The Simple Things I Learned This Summer – 2020

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New York Times best-selling author Lori Gottlieb says, “Most big transformations come about from the hundreds of tiny, almost imperceptible, steps we take along the way.”  The simple things I learned – this summer of 2020 felt subtle, almost silent like I wasn’t making any progress or change at all. The things I learned weren’t…

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8 Healthy Living Tips for the Homeschool Mom

Perhaps the catastrophic national health crisis propelled you into a home education journey. Before you embark on your school year expedition, here is an invitation to cultivate a few simple healthy living practices. These sanity-saving healthy living tips will help you serve your family and others from a place of wellness and wholeness. The Blue…

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Improve Your Listening Skills and Become a Soulful Listener

I don’t know any other way to break it to you, but becoming a soulful listener is tough. Our digital age makes it difficult to give someone your undivided attention. There are practical ways that help you become more than a better listener; you can become a soulful one. These days, listening takes practice and…

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Cultivate a Practice of Soulful Self-care to Avoid Burn-out

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I am a recovering self-care skeptic. My love-hate relationship with the concept spans two decades. In the twilight days of my mothering, I confused self-care with selfishness. I thought a much-needed respite was a trademark of weakness. Self-care cultivates a vibrant spiritual life, manages stress, prevents burn-out, fosters a lifestyle of healthy living, and helps…

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Life Lessons I Learned This Fall

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It’s that time again when I join my friend Emily P.Freeman and share some of the life lessons I learned this season. This fall is particularly exciting because I am personally transitioning into a different season of life. Because of entering a new phase, most of my life lessons this fall are stories and memories…

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5 Ways to Cultivate a Simple, Soulful Morning Rhythm

Not long ago, a frazzled mom asked me what my morning routine looked like. Almost embarrassed because of its simplicity, I shared my early morning rhythm anyway. I like to call it a rhythm rather than a routine. A rhythm sounds less rigid than routine. A morning rhythm can ebb and flow with your season…

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What to Include in Your Basic All-Natural First-Aid Kit

When it comes to first-aid, let nature come to the rescue. Before you head out on your next outdoor adventure, assemble an all-natural first-aid kit that promotes health and wellness. What you rub on your face is more than a surface relationship. You want to make sure that the products you use for minor injuries…

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