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personal growth

14 In Bible Journaling/ Faith/ Motherhood

Why And How To Start Journaling As A Mom

Why should you, as a mom, know how to start journaling?  Journaling can be a way of freedom for the mom that feels stuck, either mentally or physically.   What do I mean?   Well, when I was a teenager I had a lot of issues.  I had overprotective parents and zero friends. Yea, it was a bad situation.  So during the summers I really had nothing to do, no camp, no parks, nothing except time to journal. This outlet…

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16 In Faith/ Homemaking/ Motherhood/ Personal Growth

My Favorite Podcasts for Christian Women

Podcasts for Christian Women, Christian mothers

I listen to a podcast almost daily. I hardly ever wear headphones, which means most of the time I’m listening, my children are also listening. We know that what we fill our minds with each day is what will eventually come out of our mouths. Romans 10:17 tells us this: “So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.” What we listen to has the power to deepen or weaken our faith. That is why it is important that we…

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1 In Homeschooling/ Motherhood

10 Must Read Books for Homeschool Moms

There are books every homeschool mom needs to have in her library.   When we made the decision to homeschool, all I wanted to do was read and research. I am a researcher by nature, so I read all I could get my hands on and then some. I still read about various methods and approaches and learning styles, years later. I am always growing and my children and constantly changing, so it helps to have fresh perspective and encouragement…

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13 In Faith/ Motherhood/ Personal Growth

10 Must Read Books for Christian Moms

At this point, I think it’s safe to say that you all know I am a huge bookworm. I make time to read every single day, even as a busy homeschooling mom. It is that important to me. I read many personal growth type books, but often I will read books to inspire and encourage me on my spiritual journey. It depends on the season I am in and what I need. You may have seen that I tend to write…

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11 In Personal Growth

The Week I Skipped Self Care + 10 Simple Self Care Tips

Hey beautiful ladies! I have a special treat for you and I know it will bless you. My friend Kristen from Shifting Roots has graciously agreed to be a guest here and share her journey of self care with us. If you have been around here for any time at all, you know I am a huge advocate for self care, so I was thrilled when she told me what she had in mind. Thanks so much, Kristen! *** During…

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4 In Motherhood/ Personal Growth

How To Find Time to Read as a Busy Mom

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

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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14 In Marriage/ Personal Growth

Growing your Marriage through Deployment

Friends, please welcome my sweet friend Sabrina to our space today. Sabrina and I met because we are in a small close knit mastermind and I was instantly drawn to her. Not only is her blog amazing and beautiful, but her soul is as well. I know if we lived closer, we would be real life coffee friends. Sabrina’s husband has been away on deployment and I have been in awe of how she copes so gracefully. I am so…

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40 In Personal Growth/ Productivity

The Importance of Taking Time to Refocus

Ladies, have I got a treat for you today! I know I am not alone when I say that sometimes I feel I wear too many hats – mother, wife, teacher, business owner, volunteer, group leader…I love all my roles, but it can be difficult to know where to put my focus at times. I can get overwhelmed and then find myself only giving half heartedly to each role. When I found Angie through our group Blogging With Heart, I…

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36 In Personal Growth

4 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself

 I don’t know about you, but I tend to be very hard on myself. I have these voices in my head that I can’t always drown out, and they make me feel insecure and unprepared for what is in front of me. I have learned a lot over the years, of course, and God has worked wonders in me. I know I will always be a work in progress and I have learned to embrace the fact that I will…

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