May Goals

Can we just skip right over April recaps?? This past month has been a big reminder of something I actually share in every post. Prayer is a key part of goal-setting and achieving. I did more doing than praying in April. It’s hard to get out of this mindset and honestly I’m still fighting the urge to do more. APRIL GOALS 1. Begin creating new collection. Yay!! I have a LOT of new products planned. It’s time to get cracking

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My Routine: Book Writing

I’m more than half way into my writing of Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday and heaven help me, when you write a book about how to inspire moms to live beyond stereotypical motherhood, you WILL be tested in every possible way.Β It’s honestly provided tons of great material for the book and the Lord is teaching me so much!Β  This book writing process has been very different from the first. The first, I wrote in 7 weeks and had a few

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April Goals

It’s April! I can’t believe three months of the year are done and gone already! I am reminded of what a refining process it’s been to learn how to set good meaningful goals. Over the years, I feel like God has chiseled away the things that don’t matter so much and what I’m left with is being able to spend time on what matters and, dare I say, accomplish more. Believe me, I still get overwhelmed with too many ideas

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March Goals

Happy March everyone! Two quick thoughts /tips on goal setting. 1. On February 28, I scrambled to finish two of my goals and told my husband just how accountable this goal sharing thing can be! If you are feeling stuck with your goals, definitely share them with someone even if it’s one person that you can keep up with once a month. (And if you blog your goals like I do, I’d love to read them and I know others

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Why I went part-time in GTD

I read this quote in Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Peter Scazzero: “The Sabbath calls us to build the doing of nothing into our schedules each week. Nothing measurable is accomplished.” This thought has stuck with me as I go about my Sundays. It has helped me define a bit more the ways I want to spend my Sabbath. Even reading books had become something I needed to accomplish. I had to read a certain amount of pages while the girls

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