How to Say Goodbye to Angry, Stressed-Out Parenting


We've hit a really hard season in our family that we've been stuck in for a while, now.  I'm ashamed to admit it, but we've been stuck in an awful angry-cycle.  My husband and I weren't on the same page, we weren't connecting with the kids and everyone has been yelling and fighting.  It was … [Continue reading]

Valentine’s Fun…..Right?


Do you make Pinterest-Perfect Valentine's for the kids' school parties?  Or the pre-made ones? We went with the boxed ones this year (Star Wars for the boy and Olaf for the girl). The most that we've done in terms of being creative was the girl's first-grade assignment to make a Valentine's … [Continue reading]

This Is Probably Why It’s Called a One Word CHALLENGE


Happy New Year! The other week I mentioned that I knew what my One Word was for 2016.  And that I had more than ONE One Word.  Which, seems to me, … [Continue reading]

Filling Up the Love Tank – Sometimes It’s the Little Things

Filling up their love tank

We've been going through a season of HARD around here.  Hard attitudes, hard hearts, hard words..... Our 10-year-old has been telling us that we love … [Continue reading]

On the Hook – Leaping Stripes and Blocks Baby Blankets


I have fallen in love with this easy baby blanket pattern from Moogly Blog called Leaping Stripes and Blocks.  It's a very easy pattern and works up … [Continue reading]

Stressed? Try These Two Breathing Techniques (I Was Doing Them Backwards….!)


Merry Christmas Eve! In all of the holiday hustle & bustle, I imagine a few of us are feeling a LITTLE bit of stress right now.  (I know I … [Continue reading]

Parenting Is Heart Work #heartparenting {Book Review}

parenting heart work

Did you ever notice how each stage of parenting kids makes you feel like a newbie parent all over again?   And just when you think you have things … [Continue reading]

Another Heart Parenting Giveaway Opportunity!

Hey Guys, So I apologize for not posting about this giveaway sooner - forgive me, as I've fallen behind! This is a fantastic giveaway for the … [Continue reading]

Parent Training Center Giveaway for Churches

I've been hearing about the concept of heart-parenting for a while now, but I didn't know how to make the necessary changes in our home.  I would love … [Continue reading]

For the Parent Who Is Tired of Nagging….. #heartparenting {Motivate Your Child Book Review}


We've been struggling with some issues in our home lately that is driving this momma batty.... The attitudes....having to remind our kiddos over … [Continue reading]