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Do you ever wake up and feel like you're already behind? Establishing a morning routine is a great way for busy moms to start the day off right. I'm sharing 5 things that help me start my day off right and feel productive!

Morning Routine for Busy Moms

Do you ever wake up in the morning and feel like you are already behind for the rest of the day? Often I wake up and never seem to catch up. It's really hard to enjoy your day when you feel behind before you even get started.  I have learned that having a morning routine really helps me start my day off right! I want to let you know that this routine that I'm about to share with you is my ideal way to start my day.  When I'm in a season of  business, sickness or have a new baby it doesn't always happen. The point of creating a morning routine is to have a plan for your day with a plan so … [Read More...]

Do you feel overwhelmed as a new mom, single mom, stay at home mom, homeschool mom or work at home mom? I can totally relate. Come read about how I learned to stop trying to do it all and live a life of balance and joy.

5 Sanity Savers for Overwhelmed Moms

"Mommy all you do is work all the time. You're no fun anymore." Those two sentences from my sweet boys' lips broke my heart one evening.  I took him in my lap and hugged him close.  I searched for the right words to comfort him. The truth was that he was right, I wasn't any fun anymore.  Life as a single mom was overwhelming and I was drowning in a sea of responsibilities. "I know sweetie. I'm sorry. Mommy has been working hard to provide for you and your brother. How about we go to the park tomorrow?" At the mention of the word park his face lit up. I was rewarded with a big smile, a hug … [Read More...]

The next time your child complains of a tummy ache be sure to try these natural remedies!

Natural Remedies for Tummy Aches

"Mommy my tummy hurts!" This was a sentence that I hear often from my youngest son. Once he weaned from breastfeeding he was constantly complaining about his tummy hurting.  Poor thing!  I was really worried about him so I started asking around for ways to help him feel better without resorting to medicine. Natural Remedies for Upset Tummies Check Your Child's Diet I love our pediatrician! She is all kinds of awesome. When I first told her that my little one was having a lot of tummy aches she immediately told me to keep an eye on what he was eating. After watching for a week I … [Read More...]

With spring in the air the bees are out and about. Do you know what to do if your baby boy or baby girl gets stung? Here are a few natural bee stings remedies that I've used with my children (also works for wasp stings)!

Natural Remedies for Bee Stings

One day I was sitting at the dining room table getting some work done when my little guy came running in the house screaming and holding his ear. He had been climbing a tree when a bee stung him on the ear.  It was the first time that either of my boys had been stung by anything but I knew that I probably had an essential oil or two that would help.  A few months later my oldest game flying in the house screaming from what ended up being a wasp sting on his lower eyelid. Natural Remedy for Bee Stings First I just want to say that if your child is allergic or appears to have an allergic … [Read More...]

Do your children constantly fight with each other? Thank goodness it's not just my house! Sibling rivalry does not have to be the norm in your home. Here are some ways that I'm encouraging my boys to become best friends.

Helping Brothers Become Best Friends

It's a familiar scene these days. One of my boys comes running into room where I am with other hot on his heels yelling or threatening to throw something. Usually there has been harsh words spoken, names called and feelings hurt.  Honestly some days I just want to hide and not deal with it at all. The truth is that my boys really love each other but like most people that spend alot of time together they also know how to push each other's buttons. As a family we have committed to being best friends with our siblings but it does take lots of patience, grace and training. 4 Ways to Encourage … [Read More...]