We recap some of the highs & lows of our first year of marriage. How did we celebrate making it through year one? Other than the obvious 😉 Read on...
We don't need to be perfect, we just have to keep moving forward, deciding to be a better version of ourselves than we were yesterday.
The beginning of our 12 Years of Marriage Series, I talk about why our love stories are more than just the highlights, but about the hiccups along the way too.
How to be a positivity dynamo when life is filled with uncertainty.
The season we may be going through today, may seem difficult, the plot unknown, waters uncharted. Our pain may be a loud gong inside our heads. BUT somehow if we keep moving forward, keeping our eyes peeled for hope, it will show up.
Have you ever felt like sharing what you were going through was so tiny compared to the big things were going through? Here's why I think it ALL matters & we should share about it with others!
When life is overwhelming here are some helpful tips on how to stay calm & mindful of those we love.
This week’s affirmation addresses what’s so important about the steps between here & where we want to be.
We are kicking off our Team Awesome Summer Reading Challenge!
Having faith while allowing yourself the freedom to process through your emotions is what God wants for us. It's what God wants for my Dad. As we navigate this path post cancer diagnosis.
Realizing what to do with your feelings is a helpful step toward success. Especially in relationships that involve someone with mental health struggles. This week's affirmation addresses what we can do with all our very important, very big feelings.
100 gift ideas for the man you celebrate on Father's Day. All which can be found on Amazon! Be inspired to spoil the "dad" in your life.
The longer I'm married the more I realize just how different we all communicate with one another. I can explain something as "clear as day" to my hunky hubby & I look up only to see the most confused look on his face. Here’s how we can combat that.
Body, Mind, & Soul - Whole, Brilliant, Fulfilled
Celebrating 1 year of blogging as Namesste Momma annnd a list of things you may or may not know about me!
Even when things don't turn out how we pictured in our head, they do have a way of working out, in their perfectly imperfect way. Let us have faith that what we are going through right now is no different.
A fun playlist of praise & worship songs for the kids in your life!
Whether your excited, a little bit, or a lot a bit dreading it, summer break is on its way! Here are 6 ways you can keep your sanity while bonding as a family along the way.
You hold the ability to succeed within you! Because God put it there. He wove success into your DNA when He created you.
Lord, help me accept life for what it is, while keeping hope that You take GOOD care of me & those I love. Even in the times where that isn't obvious to me, help me still trust that somehow the hardships we are enduring, are building a nest inside of us for peace to dwell.
When we go through enough stressful seasons in life, we have the opportunity to start getting pessimistic & negative...but there's a better way, a healthier way...read this week's affirmation!
A special Mother's Day post! What it takes to be a good Momma & why I love mine!
A compilation of songs about mothers AND some of MY Mum's personal favorites. Bop your head, tap your toes, & share the love with this Mother's Day playlist.
An extensive list of gift ideas for the women in your life that you celebrate on Mother's Day. 100 Gift ideas will be sure to at least get you on the right track to get her something that she loves.
You already possess all that you need for a wonderful life, so choose to make each day this week nothing short of amazing!
A playlist for the different stages of separation & reconnection with our relationships.
Sometimes we are so caught up in our pain that we end up constantly looking for reasons to leave, rather than looking for ways to connect. Here is a part of our story that can hopefully inspire you to do better than we did.
Let's keep moving forward, reminding ourselves of the strength we have!
Sometimes we simply need to dim the lights & put on "our song". Reminding ourselves of the fierce love we had on the day we committed to forever. Fan the flames with this week's playlist!
Almost twelve years ago when we got married, we didn't plan on becoming angry & absent in our relationship. But, we did decide that if we ever arrived at that destination, we would refuse to stay there. THIS decision is what matters most. The choice.
So whatever comes up this week. Smacks me in the face. Rips the rug out from under my feet. Produces so much happiness that I just don't even know how to express it all. Whatever happens, I choose right now, on this Monday morning that I will remind myself of the above affirmation. I will continue to use positive truths to train my powerful mind to work for me & not against me.
Life can get heavy. Our chores & lists of to-dos can add up, feeling pretty overwhelming, but if we can take a minute or an hour to relax & be a little goofy it definitely makes a difference in our homes. So here is a fun family dance party playlist! Feel free to crank it up & dance around the house with your kiddos!
Fostering & adopting is a lonely journey at times. Others may not always understand your process & that's okay. Here's why...
Life gets crazy & sometimes I feel like keeping hold of my joy is like chasing a crazed chicken around a coop. But even when it feels impossible, I try my best to remind myself: I can do difficult things. I can have a grateful heart & live in joy no matter what life throws my way.
Our differences can be used to strengthen our relationships or sabotage them. One area where this is especially obvious is finances. Here is a playlist all about money, with some resources on how to handle your finances in a successful manner.
They say opposites attract, but how does this realistically play out in our marriages? Can it actually work? Read on...
Be confident in whatever you do this week. Even if you think it's not much, it is a win if you do it with everything you have.
Over & over again we are reminded that love is not about what others do to earn it. Love is about the heart of the person giving it. We can choose to give a love without strings & conditions. Here's a playlist to inspire your love & to keep moving forward.
What do you deserve as a queen of your household? & by holding that role, what should be expected of you?
Here is your Weekly Affirmation! Faced with challenges this week? Or maybe just the challenge of Monday itself? Click here!
Music is a wonderful language of its own. Here is a playlist that speaks encouragement, feistiness, joy, & determination, as you stay above the water & connect with others.
Here are some ways for you to withstand the waves of life.
This post is for you! Click the link so that you can get the skinny on what the launch of this Weekly Affirmations project is all about!
This is a playlist that includes a mixture of songs about being alone, about friendship, & about being vulnerable. Manmade islands have benefits but aren't meant to be permanent! Seeking connection with others is risky, but worth it. May these songs inspire you to do just that.
Being intentional is a very powerful tool in connecting with others. Find some others in this post!
In need of a soundtrack for this season of remaining stubbornly hopeful? Here are 20 musical hugs, just for you!
Life has a way of producing ominous storm clouds that eventually evolve into full blown storms. Here is some encouragement that you aren’t alone in remaining stubbornly hopeful.
Get your groove on & celebrate WOMEN for International Women's Day with this list of 20 empowering & toe tapping songs!
Some things are fun to compete in & Momming ain't one of them.
The story of how we lost our precious babe, after trying for what seemed like forever to conceive. Our Lost Princess.