5 Splendid Summer Planning Tips for Moms Set Boundaries. Since I have a two year old and a three year old, I am used to having kids home 24/7. Jane being home has not been bad, but I have to be intentional about my boundaries. I still keep a strict naptime/quiet time during the day so I can have some time to myself. Jane, a non-napper, simply keeps herself busy with puzzles, coloring … [Read more...] about 5 Splendid Summer Planning Tips for Moms
Mother's Day Gift Guide 2018, according to Lucy Jo. Mother's Day is always a time of reflection for me. Being a mother is all-consuming, and I rarely stop to simply enjoy this stage. God has been good to me lately because I have felt at peace about my life. I feel like I am on the right track; I have not felt that way for a long time. Nothing drastic has changed, but I think I have finally … [Read more...] about Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2018
This post, New Mom Ultimate Guide is a gathering of books, ideas, experiences and gear that I have encountered as I have been a mother. I group the ideas into the following phases: Conception Miscarriages, Infertility, Stillbirth and Infant Loss Preparing for Birth Postpartum Parenting Gear Like many other mothers I have done a lot of research, but I put this guide together … [Read more...] about New Mom Ultimate Guide
How to Enjoy Motherhood While Your Husband is Out of Town is a real challenge, but it can be done. Cody travels for work and I always, without fail, hate being left behind. During his trips he is dining out every night, staying in a hotel and essentially doing whatever he wants. At the height of his traveling for work, I get serious anxiety and resentment builds up. While he is gone I am … [Read more...] about How to Enjoy Motherhood While Your Husband is Out of Town
JOIN ME FOR FIVE DAYS TO A HAPPIER HOME CHALLENGE Are you a radical homemaker? To know if you are or not, you need to know what a radical homemaker is. A radical homemaker is changing the traditional perspective on the word homemaker. They are challenging the widely accepted paradigms and re-writing their own definitions of what homemaking means. For the hand that rocks the cradle Is the … [Read more...] about Are you a Radical Homemaker?
Can you Relate? God Sees You, Momma! I have to remind myself of this everyday. I am a family woman, who decided to use all of my gifts and talents to raise little souls who are so right for me, but so hard for me, at the same time. I love my family so deeply, but I feel trapped and lonely too often. I want to keep growing and learning personally, and yet I am left with tiny bits of time in … [Read more...] about God Sees You, Momma