• 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…

  • In order to spread the Gospel in modern society, we need to change the climate of judgement and shame we've given to mental illness in the church.
    christian faith,  mental health

    How we treat mental illness in the Church needs to change.

    As a Christian who suffers from anxiety and depression, I’ve struggled with the perception of mental illness in the church. It isn’t often talked about, and being open and honest about my struggles has sometimes invited unwanted advice and judgement. This is devastating, both to the people who are turned away from the church, and to the church’s relevancy in modern society. The Current State of Mental Illness in the Church When was the last time your pastor mentioned mental illness in the sermon? If you can’t remember, you’re not alone: almost two-third of pastors reported speaking about mental illness once a year or less in this study. Why is…

  • Do you want to slow down and enjoy your life… without having to move to a cabin in the woods? Learn the benefits of slowing down and how to do it.
    family & home,  live simply,  mental health,  sahm parenting

    How to Slow Down and Enjoy Every Day

    Does your life feel rushed and hectic? Especially for stay-at-home and work-at-home moms, we often feel like we should be enjoying every precious moment with our children. But in real life, we have chores, responsibilities, work, and children to deal with. So how can we slow down and enjoy our lives… without having to move to an off-grid cabin in the woods? Read on to learn the benefits of slowing down and how to do it. Why Should I Slow Down? You know that feeling all moms have half an hour before bedtime… Head spinning with dirty dishes, unbathed kids, unfinished homework, what you need to catch up on before…

  • Decision fatigue can make your productivity plans fail before you even begin! Learn the best ways to avoid decision fatigue for busy moms.
    be productive,  live simply,  mental health,  sahm parenting,  wahm life

    How to Avoid Decision Fatigue

    The dreaded decision fatigue. It can make your productivity plans fail before you even begin! But what can you do about it? Learn how to identify decision fatigue and the best ways to avoid it for busy moms. What is Decision Fatigue? The theory of decision fatigue begins with the idea that you can only make so many good decision before your brain starts to get tired. You know what I mean: you can eat healthy for breakfast, even lunch, but by dinner you’re too worn out to make the good choice of having a healthy dinner! You’ve heard of famous people like Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg wearing the…

  • Are you confident in your body? Learn how to see your body for what it really is: a miracle, no matter its shape, size, or abilities.
    grow confidence,  mental health

    How to Be More Confident in Your Body

    Becoming confident in your body isn’t just an easy three-step process. It takes time, effort, and the hard work of changing your brain! Having body confidence is a daily struggle for me. But I’m learning to overcome the negative thoughts about my body and see it for what it really is: an amazing work of God’s creation! My Weight Story I was a little bit chunky as a kid, and got made fun of at school for my appearance. In high school, I finally thinned out and was at an average size – but my mind hadn’t caught up! I was always dieting, exercising, and trying to fit into a…