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3 In Faith/ Motherhood

1 Corinthians 13 for Moms

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1 Corinthians 13 for Moms If I live in a house of spotless beauty with everything in its place, but have not love, I am a housekeeper not a homemaker. If I have time for waxing, polishing, and decorative achievements, but have not love, my children learn cleanliness not godliness. If I scream at my children when they don’t follow instructions, get frustrated and fault them for every mess in our house, and have no grace and love my children…

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4 In Motherhood/ Personal Growth

How To Find Time to Read as a Busy Mom

8 things to do

This post may contain affiliate links, but all opinions are always my own. Thank you for helping my family. It seems with all my chatter about reading 52 books this year, people are talking. Multiple people have asked me how I find the time to read. They see that I have 6 kids, I homeschool, and I have a home business. How on earth would I find any time to READ? Here is the thing…I make it a PRIORITY. I thoroughly…

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15 In Motherhood/ Personal Growth

Making Time for Yourself as a Mom

8 things to do

Mom friends, I have something special for you today! We talk all the time about how important self care is…especially as a busy mom. It can be so hard to take care of ourselves when so many others demand our attention. I really do understand that. However, you can’t pour from an empty cup. It is so important to take a few moments each day, and do something for you. Yes, you. You matter and you deserve it. That is…

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11 In Essential Oils/ Motherhood

How I Use Essential Oils for Emotional Support

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Hey there, sweet friends and welcome back! Today I have a special guest for you all and I am so excited! You likely know, or should know, that I am obsessed with my essential oils and believe everyone should have them in their home. When Carrie told me how she felt about using essential oils with her family, and offered to write about it, I was thrilled. I love seeing how other moms use essential oils. There is always so…

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16 In Essential Oils/ Healthy Living/ Motherhood

How I Naturally Support My Energy

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Who else is excited that it’s Monday?! I know, I may be abnormal in that I look forward to the start of a new week. But, I have found that what I focus on expands. Isn’t that true? I know, I don’t have to go to work on Monday mornings. But I do have 6 children with boundless energy and we homeschool, so all that energy is with me all.day.long. I still find reasons to be happy at the start…

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28 In Homemaking/ Organizing/ Personal Growth/ Planning/ Productivity

Productivity Habits to Simplify your Life

Tip for a Productive Week

Lately I’ve been on a mission to simplify my life as much as possible. I was determined not to go through another year feeling like I could never catch up and yet was missing out on the most important things in my life. I have simplified my cleaning routine, my children’s chores (more on that soon), my meal planning, my schedule and my business. I’ve discovered some productivity habits that really help me to streamline my time and my life in…

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20 In Organizing/ Planning/ Productivity

Plan to Thrive – Free Course on Goal Setting

Plan to Thrive

Hey friends! Here we are…Christmas is only DAYS away! Does anyone else love the mess that gets made on Christmas morning? It may be the one time that I live for the mess… I hate to bring it up a bit early, but since Christmas is right here, that also means we are facing a new year. I used to dread the start of the New Year, with all its’ expectations. I had to lose weight, earn more money, be…

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21 In Faith/ Homemaking/ Personal Growth/ Planning

My Favorite Things Giveaway!

It’s the season to give, right? Well, I have an amazing giveaway for you all! I am sooo excited for you! I have put together some of my favorite things for you all, worth just under $100. If you know me by now, you know I am a planner person, and I love Jesus and my coffee. So, I thought I would share! A few of my blogger friends are also linking up their own “Favorite things” giveaways, so once…

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21 In Organizing/ Productivity

Christmas Came Early For Me!

Just A Simple Home

Hey, sweet friends! I am excited…want to know why? Christmas came early…for ME! Yes, me. I am sure you all understand that, as moms, we tend to put ourselves last when it comes to the season of giving. Well, you also know that I am all about self care and personal growth, and about simplicity. So, how do you find that happy balance? Well, when my friends at JORD asked me to partner with them, I asked myself that same…

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19 In Faith/ Homemaking/ Motherhood/ Personal Growth

Simplify the Season Holiday Roundup

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The holiday season is well underway and that means…Christmas lights! Just kidding…sort of. I do love seeing Christmas lights everywhere, they just make everything so beautiful. My family will drive around for hours just looking at all the wonderul masterpieces people come up with. I love seeing the wonder and excitement come into my children’s faces when we stumble upon a new work of art. And isn’t that what this season is about? The wonder, the magic, the excitement…all leading…

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