Category Archives: Women


Keeping Up with the Busies: 6 Tips to Manage Busyness 28

We all know what “Keeping up with the Jones’s” means. I think we still live in a very real world of comparison and envy. But, more recently I have noticed it has become more of “Keeping up with the Busies”.  So, who are the Busies? We are. We all are. We are busy with our […]


Marriage Tips in a Jar: Free Printable 14

We all know that marriage is not an easy task.  Sometimes it is wrapped up and presented that way. I remember when my brothers (who were all married when I got married) watched my wedding video, they said, “Just wait.” Marriage is wonderful.  It is so nice to have a companion to be there by […]


6 Life Lessons Learned from Doing My Laundry 69

Laundry, anyone? How much time a week do you spend doing laundry? How many loads? As I was doing my laundry the other day, some life lessons occurred to me. There is more to laundry than dirty socks.   Here is what I learned while folding a few loads: 1.  There are some things in life […]


9 Ways to Be Happy Today 31

How do you feel when you wake up in the morning?   Do you dread getting out of bed?   Do you feel like you are living out the movie “Groundhog’s Day”?   Are you hitting the alarm clock too many times? Are you looking forward to your day? Are you happy? Source Happiness isn’t […]


Ten Tips for Tired Moms 37

Are you a tired mom?  When I started to write this, I thought I’d do a little research about helps for tired moms.  When I finished my research, instead of being inspired, I was tired…more tired!  These are the suggestions out there for tired moms: 1.  Exercise 2.  Sleep 3.  Take a break 4.  Have a girls’ […]


Self-Harm: Some Facts and Helps 18

She’s sitting there alone, uncomfortable.  She keeps pulling down the sleeve on her long-sleeve shirt, avoiding eye-contact.  As she leans back, you notice some scratches on her wrist.   “What happened?” you ask. “Oh, my silly cat scratched me today.  We were just playing around outside and she scratched my arm.”   Quickly, she pulls […]


The Five Minutes that Changed My Life 40

My girls turned five last month.  Five years old.  I almost cannot remember what my life was like before they were here.   My sweet daughter A was born at 11:52 pm.  The nurses were hoping daughter E would wait until after midnight.  Then, I would have twins born on separate days!!  After A was […]