Do you have a pastime that just simply makes you feel exhilarated? Is there something you do that when you think about it, makes your brain come to life? Us busy moms have to make time for the thing that feeds our souls. If we only say yes to everyone else and always say no to … More For moms at home: Find a creative outlet that energizes you.
In honor of doing this week’s #FMF word justice, I waited until a day later to write my piece. The word is SLOW. Five minutes of unedited wordage and here I go.. // Help me. I am two people. I am Mrs. Slow and Mrs. Fast. Mrs. Slow knows where to go when she wants … More How Mrs. Slow impacted Mrs. Fast. #shortstory #fmf
Over-the-phone prayers, protected family time, listening to our guts… …these are all things we’ve implemented in our home since my husband’s job keeps him on the road right now. We are over four years into this, so I feel more confident about our choices now that I have tried a few methods and watched the … More Families separated by distance: The top 3 ways that help our home function & thrive.
I was zeroed in on my goal but found myself becoming quickly distracted by my arch nemesis: email. I love to create and I love to read, but fishing through so many words can make my head spin. I remember reading somewhere about the importance of keeping a tidy inbox in order to reduce stress. … More How to keep your emails organized and your inbox tidy.
I have a confession to make: My mind is sometimes all over the place. Okay, mostly..all over the place. This series you are reading? Yeah, I needed it. Bad. My creative mind is like a cheetah on steroids some days, with new ideas and photographic visions. And I really want a rubber pencil. If they … More When a blogger wants to stop writing all over the proverbial map.
I had a vision in my head of where my blog was headed. Journal out, pen scrambling to keep up with my thoughts, the ideas were burning in my heart like a marshmallow over an open fire. Inspired and energized, I was so thankful God was answering my prayers. I closed my book and … More How to kick comparison to the curb and stay the course when every message seems to pull at you.
This blogger-mom is pulling the plug on pressure. I am talking to myself differently these days God will lead me one step at a time. No need to stay wound up in a tight ball. No need to attempt to get over every writing hurdle in one day. I can say this because I tried … More When a blogger-mom can’t move as fast she wants to.