What if 2019 isn’t your best year ever?

Around 11:55 PM on New Year’s Eve, most of us were probably feeling really hopeful that 2019 would be our best year yet. Maybe 2018 wasn’t so great and you just needed to believe 2019 would be different. Or maybe 2018 was great and you imagined, now that things were finally on the upswing, they’d keep getting higher. But here it is, mid-July of that year we promised would be the best year yet, and maybe it’s not? Those “Make

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8 tips to living your best life

We joke about living our best life, but don’t we all really want to? It’s more than being able to afford that guacamole upcharge. It’s more than dancing like life’s a broadway musical. Living our best life is living out and embracing what God has gifted us. I talk about this a lot when I share about Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday, but as believers, Jesus’ death on the cross not only made the way for an eternity with God

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30 Books in 2019

One of my favorite hobbies (besides actually reading books) is adding books to my Amazon wishlist. I wrote a post a few years ago about how I pick books and retain what I learn. Read that here. This year, I’ve organized my books (and chosen them really) based on my 2019 goals. There are so many great non-fiction books I would love to read but I wanted to focus on books that correlated with what I hope to do this year. Feel

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My Word for 2019: Healthy

“To lose my soul means I no longer have a healthy center that organizes and guides my life. I am a car without a steering wheel. It doesn’t matter how fast I can go, because I am a crash waiting to happen.” – John Ortberg, Soul Keeping I really shouldn’t be surprised by my word for the year for 2019. Over the last few years, this idea of thoughts and renewing our minds has been on my own mind as we

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2019 Goals

Today I’m sharing my 10 goals for 2019 in no particular order! You’ll see a theme in my goals this year that will give you a clue to my word of the year that I’ll be sharing Monday! 1. Launch Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday and Fresh Start for Moms in a healthy way. So this is my big goal for the year. To not only launch these books successfully but with sanity too. I want to enjoy this experience

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