Feeling less than joyous about motherhood? This series on rediscovering the joy of motherhood can help and encourage you!

Rediscovering Joy in Motherhood {a New Week-Long Series}

Tired. Overwhelmed. Too Busy. Frustrated. Joyless. Those first four words are often used to describe parts of motherhood. But that last one? Joyless? Yep, that described me as a mom.  Somewhere along the line, in the midst of nine years of diaper changes, messy faces, frazzled mornings and late night wakings, I let the enjoyment of […]

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4 Simple Steps to Stress-Free Homemaking (Free Video eCourse!)

Are you a stressed-out homemaker? Don’t stay overwhelmed! Check out this free eCourse: 4 Simple Steps to Stress-Free Homemaking! Are you tired of getting behind on laundry? Do you struggle to keep your kitchen clean? Does the dinner hour have you harried? If so, you cannot miss a FREE 4-part mini eCourse that is available […]

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Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up #29

Welcome to the Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up! We are so glad you are here.  We hope you will join us each Monday at 9am EST to link-up, hop around, encourage others, and be encouraged. The Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up is built on the foundation of 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and […]


Want to Grow Your Blog but Don’t Know Where to Start?

Well, hello, fellow blogger, what brings you here today? Perhaps the title of this post caught your eye and you are looking for an answer to that very question: how do I start (or continue to) grow my blog?  Maybe you’re in a place as a very new blogger where you’ve caught a vision and […]

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Mom 2 Mom Tuesday…I Mean Monday

Dear me, I thought I had scheduled our link-up to go live on Monday morning but something happened and it didn’t post! So here it is, if you’d like to share your posts and read the all great stuff shared here each week! Welcome to the Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up! We are so glad […]


How I Doubled My Pinterest Followers

I haven’t written a in-depth post about blogging in awhile, but I think this post is worth the time it took for me to “break it down”. Awhile back, I took a four-month hiatus from blogging. I reevaluated, refreshed my vision, and started writing again at the end of August. By that time my pageviews had […]

He has already conquered--a comfort for believers when struggles overwhelm and we feel discouraged.

He Has Already Conquered

It can be hard to “focus on Jesus” sometimes, can’t it?  Even that phrase, “focus on Jesus”, is difficult to grasp onto. With everything else that fights for our attention, our concentration wanders. We struggle to remain centered on the important truths. As for me, I worry. I struggle. I am bothered by things I see happening […]


20 Christ-Centered Easter Activities for Kids and Families

With Easter/Resurrection Sunday quickly approaching, I wanted to share some Christ-Centered Easter activites for kids and whole families! We have done a few of these activities, but honestly I tend to be very simple at this time of year. My husband is a pastor and so this Lenten and Easter season is a busy one for […]

3 Tips for Balancing Blogging and Motherhood

3 Ways to Balance Blogging and Motherhood plus Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up!

When I “became” a blogger three years ago, it was a much simpler time. (Doesn’t that sound like something we hear our grandparents’ say?)  But really, it’s the truth. Back then, it was all about writing, no perfect Pinterest photos required. These days there is SO much we can do with our blogs that it not […]

Do you ever wish you could start over with motherhood? Go back to the beginning and cherish the things that have gone by or do things differently? One mom looks back on the past nine years and shares why she wishes she could go back to having only one child.

Why I Wish I Could Go Back to Only Having One Child

Remember the days before advanced digital photography? That’s when my first child was born. The picture is a bit dark, but it’s hard to miss this sweet little one. With his Gerber baby lips, soft dark hair and rosy cheeks, this child changed my existence. His birth was rather traumatic, and the moment he was […]

6 honest ways to make money blogging

6 Honest Ways to Make Money Blogging

This post was originally published in September of 2013. In our What to Expect in Blogging: The Early Years series, we’ve talked about lots of great topics with some good conversation to boot! Among other things, we’ve chatted about creating a vision for your blog, making a blog schedule that works for you, how to write […] Over 2,000 Unique and Exciting Toys for Children of All Ages! Click here!