I never thought hugs would decrease as my kids get older, but it’s alarming to me how it just naturally happened. Making a conscious effort to include more snuggles and hugs in each day means I have to be aware of what I’m doing—or not doing.
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After I had three children, I needed to do some soul-searching. Out of necessity, I had grown a hobby into a business. I was still at home all week, but I would fit “work” into times when my husband was home. It was a lucrative business, and it seemed like my dream job until…
With Mother’s Day being this month, I can’t help but reflect on the many things my mother has done for me. From teaching me how to write a check and boil water, to showing me how to change a diaper and swaddle a baby.
As my kids have gotten older, I have more free moments in my life. I have looked forward to these moments for years and want to fill them intentionally. Here are some of the things I have chosen to do with these small spaces in my day.
What should we do if we or our loved ones are spending too much time on our devices? In this audio post, Andrea Davis shares five strategies to help our families fight technology addiction. Listen in for some practical ideas that can help!
I am not exaggerating when I say that we cannot do without this designated Family Time now. It is sacred and precious, and requires nothing but showing up. I had no idea anything about parenting could be this easy.
Do you sometimes forget to thank those whom you love the most? Author Amanda Hamilton Roos shares an idea for a sweet Thanksgiving tradition that will help you express gratitude to your immediate family.
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Today we’re presenting three great posts from deliberate mothers in our community who have a LOT of wisdom to share!
I KNOW it sounds crazy. How on earth can washing dirty clothes and linens be a beautiful experience? And why would we even want it to be beautiful? Isn’t laundry mundane, dirty work that we should do everything in our power to avoid? Ahhh, I understand the angst associated with laundry. Truly. But today I want to change the way you do laundry. And it has nothing to do with the soap you use or the way you fold or how you set up your laundry schedule.
After having raised a few teenagers, I have discovered something that works every time. If I make sure that I am sitting on the living room couch when they get home, they will come in through the door, sit down near me, and TALK! I have experienced this “little miracle” again and again with my […]
Learning to live in the present and appreciate the now is not as easy as it sounds. In the past, I’ve described myself as a frustrated perfectionist who is constantly vacillating between my desire to get things done and my desire to enjoy the moment before it’s gone. These are the things that have helped me (at times) to do just that.