“What energizes you?” and thoughts on being joyful

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I don’t always pick a word for the year. Last year my word was hustle – and I did hustle: completing my certification as a doula, and supported three women in birth. This year – I’m going to focus on my … Continued

Habits and Goals for the beginning of 2017

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For 2017, I’m not going to write a list of goals I would like to accomplish for the whole year. I tried that last year, and for about half of my goals I lost interest, or wanted to change gears. … Continued

Book Review – The Doula Book

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Hello!! I know it’s been a long time since I’ve written here. I’m using these summer months to take a break from many of my extra activities and focus in on getting finished and accredited as a doula. Besides the … Continued

4 Traits of Entrepreneurs as a Work-at-Home-Mom

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Yes, I am an entrepreneur. I’ve had been calling myself just a stay-at-home-mom who is working towards writing books and accreditation as a doula. It’s a slow process. But I’ve realized I need to change my mindset. I AM an … Continued

4 Simple Tips to Help you Get Organized Today

I’m sure I’m not alone. No matter if you are married or not, have kids or not – most of us struggle with staying organized and keeping free of the excess in our life. Time keeps going by swiftly and … Continued

5 Things I Do Every Day to Stay Sane

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Are you overwhelmed with everything in life? Are you stressed out because you have a million different things going on and several places you would like to be/need to be at the same time? Are you just trying to figure … Continued

The 4th Trimester and Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty

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The 4th Trimester – have you ever heard that term before? It’s a real thing. The process of giving birth is not just about the newborn. When a baby is born, a mother is also born. A father is born. Big … Continued

Monthly goals for March and April

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At the beginning of February, I shared some of my goals for the year and what I was going to work on for the month. Since I wrote the post for additional accountability, I wanted to follow up with how … Continued

Ebron Asher – One Year!!

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Dear Ebron, Your first year birthday has come and gone! For some reason, having you as the second born turn 1 feels a lot different than when Ain turned one. Maybe it’s because I know how much you will change … Continued

If the Doula was not there… No one would

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It’s true that many times no one notices what the doula does; they only notice if she’s not there. The professional doula often works in the background. So if the doula was not there…no one would:   Shut the door … Continued

Seasonal Meal Planning

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Meal planning takes up a lot of time. Over the last 5 years of my married life, I’ve tried numerous new recipes. In fact, during our first year of marriage I never once repeated a meal (besides our homemade pizza, and … Continued

The things that are saving my life right now

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  Modern Mrs. Darcy challenged us to think through and write a list of what is saving our life right now. It’s a great question to think about and helps bring to our attention what to be grateful for. What is … Continued

Monthly Goals for February

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I wanted to share my goals here on the blog so I have additional accountability. I have big goals and big plans for 2016 – I’m so excited for this year!! I took most of the month of January to … Continued

5 Habits to Begin this Week + My Reading Goals

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This month I went through the Make Over Your Mornings (affiliate link) course by Money Saving Mom, Crystal Paine. I LOVED it! It has helped me get back into a routine of being purposeful with my mornings. And when that happens, … Continued

Stop the “draining Mommy” cycle

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Kids are such a precious gift from God. I can’t help but give my boys a kiss every time I pick one of them up. They are so lovable. Except when they are NOT. Except when you are in the … Continued

Reclaiming My Mornings

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I’ve always been more productive in the mornings and I like to get up early, but I’ve struggled with being disciplined enough to go to be early. And I NEED my sleep. I don’t function well on little sleep. I’ve … Continued

Hospitality Focus for the Holidays

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It is easy to see opportunities to give this holiday season. Most people are focused on giving or donating and sometimes incorporate it into their Christmas gifts. I want to challenge you to think beyond giving as an individual, or … Continued

Today I have a new mindset that will change my life!!

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Today is a new day. I woke early, spent some time in prayer, and took time to really process. I have a new mindset, and a goal that I’m going to renew my mind daily and this IS going to change my life!! … Continued

Our boys: update on Ebron Asher (8 mo.) & Ain Levi (2 yrs.)

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I feel bad – #momguilt – that I have not posted more updates about my second-born Ebron. For my first I posted an update every month until he was a year. Now, my second is 8 months old and I … Continued

Focus for this Website

I am constantly pulled in so many different directions. I have two boys under the age of 2 1/2 and I have the type of personality that wants to take on every challenge I hear about! Haha. Yet, I want … Continued

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