How to Enjoy Intimacy With A Low Libido marriage Oct 05, 2022

I know this topic is bridging on the questionable . . . but I suppose because we talk about marriage and physical intimacy on the podcast, women feel open to asking me this often. And I'm glad they do!

It's hard to know where to turn for advice with such personal matters. And while I'm no...

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Current Favorite Reads: A Book List (September 2022) homeschool motherhood Sep 30, 2022


I did one of those eight-minute-long-winded rambles on Social Media (as I am prone to do) and left no time in my afternoon to give you the links to our current favorite reads this month. Below you will find links to where I found each title -- hopefully saving you precious time...

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How we Chose a Homeschool Method that Suited our Home homeschool Sep 28, 2022


There’s something to be gained from each homeschool style, but our families are not standardized robots that can easily thrive in each designed model. While some will feel free and at ease with unschooling, some will feel chaotic and overwhelmed.

While Charlotte Mason will be a fresh...

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Two Secrets of Highly Productive Mothers home systems motherhood Sep 21, 2022

 

 

Do you ever look at a mom with the same amount as kids and wonder how she seems to get WAY more done? Or be more at peace?

 

(First off, all moms have frazzled moments, so even if she looks like she doesn’t . . . she loses it sometimes.)

 

BUT there are women who do...

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5am Morning Routine, After Miscarriage motherhood Sep 14, 2022


Watch the YouTube Video Here.

I have been asked dozens of times how I processed the grief of losing a child at 10 weeks, and I honestly have no good answer. I suppose at the root of it, my trust in God's timing, the four beautiful children before me, and my deeply seated belief that this world is...

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Fighting and Whining Children: How to Make it Stop Aug 17, 2022

I don’t have perfect kids. (Then again, they also don't have a perfect mom, so I guess that makes sense.)

Fighting, whining, and toddlers getting into trouble DOES happen in my home. But the beautiful thing is, there are seasons when it doesn’t happen at all.

I started noticing patterns...

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When Siblings Are Not Best Friends Aug 10, 2022

"How do I encourage my children to be close friends?"

We get this message a lot, and while I am still learning and growing in navigating close relationship, I looked back and considered the things my parents did to intentionally encouraged me to be best friends with my 10 siblings . . ....

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Not a Job May 25, 2022

When we degrade Motherhood to being a “job” we limit it to being a binding chore. One we show up to every day because we have to.

One that will never quite make sense because while we render it synonymous with a profession, we don’t get benefits or pay.

When we try to argue it...

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Whatever I Wanted to Be May 04, 2022

She disciplined me. She argued with me. She didn’t try to be the “cool” mom. 

She didn’t care about me being well-liked, she cared about me living a life well-lived. She didn’t avoid conflict in the present, because she cared about my future.

She was the most...

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Every Fleeting Moment Apr 26, 2022

Today we’re making oatmeal in your little pot, tomorrow you’ll be making breakfast by yourself.

Today I hear your squabbles with the neighbor boy, tomorrow I’ll hear about your first date. 

Today we’re learning how to brush our teeth, tomorrow we’ll be learning...

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Enough Apr 19, 2022

I work pretty hard to be a good man, I wake before dawn with my bible in hand, just want to feel like I’m enough to deserve your love.

Wipe the sleep from my eyes, the fear from my mind, try to silence the lies with some verses I find, just want to feel like I’m enough to deserve your...

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Books That Shaped Us Apr 12, 2022

 

We all have those books that came at a pivotal point in our lives and left their mark on us for better or worse. This is a list of the books that have shaped us. Some we highly recommend, some we took with a pinch of salt. Either way, they've impacted us and we wanted to share them with...

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