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First and Second Great Commandments
First and Second Great Commandments

We have been sent here to learn to love and to practice that skill over and over again.

Trial of My Faith
Trial of My Faith

If you have never had your faith tested, I can almost pormise you will!! Having questions isn't a problem!! The biggest question is what to do when you have questions!

My Husband, My Friend
My Husband, My Friend

Marraige has ups and downs. I choose to intentionally focus on the strengths of my husband so we can grow closer rather than allowing his faults to drive a wedge between us.

Money Matters
Money Matters

Did you know money is one of the biggest sources of conflict in a marriage? What are your values? If you want to change your financial situation, the most effective change comes from changing the way you think about money!!

What do do when a child chooses to leave the church
What do do when a child chooses to leave the church

When we have deep faith in a church and raise our children in that faith, it can be very painful if our children choose to leave. In this post, we explore together how to maintain a healthy relationship with our children no matter what.

Parenting Married Children
Parenting Married Children

Once our kids are financially independent and have families of their own, our role as parents shifts. Learn how to adapt to life changes without being frustrated by them.

Making the Most of a Family Reunion!!
Making the Most of a Family Reunion!!

Are family reunions worth the hassle and stress? That's totally up to you, my friend! Learn the mindset necessary to make the next family gathering the best yet!!

Parenting Lessons from a Quilt
Parenting Lessons from a Quilt

Don't miss out on the best things in life by focusing on negativity and faults. Real beauty is found as we look for the strengths and successes in ourselves and in our children. Be cheerleader or the critic--the choice is yours.

Feel Your Feelings
Feel Your Feelings

Your feelings aren't right or wrong, they are just yours. Truly understanding and FEELING those emotions is pivotal in creating your best future self. This is not a step to lightly brush over.

Lessons Learned from Organizing
Lessons Learned from Organizing

Getting the courage to conquer an organizing project is often the hardest part about the job. Baby steps are the key to conquering overwhelm and confusion. Ready. Set. Go!

100 Things I Love About Me by Connie Atkisson
100 Things I Love About Me by Connie Atkisson

Our power to love others increases exponentially as we are able to truly love and accept ourselves where we are in this game of life right now; just the way we are! They are also a great go to place for intentional thoughts when we are struggling with negative self talk. Choose positive thoughts about yourself!! Please share your lists with me!

100 Things I Like About Me by Mary Henrie
100 Things I Like About Me by Mary Henrie

Our brains find evidence to support our thoughts. If we think about the things we aren't good at, that's what our brains are going to find evidence for. If we choose to focus on the positive, so will our clever little brains!!! Let's not waste any brain power on negative self talk. Hopefully, Mary's list will help you compile one of your own.--Connie

How'd you Get so Skinny
How'd you Get so Skinny

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