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Talking with our kids has numerous benefits. Read on to learn why it matters SO much, plus a few tips for fitting it into your everyday life.

Why Talking With Your Kids Matters–and How to Do It

Talking with our kids has numerous benefits. Read on to learn why it matters SO much, plus a few tips for fitting it into your everyday life.    Ever since my son was born over 7 years ago, one of my very favorite things to do with him is talk. Obviously when he was a […] Read more…

Being a mom is tough, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy it. Here are 5 habits that will boost happiness in your everyday life as a mom!

5 Habits to Boost Happiness in Motherhood

Being a mom is tough, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it. Here are 5 habits that will boost happiness in your everyday life as a mom! Mom life is hard. That’s not a secret. There are unknowns: Am I doing this right? Am I doing enough? How do I teach them values? What […] Read more…

One of the biggest lessons I've learned over my 8.5 years of marriage centers all around expectations: the ones we have for ourselves and the ones we have for our spouse. There's one truth about expectations that changed everything for me. Read more here.

One Truth That Will Improve Your Marriage

A few years ago I learned an important lesson that’s changed everything about happiness in my marriage. Marriage isn’t easy, but learning this truth definitely makes it easier! With Valentine’s Day just a week away, I’ve had love and marriage on my mind a lot. One of the biggest lessons I’ve learned over my 8 […] Read more…

Getting kids to feel gratitude (especially AFTER Thanksgiving) can be tricky, but here are some games and activities to help your kids feel gratitude all year round.

How to Help Kids Feel Gratitude

Thanksgiving is this week, so naturally I’ve got gratitude on my mind. It’s pretty easy this time of year to focus on my blessings rather than what I lack. It’s also pretty easy to talk to my kids about gratitude and to ask them what they’re grateful for. In fact, they often times bring it […] Read more…

Do you have a hard time sitting down and playing with your kids? You're not alone. Here are some tips to get you to stop feeling guilty and start spending quality time with the ones you love most. And a FREE printable with 50 fun play ideas!

So You Don’t Like Playing with Your Kids

Do you have a hard time sitting down and playing with your kids? You’re not alone. Here are some tips to get you to stop feeling guilty and start spending quality time with the ones you love most. Plus a FREE printable with 50 fun play ideas! Not too long ago, my son walked up […] Read more…

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