8 Essential Moving Tips


Moving can be stressful for the best of us. Along with the physical strain that comes with moving, there is also the emotional and mental drain. But it is probably even more stressful for busy families and single parents. I’m not a single mother, but my husband is away a lot. He was in China the […]

Keeping it Clean: 5 Things My Mother Taught Me


For the majority of the time I lived at home, my Mama didn’t work (outside the house). Even now, she runs the house, volunteers, is active at church, and has a great social life. As busy as she is, her house is always immaculate. You can tell people live there (the couches aren’t covered in […]

Making the Most of the Space in your Kitchen


Last year, my long awaited kitchen remodel finally happened. Emptying out the entire kitchen before the demolition was certainly a chore, but I was able to toss or donate items that hadn’t seen the light of day since we moved in over a decade ago. When it was time to unpack everything into our new […]

Let It Go Until Tomorrow


I think I have been trying to organize motherhood life since shortly after I became a mom. If you’re an A type personality maybe you have too.  Five years later, some days I think I have it figured it out while others I’m convinced I have less of a grip on everything than ever before. […]

What Bogs You Down?


Last week I was participating in a conversation with some other moms. We were talking about the idea of making family goals, writing out our family values, and basically, giving our household a mission and purpose. As we were talking about all this big picture, overarching stuff, we talked about why these sorts of projects […]

Opposites Attract


I don’t know about your house but in my house mornings resemble a three ring circus where the animals have perhaps escaped from their pens and are running causing chaos! I have two children, a boy (10) and a girl (14).  The girl requires some time in the bathroom, hair fixing, outfit choosing, etc.  The […]

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