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25 Simple & Easy Time Management Tips for Super Busy Moms

Simple & easy time management tips super busy women especially moms - Whether you are a stay at home mom or a working mom, you need practical articles with advice and ideas to get organized. Morning and evening routines, schedules, planners, this post covers it all.

I quit my full-time teaching job when my second daughter was born, and for four years after that, I worked part-time, only in the evenings. It was a grand life, and I was able to take my girls to do all sorts of fun things in the daytime and later to help care for my mom when she got sick and eventually died of pancreatic cancer. For the most part, those years were a very special time of my life filled with fun, fun, and more fun with my kids. We were really able to do whatever we wanted whenever … Read more

15 Encouraging Books for Exhausted Women

Encouraging books for exhausted women, especially moms - These reading lists for fiction and non-fiction are full of encouragement, strength, and hope. Some include the words and truth of God and some are purely for fun and escape. Written by teachers of faith and full of truths from the heart. Lots of great book ideas here, perfect for summer reading or anytime.

I love to read, and I have for all of my days on this earth. I remember as a little kid, holing up inside my bedroom to read. My mom used to get on my case to go outside and play with my sister because she was playing, and I was laying on my bed, reading a book. I love books. Since I’ve become an exhausted working woman and mom, I haven’t had as much time for books. Gone are the days of turning pages in my bed for hours. I have a Kindle now, and LOVE IT, but I … Read more

25 Simple & Easy Habits to Make You a Happy Mom Even When Life is Hard

While this has not always been the case, I am a genuinely happy person these days. My life is stressful, don’t get me wrong: I worry daily about whether I’m doing a good enough job for my husband and children. I am battling a raging food addiction and trying unsuccessfully to work the steps in a 12-step program. My house is an embarrassing mess, and I am overcommitted. But at the end of the day, I am content with the way things are and don’t generally feel bitter or angry or resentful. I have great joy in Jesus and in … Read more

8 Things Every Frazzled Mom Needs to Hear

8 things every every frazzle mom needs to hear - Parenting makes you overwhelmed, weary, tired, and grumpy. These 8 truths from God and other moms will help you to cheer up and stay positive even in the challenges of motherhood.

Being a mom of two big kids – one a tween and the other in first grade – is a pretty sweet gig. They are still little enough to be lovey, and the first grader still wants to hold my hand everywhere we go. But I don’t have to remind them to look before they cross the street, and they never run off into a crowd. They sometimes let me hug and kiss them, and occasionally, they even ask for it. Best of all, they feed themselves, wipe their own butts, and even play outside once in a while, all … Read more

105 Self-Care Ideas for Busy Women

105 awesome, creative, DIY self care ideas for busy women especially moms - It is not easy to love yourself, but it is essential. Simple and easy activities that anyone can do. Challenges and things to do for kids, teens, and adults, and even for men. Helps with physical, mental, and emotional health as it fights depression, anxiety, and stress. Great inspiration and encouragement to feel better. Christian themes and suggestions.

How do you love yourself? I mean, like, how do you take care of yourself when you’re busy or stressed? My therapist calls it self-care. But anyway, what do you do? Until very recently, I was very bad at self-care. I had two main self-care strategies until now: eat and spend money. Neither of these strategies has been particularly helpful since I am trying to lose weight and get my finances in order. They might make me feel better in the short term, but they have the opposite effect in the long term. So. What are we going to do to take care … Read more