(Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links, which means I earn a commission off purchases from customers I refer, at no additional cost to you of course. Read my full disclosure policy here.) Have you ever said something to your kids impulsively? You know... where the words are coming out of your mouth before thinking and it's too late to stop them? I did this recently, and learned 3 practical parenting lessons from it that I wanted to share with you. Situation The … [Read more...] about Stop Yelling at Your Kids | 3 Parenting Lessons From Losing My Temper
Sometimes your baby will wake up screaming 30 minutes after you put them down for a nap, and you're thinking: what's wrong? Aren't you tired? What do you want? This post is meant to answer those questions, and to help you help your baby learn to take good naps. It is possible for most babies to develop a basically consistent nap routine, and you can help them get there! The younger your child is, the easier these strategies will be to implement. This post will focus on what to do when your baby … [Read more...] about Helping Baby Learn to Take Longer Naps
Wanna hear a little love story? It goes like this. Boy: "Hey, girl hey. My name is Ben, what's your name?" Girl: "Oh, hi, Ben. I'm Renee. Nice to meet you." Boy: "Wow, you're nice. Wanna get married?" And they lived happily ever after Okay, okay, it wasn't quite that fast. But close. When people find out we got married less than a year after we met, they usually have 1 of 3 reactions. They think we're nuts. We get this reaction less now than when we first got married. They … [Read more...] about Meeting My Husband (Aka: We Got Married 10 Months After We Met)
Do you make goals ? If so, how? And do you keep them well or do they just kinda float around in your head until you get interrupted by a kid who desperately NEEEEEEDS you to help them find that one little lego piece RIGHT NOW? As a mom, it's so easy to get caught up in the day-to-day. It's hard to know what kind of goals to make, and how to make them, let alone how to stick to them! But, spending many-a-day spent wiping orifices and rocking babies doesn't disqualify you from becoming a momma … [Read more...] about 7 Principles to Make Goals and Crush Them… Like a Mom Boss!
Do you ever feel like you 'should' read the Bible more, but you're not quite sure how? Maybe you feel like you need to find the perfect Bible study guide or devotional to walk you through because it's hard to understand sometimes? Perhaps the idea of opening your Bible feels so daunting, and you can't get past the question: where do I start? I want to suggest to you today that you can read and understand the Bible on your own. I recently read through 1 John, and a section of chapter 2 popped … [Read more...] about You Can Understand the Bible