Friendships, Home, Intentional Living, Spiritual health

Mothering in Community

Women are Scary
Amy / July 14, 2015

  Are you Mothering alone?  Perhaps you are working together with your husband, and life in general is going well, but are you as a mother alone?  Do your days consist primarily of you tending to your home and children?  Perhaps you are a working mommy who rushes about working hard to get everything done that is on your to…

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Family, Home, Homeschool, Parenting, Spiritual health

Media Choices

What we view on TV impacts how we think, and if we are not careful we are going to fill our hearts with things we shouldn't.
Amy / July 13, 2015

Keeping up Appearances Some time ago my daughters danced with glee while watching a Barbie movie. I do not like Barbie, and was hesitant about letting them watch the silly thing at all. As I watched them get excited, and dance along with the characters on the screen,  and get anxious and nervous as the tension rose, I was reminded…

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Home, Product review

Attitude Shampoo and Body Wash Review

Amy / June 27, 2015

  I recently had the opportunity to review a product that I was quite surprised about. I was given the Attitude brand shampoo and body wash free for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own. @AttitudeLiving @Influenster #AttitudeatTarget  The Attitude brand shampoo and body wash surprised me a little bit. The name of the brand gave me the…

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Home, Parenting, Uncategorized

Ways to Intentionally Love our Kids

Amy / June 26, 2015

I live in a busy home. We have 5 kids that are home schooled. That means the kids are here with me most of the time most days. I have the same list of daily chores that have to be done. In addition to the cooking, cleaning, laundry, mopping, errands, grocery shopping and all the other things that must be…

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Home, Intentional Living, Parenting

Ideals, Expectations, and Reality

Amy / May 30, 2015

This morning I woke up with a lot of ideas for the day and expectations on how I would be a perfect mommy. Then the kids woke up. The reality is a bit messier! I cooked grits, eggs, and oatmeal for breakfast thinking it would be a cozy nice breakfast just me and the kids.  Instead it became more along…

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Home, Parenting, Uncategorized

Ways to Intentionally Love our Kids

Amy / May 12, 2015

What things do you do to be more intentional about loving your kids? I live in a busy home. We have 5 kids that are home schooled. That means the kids are here with me most of the time most days. I have the same list of daily chores that everyone has to be done. The cooking, cleaning, laundry, mopping,…

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Family, Home, marriage, Wife

Responding Well to Hurts from Our Husband

Amy / April 14, 2015

Do you respond well when your husband hurts you? I usually do NOT. My first response to hurts from my husband is to get angry. My second response usually involves pouring on the guilt and making him feel awful for being so terrible to me. The problem is, the Bible tells us that we should not be acting that way. I…

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Home

Cassani Fogless Shower Mirror: A Review

Amy / February 18, 2015

The Cassani company has given a free Fogless Shower Mirror for Review purposes, all opinions are my own. When my husband learned I was given the opportunity to review this Fogless Shower Mirror, he was very pleased that they did! This mirror has a special coating that prevents the glass from fogging up in the shower. This morning I tested…

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Family, Home, Intentional Living, Parenting

Tone of Voice

Amy / December 9, 2014

Do you struggle with your tone of voice? What about the words you use? Are you the type who can quietly cut someone to pieces with just a few words? Are you sarcastic and playfully harsh?