5 steps to homeschooling and having a career

5 Secrets To Homeschooling and Having a Career Too

This past summer (and year for that matter) has been full of changes for our family. We have had to make some very hard and unexpected decisions about how our family will operate in the upcoming school year. It has really made my husband and I sit down and really look at the “why” behind our work, homeschool, and extra activities that our family pursues. The one main thing I have learned from praying and looking deep … Continue reading →

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Simplify Your Life Today

As you all know, I have been steadily working my way through the Make Over Your Mornings course by Crystal Paine. I have changed so much in the way I view things and people around me as well as my physical daily routines that have just simply made life so much easier. I finished the course today and I wanted to share with you a few of the topics that she covers in case it can help … Continue reading →

3 Lies the enemy wants you to believe

3 Lies the Enemy Wants You To Believe

I am so proud of myself for sticking with the Make Over Your Mornings course. I am learning so much. I wanted to share with you some things that Crystal teaches in Days 9 through 11 in her course. They are simple truths that we all have heard before but the way she explains them and how she shares her personal testimony really shines new light on some of the insecurities and struggles that we as mothers … Continue reading →

How To Prioritize Your To Do List Correctly

Make Over Your Mornings – How To Prioritize Your To Do List Correctly

  Do you have the “should have” disease? What? You don’t know what that is? Well let me tell you. I am the expert on the “should have” disease. At the end of the day, for years I have felt guilt and failure at not doing everything on my to-do list. I just felt like there wasn’t enough hours in the day and time was vanishing into thin air. My problem was my to-do list was a … Continue reading →

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Why It Has Taken Me 3 Months to Get Half Way Through a 14 Day Course

I can’t believe it is 3 months later and I am just now on Day 7 of the Make Over Your Mornings course! Well, actually, I can believe it. Isn’t that how life works when you homeschool and work too? Do you know what is great about this? I’m totally okay with taking over 3 months to finish a 14 Day course. I am able to really take my time and implement a few things into our … Continue reading →

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Make Over Your Mornings – Is It Really Possible for a Night Owl Like Me?

Day 5 & 6 of the Make Over Your Mornings 14 Day Course was all about goal setting. She really broke it down in a way that made it really easy to put my goals on paper and see what really is important to me in my life right now. Worksheets were provided that you can print to help you write down the priorities in your life right now, set goals to achieve what is important to … Continue reading →

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Make Over Your Mornings Challenge – Day 4

I watched Day 4 of the Make Over Your Mornings 14 Day Course by Crystal Paine today and wanted to share with you what my goals are. Sharing these with you is truly holding me accountable, so bear with me. I need this! I skipped Sunday, so this morning I started implementing my goals from Day 3 which were prioritizing and starting my day with my devotion and prayer along with some exercise. My goal was to start slow … Continue reading →

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Make Over Your Mornings Challenge – Day 3

So I am on Day 3 of the Make Over Your Mornings 14 Day Course by Crystal Paine and wanted to share with you what I am learning and implementing each day of the course. The goals I wanted to implement from yesterday’s challenge went very well last night. All 4 children were in bed by 8 and remarkably even the 12 and 14 year old’s didn’t even blink an eye when I told them what our new … Continue reading →

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Make Over Your Mornings Challenge – Days 1 & 2

I just started the Make Over Your Mornings 14 Day Course by Crystal Paine yesterday and wanted to share with you what I am learning and implementing each day of the course. The course contains a workbook to follow along with the short videos each day. What I absolutely love about it, is she promised it will only take 15 minutes a day to follow the course. That’s what made me go ahead an purchase it. I … Continue reading →