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8 Things a Girl Needs From Her Mom (Guest Post by Jaimee Troyer)

8 Things a Girl Needs From Her Mom  (Guest Post by Jaimee Troyer)

Including modelling self-awareness, self-care, and learning how to say no, Jaimee Troyer (writer for Hope in Affliction Blog about Adoption and Parenting) points out the many things your daughter needs from you as her mom.

Why Your Child Should Start Journaling (Printable Journals Included)

Why Your Child Should Start Journaling (Printable Journals Included)

The lost art of journaling. I remember when I was a kid, and writing in my diary was what I looked forward to every day. I would draw, share my feelings, and the monumental events of my simple little homeschooled life. One entry was describing my little pet stink bug, kept safely with twigs and leaves in my pink Caboodle.

Find out how you can get your child to start journaling today, and why it’s so important.

7 Free, Easy, and Short Workout Routines for Toned and Slim Legs

7 Free, Easy, and Short Workout Routines for Toned and Slim Legs

Are you looking for a way to slim your thighs or tone your legs? Check out these 10-minute or less videos to strengthen and tone your lower body, without needing crazy amounts of time. I get real results with these workouts!

Mentally Preparing Your Child for School

Mentally Preparing Your Child for School

There are vital steps you can take to prepare your kids for school, no matter the grade or age. AS parents, it is our job to mentally and emotionally educate your children as to what they will face in each specific grade. Learn what you can do to help them succeed in school and in life.

21 Unique and Fun Summer Activities to do as a Family

21 Unique and Fun Summer Activities to do as a Family

Looking for some unique and creative ideas for family time this summer? Check out 21 different things to do this summer with your kids. Keep them occupied and have fun doing it! Don’t let your summer get away from you without trying these active and outdoor activities.

What is the Main Reason for Divorce? Top 3 Reasons Marriages Fail

What is the Main Reason for Divorce? Top 3 Reasons Marriages Fail

By popular belief, affairs, lying, emotional abuse, or financial problems are among the top reasons why people get divorced. But there is one underlying factor that society is quick to disregard. Find out why marriages fail, what the main reasons are, and what you can do to prevent it.

Why You Should Stop Looking for Your "Soulmate" and Start Looking for Your "Helpmate"

Why You Should Stop Looking for Your "Soulmate" and Start Looking for Your "Helpmate"

By popular belief, a soulmate is someone who is relationally perfect for you; someone you share everything with; who is ideally suited to one another as a close friend or romantic partner. Usually people referring to marrying their soulmate, or finding their soulmate, has to do with the fact that there is and was only one person in the world who is right for them — apart from this, no one else will do. Popular culture also displays marriage as a happily ever after conclusion and resolution to your life. Well, it’s either that, or skip marriage all together because if it’s not that, it’s not worth it. While the term “soulmate” a very endearing thought, it couldn’t be more false…

Emotionally Healthy Children Have Parents Who Do These 7 Things

Emotionally Healthy Children Have Parents Who Do These 7 Things

Emotionally stable and mentally strong kids all have a few things in common — they have parents that do these 7 things. Not only is it important to meet their emotional needs, but also to model for them what being a healthy person is.

What a Son Needs from His Dad - 3 Key Aspects to Have The Best Relationship with Your Son

What a Son Needs from His Dad - 3 Key Aspects to Have The Best Relationship with Your Son

Why do boys need their dad? It’s simple. It has everything to do with modeling what a good man is. Fatherhood at it’s best puts your son needs first, and having a good relationship with your spouse. Find out how you can be the dad your son needs — and from one dad to another, it’s not to be perfect.

Unique and Different Tattoo Ideas for Couples

Unique and Different Tattoo Ideas for Couples

Find the most unique and creative ideas on tattoos for couples in 2019 that are classy and different.

The Worst Kind of Lonely - 5 Things for the Woman Who Feels Lonely in Her Marriage

The Worst Kind of Lonely - 5 Things for the Woman Who Feels Lonely in Her Marriage

So what should you do when you feel lonely in your marriage? How can you stop feeling lonely in your marriage, and how can you survive? These questions make people wonder whether or not they are in an emotionally abusive relationship, how they can determine whether or not they should stay in their relationship, or how they can fix their broken and lonely marriage.

Peanut Butter Nutella Summer Homebody Whiskey Cocktail

Peanut Butter Nutella Summer Homebody Whiskey Cocktail

A few months back we went to this vegan restaurant with some friends where we tasted an almond milk, peanut butter, chocolate whiskey drink. It was okay, but not great. I knew I could make a better one, so I went home and experimented, and have been ever since. I finally feel like it’s ready to be shared.

What to do When Your Baby is Sick - 10 Must Have Products to Keep on Hand

What to do When Your Baby is Sick - 10 Must Have Products to Keep on Hand

As a mom, it’s one of the worst things to witness — your helpless, little sick baby, unable to sleep and as fussy as can be. With an eight year old and 9 month old, I’ve had my share of sick kiddos. And there is something I feel as though I can share as to what items to have in hand and some great remedies for sick infants.

50 Fun Date Night Ideas to Revive Passion and Romance in Your Marriage

50 Fun Date Night Ideas to Revive  Passion and Romance in Your Marriage

My husband and I are alway looking for creative date night ideas. It doesn’t have to be a date “night” either! Any of these fun, adventurous, and romantic date ideas for couples cater to either staying at home or adventuring out and doing something different. If you’re asking yourself what you should do together as a couples, or how to get ideas for dating your spouse that are bit more creative and unique, then you’re in the right place. These ideas are for both married couples, and/or dating couples who are more creative and seek something a little more exciting than your average date.

Letting Go of Your Control Issues - A Mother's Guide to Freedom

Letting Go of Your Control Issues - A Mother's Guide to Freedom

As I’m convinced that everyone on this planet has control issues, there are some of us who carry this as our main struggle, leaving us feeling anxious, depressed, and unable to live a happy and content life. Find out how you can begin your journey to freedom.

Questions and Prompts to Unlock True Intimacy in Your Relationship - 60 Ways to Get to Know One Another Better

Questions and Prompts to Unlock True Intimacy in Your Relationship - 60 Ways to Get to Know One Another Better

True intimacy isn’t something that appears out of nowhere in a relationship. It takes intentionality to break down walls we’ve built because of our past, our wounds, how we were raised, and our self-protective methods. As it’s hard enough to break down your own walls you’ve built, it’s a whole other ball game to break down your partner’s. Find out some prompts and questions to help you and your spouse get to know one another better—more intimately.

5 Ways to Help Your Young Boy Thrive in School

5 Ways to Help Your Young Boy Thrive in School

Your son is up against a lot at school—his piers, his education, learning to do life. It’s enough to make them feel overwhelmed and defeated. What do you do when your child is struggling in school? In order to know exactly what’s going on in his school life, and help improve his performance, there are a few things to consider — and it doesn’t involve trying to get him to be perfect. One of the worst things you can do, is expect perfection. To figure out what your son needs that will motivate, inspire, and drive him to succeed, is to do these things I wrote bout in this article, which involves ingraining yourself into his school atmosphere.