Monthly Archives

July 2018

Motherhood Joy: 3 ways to replenish your heart when you face mom burnout

Hey mama, I know all too well that life is tough. You want to be a “good” mom, do your best for your kids, and be a loving wife. But it’s not always that easy. I get it. Several years ago, I was a young mother with three sons (one a newborn) in a new city with little support while my hubby was on deployment. As if that was not enough, I had recently transitioned out of my career to embrace being a stay-at-home mom. (Talk about significant life changes). Between potty training, breastfeeding, and home[...]

Speak Life: 3 daily affirmations to start your day with hope

How do you start the day? Pause for a moment. Really think about it. Do you wake up moaning, already complaining about getting up early? Or maybe you groan about the aches in your body or the noise your kids are already making? The words we use, spoken out loud or thought in our minds, have a major influence on the outcome of our day. These words impact how we view our family, our jobs, even ourselves. With so much on the line, it’s vital we choose our words intentionally. If we want our day to be fill[...]

Refresh & Renew: 3 everyday habits to stop so you can enjoy your day

We all have some bad habits.  We just don't think about how they get in the way of living he life we want. If you don't take notice, these bad habits interrupt your day, preventing you from being present in your relationships and accomplishing your goals. You end up paying the price both physically and mentally. By the end of the day, you go to bed drained, discouraged, and feeling disconnected. Even when we make up our minds to enjoy our day, our bad habits find a way to mess it up. Now, I don’t h[...]

Work it out: Five ways to resolve conflict in marriage

Recently, I asked my readers what would they like to see covered on the blog. One major topic came up several times—How to fight fair in marriage? So, I started to spend some time truly reflecting on what does “fighting fair” look like in my marriage. Is this a topic I could even address? Because, my husband and I don’t really “fight”, not in the traditional sense. In our 14 years of marriage, we have never yelled at each other, called each other names, or said things with the intention to hurt t[...]

3 Mid Week Blog Posts you want to read

As we spend today celebrating Independence Day, it’s a great time to catch up on three of our most popular blog posts. Feel free to read, to comment and to share. Wife life: 3 prayers that changed my marriage This blog post is one of my favorite because these prayers are quite personal for me. They have helped to make a tremendous impact in my marriage and in my heart.  I hope that you will be encouraged to include some of these prayers in your prayer time for your marriage. What were your favorites? R[...]