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!
How do we defeat the bully in our heads? Here is what I propose...
There are worst things in life than being wrong...
Feeling connected to your partner can seem daunting or near impossible. This post can inspire you to connect in simple ways & maybe give you a few new ideas along the way.
The power of self reflection & choosing to love others well.
Even the smallest acts of kindness can be monumental to someone else. In this post I share about something we did to help our daughter transition into her forever home with us, that was simple but powerful.
Our children are beautiful, resilient, adaptable, humans & we need to let them be.
Some things are fun to compete in & Momming ain't one of them.