• Does everything your kids do drive you up the wall? Keep reading to find out how to stop being irritated by your kids so often.
    mental health,  sahm parenting

    How to Stop Getting Irritated By Your Kids

    Do you find yourself getting irritated by your kids often? Does everything they do drive you up the wall? I totally understand! I felt that way about my daughter for several months straight. Not only did my hair-trigger make me feel guilty and like a terrible mom… I felt like my irritation was making me miss important moments in her young life. Do you feel that way too? Keep reading to find out how to stop being so irritated by your kids. It’s Normal! Sometimes, getting irritated by your kids is just normal! It turns out that regular kids behavior is just annoying sometimes. They’re learning by using repetition, silly…

  • We all agree that fruits, veggies, and lean meats are healthy. But what about everything else? It’s time to figure out what's actually "healthy" food!
    healthy eating

    Is That Healthy? What’s Actually Healthy Food

    We all agree that fruits, veggies, and lean meats are actually healthy food. But what about other things? Granola bars, fruit leather, salad dressings… all these foods have been recently “exposed” as being full of sugar and salt, but masquerading as health foods. If you’re like me, keeping up with all these healthy-not-healthy foods is exhausting, especially since I stopped dieting. It’s time to figure out what are actually “healthy” foods! My Definition of Healthy In order to be actually healthy, a food has to satisfy a need. It can meet your physical requirements of carbs, protein, fats, and calories. And it can do something else at the same time:…

  • Learn the essential tips & tools for balancing your time, staying efficient, managing distractions, and keeping the peace while working at home with kids.
    be productive,  sahm parenting,  wahm life

    Working at Home with Kids: Tips & Tools

    Many people dream of running their own online business with kids at home, but it’s a struggle! Balancing your time, staying efficient, managing distractions, and still keeping your kids happy is a real juggling act. What do you need to actually succeed at working at home with kids? Read on to learn my best tips and the essential tools! The Reality of Working at Home with Kids It’s nice to imagine our kids playing nicely, building block towers, and doing puzzles quietly while we grow our businesses. But in reality, kids are needy and interrupt often! Even on days when I have a lot to do, I still get up…

  • Bringing your faith into your daily life can have great results. You'll get closer to God and be a better example of Jesus to others!
    christian faith

    How to Bring Your Faith into Your Daily Life

    You go to church on Sunday… but what about the rest of the week? How do you live out your Christian faith in your daily life? For most of us, the answer is simple: we don’t. But, bringing your faith into your daily life can have great results. Not only will you feel closer to God, you’ll be a better picture of Jesus to others and shine His light better! Keep reading to learn how to bring your faith into your daily life. Why is living out our faith important? In Acts 2:42-47, we see how the first Christians brought their faith into their daily life. We can see they…

  • Unlike a lot of financial gurus and bloggers, I’m in favor of having fun with debt. Read on to see what we do for fun, why, and where we draw the line.
    family & home,  save money

    How I Feel About Having Fun With Debt

    This is a little embarrassing to admit, but our family is carrying a pretty hefty amount of credit card debt. The good news is, we’re done over-spending and we have enough to start paying it off for real! We’ve paid off two credit cards so far using the Debt Snowball method, and now we’re working on the high-dollar ones. Since we’re putting so much money towards our balances, you might be wondering – how do we feel about having fun with debt? Well, unlike a lot of tough-guy financial gurus and bloggers, I’m in favor of having fun with debt. Read on to see what we do for fun, why,…