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Gratitude

I need out: 5 tips to get beyond survival mode to embrace an intentional life

Feeling l like you're just struggling to survive? Survival mode is real and it stops us from living an intentional life. Friend, I see you. Even before your feet hit the floor, your heart is already overwhelmed with stress and worry. You have people pulling on you, needing your time, calling your name, wanting you to show up. The reality is some days and some seasons are just hard. There are sleepless nights, endless meetings, numerous doctor appointments, never-ending homework, crying children, and[...]

toxic person

Time for a change: 3 subtle signs you might be a toxic person (+ what to do about it)

Growing up, I learned heard quite a bit about being careful not to allow toxic friendships and relationships in my life. You know those people who make you feel you are less than, leave you feeling yucky, and completely drained whenever you are around them. Growing up, I learned heard quite a bit about being careful not to allow toxic friendships and relationships in my life. You know those people who make you feel you are less than, leave you feeling yucky, and completely drained whenever you are around th[...]

Getting Ready: 3 Practical ways to prepare your children for the New Year

As a busy wife and mom, preparing for the new year is serious business for me.  I intentionally make time to reflect, pray, and plan.  Then one day it hit me.  I was doing all this planning for me but I wasn't including those who matter most to me.  I was leaving out my fellas.  That's was when I knew I needed to do something different.  So a few years ago, we made the shift to start preparing our fellas for the New Year too. Here are three practical ways we help our fellas prepare for a new year. Wr[...]

It’s been one year

Hello friends, Yesterday we celebrated our one-year blogaversary.  What a year it has been!  Instead of forging forward with a new blog post or a blogaversary party, I decided to take a pause. A pause to embrace right were I am. A pause to recognize all the steps to this point. A pause to acknowledge the support of others who helped me get here. A pause to assess the cost of making it to this point. A pause to remember the getting back up when I wanted to quit it all away. A pause to praise God for r[...]