Introducing: The Confident Mom

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***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!***Do you ever feel unsure as a mom? Do you get overwhelmed by all that you need to do in a day? I know I do. Today I want to introduce you to a helpful website: The Confident Mom I found The Confident Mom some time ago […]

Benefits of a Life Offline {A letter from my daughter}

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***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** It happened on an afternoon that found me with anxious nerves swirling in my belly. I worried about the posts I wanted to write (or felt I needed to write) but couldn’t carve out the time to type even one word. There were comments and emails […]

Does the Proverbs 31 Woman Make You Mad? {Pursuit of Proverbs 31 eBook Giveaway}

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***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!***Have you ever read Proverbs 31 and ended feeling sad, mad, or, dare I say, jealous? Or maybe even defeated? I have! Yes, it’s partly my immaturity, I know, but I’m certain I’m not the only one who has felt this way. If you can relate, or […]

Birthday Giveaway: When Motherhood Feels Too Hard

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***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!***Last week I told you about this awesome book from Kelly Crawford:  Devotions, Advice & Renewal for When Motherhood Feels Too Hard I think most of us get overwhelmed at times. Motherhood truly is a hard job. Especially when you are striving to do your best. When […]

When Motherhood Feels Too Hard

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***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!***Motherhood is hard. There’s no doubt about it. I love being a mother, but I will not deny that it is challenging. Motherhood requires mental, physical, and emotional strength. Sometimes our reserves run dry. Today I bought an e-book from a sweet mama named Kelly: Devotions, Advice […]

Ending Well

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!***One of my favorite sessions at the Relevant conference, was an early morning gathering with Sally Clarkson. In a small room crammed with women, she laid out a vision for mothers and encouraged us on our journey. The overarching theme of the morning was ending well. To […]

Bigger Picture Moment: I’m the Only One!

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***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** Today’s post is guest post from my sister-in-law, Tenaya (who made this wonderful video for me). She is a dedicated mother with a fierce love for her children. I think you’re going to like her . . . If you are a mother you are important, […]

Becoming a Better Mother: Pursue Excellence, Not Perfection

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***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** This is a guest post by Crystal of Intentional Homemaker Fear of Failure. It’s something I wrestle with every day as a mom. Let me share something with you that taught me a valuable lesson.  As I was first getting to know one of my good […]

Becoming a Better Mother: Sharpen and Be Sharpened

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***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** Women need each other. We need each other for support, encouragement, and sometimes a little correction. “A real friend is one who helps us to think our best thoughts, do our noblest deeds, and be our finest selves.” -Elizabeth George, Life Management for Busy Women Having […]

5 Steps to Joyful Mothering

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***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** Today I’m guest posting at Joyful Mothering. Here’s an excerpt: Our role as mother provides the opportunity to give joy to others and find joy ourselves…but not without great effort. Getting to the place of joy is often fraught with tears, sacrifice, and self-examination. Many of […]