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Free SMART Goals Worksheet
Perhaps you’ve heard of the power of  SMART goal setting: Planning goals that are specific, measurable, actionable, realistic and timely?[...]
What is SMART Goal Setting?
Whether it’s New Years or anytime you’re ready for a fresh start, goal setting is always a good idea. Time[...]
5 Mindsets to Supercharge Your Goal Setting
It doesn't make sense, but I've learned over and over that acceptance is the key to successful goal setting. Sounds[...]
The Secret to Goal Motivation (It’s Not Just Pushing Harder)  
Here's what I've learned about goal motivation and endurance: it's all about pacing yourself. In running terms, effective goal setting[...]
How Giving Thanks In Trials Can Change Your Life
Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of when my husband lost his job. Now, one year later, we still are[...]
How to Create Your Best Morning Routine Ever
 A few years after becoming a mom, I realized I needed massive help with my morning routine. Well, at first I[...]
5 Biblical Truths About Joy that Will Change Your Life
Are you going through a challenging life season and want to know where you can learn about joy in the[...]
14 Incredibly Good Books to Read for Women
Looking for some good books to read? Maybe you've got a vacation planned, or you'd like to lose yourself in a good[...]
4 Ways to Cope When Motherhood Feels Relentless
Being a mom is wonderful, right?! It's just the everyday mothering tasks that, if we're not careful, can slowly eat[...]
#1 Reason Why You’re Stuck In the Debt Cycle
Debt. It's something that so many of us silently struggle with, and no one talks about. We do our best[...]
10 Ways to Teach Yourself to Live in the Moment (and 8 x 10 Printable Quotes)
How can we enjoy life--and truly live in the moment--when we're in a survival-mode season? As I’ve noticed the stress and[...]
3 Ways to Find Motherhood Motivation on the Tough Days
When we have a tough mothering day, we all need motherhood motivation to find joy, right? We need to know[...]
How to Have the Restful Family Vacation You Really Want
Ever needed a vacation from your vacation? I sure have. Family vacations can be wonderful times of exploration and discovery.[...]
Is Money Tight? Here’s 10 Ways to Stretch Your Budget
Today I'm sharing something really personal. Due to some recent changes at my husband’s work, our income has dropped and we’ve[...]
How I’m Dealing with Mom Burnout
Mom burnout is a real thing. I know because I've experienced it many times. Are you going through a really[...]
50 Ways to Manage Stress and Encourage Peace
Ah, blissful, ignorant me. When I first started this homeschool journey, I thought that homeschool stress was something that only other moms would[...]
Mom Competition: Can We Stop the Madness?
I see you at the park, the store or next to me at our homeschool co-op. And I can't help[...]
My Mess Is Here to Bless
It was 1:25 p.m. and our minivan scooted up the driveway into the garage. I knew that a friend of[...]