FREE Weekly Household Planner

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With seven children, I absolutely must have some kind of cleaning schedule/planner to help me stay on track. It’s not always the obvious things I miss — it’s the deeper cleaning items that can slip my mind if I don’t take a moment to glance at my household planner for a reminder (or when it […]

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Adoption Transition

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Adoption Transition

I know I haven’t offered an update since our girls came home from Ghana. I think partly because there has been nothing really outrageous to report. And quite honestly, it has kind of shocked me. Adoption Transition We read through the books of experts and the stories of other adoptive families how hard things are when […]

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The Art of Apology {in marriage}

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The Art of Apology

Conflict at some point in marriage is inevitable. There are bound to be some disagreements, mounting stress, and escalated arguments. So the question isn’t “if” problems will arise. Rather, how will we (as the wife) handle the conflict when it does arise. Before I get into some of the ways to ease a conflict, let’s evaluate […]

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Your Roadmap to Your Best Year Ever

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Roadmap to Your Best Year Ever

OK, I gotta make this really quick… Michael Hyatt just released his all-new 5 Days To Your Best Year Ever Coaching Program. Last year alone over 3,000+ people went through the program – and there are some amazing stories of people experiencing incredible transformations in their life. You can experience the same: Best Year Ever Roadmap But there is […]

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Giving Up Your Rights to be Right {in marriage}

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Giving Up Your Right to be Right

{Modified from original post Jan. 2011} My husband and I are in our 15th year of marriage. We have certainly had our shares of ups and downs as well as a couple of serious issues we had to work through. We have both grown over the years on how we handle conflict in our marriage […]

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Characteristics of Those Who Succeed

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Characteristics of Those Who Succeed

Can we be honest for a second? It’s not easy making progress against our big goals is it? Today more than ever there are a million things competing for our attention and I don’t know about you, but life often feels chaotic. Whether it’s work conflicting with family time or missed appointments and deadlines and feeling like you never have […]

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4 Secrets for Creating a Spectacular Year

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Make Things Happen

  Ask yourself this… If so many people have good intentions around this time of year to truly create change in their life, then why do so many fail months, weeks (even days) after setting their New Year’s Resolutions? It happens every single year. When it happens to so many people, it kind of makes you think that it’s […]

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In Which I Admit My Humanity {Moms in the Word}

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Moms in the Word Moved

The reason I started the Moms in the Word community was to help myself and other moms to get in the Word daily — and that remains it’s goal today. However, I have been weighing myself down with the weekly blog post that I simply cannot always get to. Having seven children makes life quite […]

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Simple Advent Devotional for Your Children

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    Available right now is the popular Advent devotional, Truth in the Tinsel, written by my sweet friend Amanda. This is such a simple, well written devotional, with simple craft ideas to make it meaningful and memorable, for you and your children, each day of Advent. It’s not too late! And, if you’re a […]

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Grapevine Bible Studies for Kids

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I am so excited to share this Bible Study resource with you for your children. I am in the process of going through and preparing a review on The Birth of Jesus for you so you can see how it works, but I can already tell you that it is a very creative and solid […]

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