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books on social justice

Ignorance is NOT Bliss – Educating ourselves and our children on social justice issues

  This post was originally written in 2016 and now in 2020, I hate to say that 4 years later, we still have news stories full of injustice. Although many of these...
Mother's Day Struggle

Is it a struggle to enjoy Mother’s Day?

It's Mother's Day week & everywhere I go I see little trinkets & cards with the word Mom on them... and if I'm being honest I find myself looking at them with...
What God Says about Fear

What God says about FEAR

I have struggled with moments of fear and anxiety for most of my life. Through my journey, I have learned to shift my fear from the things out of my control to a fear of the...
children see porn

When They See “That” Image

 *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy for more details. Guest Post by Starr Cliff This is a post about when your children see porn on the...

Being Intentional in Your Parenting

  This post contains affiliate links. See our disclosure policy for more details.   This is our final post in the "Live with Intention" series. Check out the other...
Raising America's Future

We are Raising America’s Future

Today we inaugurate a new president. Feelings, emotions and opinions are running very high in our country. There is a lot of fear surrounding our country's future. As...

Being Intentional in Your Marriage

This is our second post in our Live with Intention series.  Being intentional in your marriage when you have kids & a busy life is HARD! I will speak from experience...
Family Advent Ideas

Celebrating Advent – Family Advent Ideas

Celebrating Advent season is a relatively new thing for me. I didn't grow up celebrating Advent and when I first heard about it, I did quite a bit of research to find out...
Family Thanksgiving

Family Thanksgiving Ideas with Free Printable

      Every year about this time, I start thinking that I want Thanksgiving to be about more than food, football and parades. Those are all good things and I...
Happiness vs Joy

Do you Need Help with Happy?

Guest Post written by Megan at UnhurryMyHeart.com Are you happy today? On a scale of 1-10 how happy are you?  If you are like me, that scale can fluctuate all day long.  Or...
Helping Kids Process Tragedy

Why does God Allow Bad Things to Happen? Helping Kids Process Tragedy

In this world of pain and suffering, how do we help our kids process tragedy when sometimes we struggle to process it ourselves? Helping kids process tragedy is hard because...
Win at Life

“Winning” at Life – What does it look like?

Do you ever feel like you just can't WIN? Our internal voice is constantly whispering to us, "How do I WIN at life?" No wonder, we are all stressed and wondering if we are...
Wonder Book Review

Wonder – A Book Review

My son loves books and it is not uncommon for him to have a stack that he is reading all at once. My husband and I have found that one of the best ways to connect with him...
busy schedules

Evaluating Your Kids’ Schedule

Sometimes we find our families running ragged from our busy schedules. As our kids grow, the pressures to have them involved in extra activities outside of school &...

Present over Perfect by Shauna Niequist

Present over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living
In this book, Shauna Niequest invites us to consider the landscape of our own lives, and what it might look like to leave behind the pressure to be perfect and begin the life-changing practice of simply being present, in the middle of the mess and the ordinariness of life.


Simple Meal Planning - Plan to Eat