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If you’ve been following my stories on Instagram – then you know recently we’ve been doing a #30daychallenge. Back in mid March, I put out the challenge to build a new healthy habit for 30 days. If you joined me from the beginning, then congrats on making it to 30 days! It’s been a journey! And the […]

Learn how to 10x your habits!

How You Can 10X Your Habits

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As moms and creative entrepreneurs, we’re in a constant battle between hustle culture and our desire to be intentional. We want to spend our time with the people that matter to us, and the work that ignites our passion and purpose. We inevitably feel the weight of overwhelm from being pulled in a million directions. […]

The Constant Battle: What's Worth Fighting For?

The Constant Battle: What’s Worth Fighting For?

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Note: The following post is an excerpt from the introduction of my forthcoming book, “Unraveled: Finding Joy When Your Plans Come Undone.” Like many couples of our generation, we had debt. But not just “normal” consumer debt like cars and credit cards (which we had) but we also had a massive mountain—a mortgage worth of […]

Starting to Unravel: Part II

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Note: The following post is an excerpt from the introduction of my forthcoming book, “Unraveled: Finding Joy When Your Plans Come Undone.” I paced across my bathroom floor. I turned; I couldn’t look at myself in the mirror. I paced again. I locked the door so my five-year-old couldn’t come in. I couldn’t believe it. […]

Our family of five announcing we were going to have a "bonus fry"

Starting to Unravel: Part I

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I’ll never forget the smell of carrots. I stood at our kitchen counter in front of the juicer. I flipped the switch to hear the loud humming from the cream-colored machine. I grabbed a one-pound bag of full-size carrots out of the fridge. Chop! I cut the ends of 4 large carrots all at once […]

How to Build a Habit That Sticks

How to Build a Habit That Sticks

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If you click on my affiliate links, I am going to receive a tiny commission. AND… Most of the time, you will receive an offer. It’s a win-win! The products that I share about are the ones I believe in. A few weeks ago, late one night, I found myself missing my mom. The pain […]

Discover joy in community!

Three Ways to Find Joy in Community

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Can we talk about mom-guilt for a quick minute? I know it’s not a fun topic – but it feels all too important to NOT talk about it. We’re entering a new season of spring which usually means a fully loaded schedule all around. But really it seems that no matter what time of year […]

How to Get over Mom Guilt

How to Get Over the Mom-Guilt

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Note: The following post is an excerpt from the preface of my forthcoming book, Unraveled: Finding joy when your plans come undone. Saturday I was a mess. Sunday I was the fun mom. And at the end of the day, my six-year-old (Number 3 as we like to call him) said, “I had a decent […]

Finding joy in the messy middle

Finding Joy in the Messy Middle

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Here’s where I am today – I’m in my robe and pj’s. I’m not entirely sure what day it is, and I’ve lost track of how many days it’s been since I last showered (TMI?). I have had three sick kiddos home with me all last week and the littlest one is still home with […]

The 3 Lies You’ve Got to Quit in 2024 (and the truth to tell yourself instead)

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In January of 2018, before I found out we were (surprise) pregnant with our fourth son, I decided I would work out every day for a month. At the time, I didn’t know too much about building good habits, but I believed that if you did something every day for 21 days, you’ll build a […]

My top five habits that keep me balanced.

My Top Five Daily Habits That Keep Me Feeling Balanced