperate …

Align Your Life With Your Values: The Secret To SAHM Success

People who have not thought about their values are more easily swayed by circumstances, fads, and the opinions of others. In contrast, people who live in harmony with their basic life-governing values sense greater inner peace and usually feel that their lives are on target, more fulfilled, and less out of control. Gary R. Collins, Phd, Christian Coaching To align …