Category Archives: Taking Care of Me

The #1 Reason You Don’t Reach Your Goals

I’ll just put this here and put it away later. I’ll just sleep in this morning and go to the gym tomorrow morning. I’ll just have one handful of M&M’s. I’ll just fold the laundry tomorrow.  Rationalizing. We all do … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Giveaway and Where I’m Headed This Spring

If you tried to enter yesterday’s giveaway, you probably ran into a technical glitch when trying to leave a comment!  I’m so sorry!   The problem is fixed now so if you want to enter the giveaway, you can leave … Continue reading

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For My Stay-At-Home Mom Friends

Today’s post is a message of encouragement for at-home moms from Donna Otto. Donna was a keynote speaker at our Hearts at Home conferences in the early years. Her books, including Loving Life As An At-Home Mom, were a source … Continue reading

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WE WANT YOU: Join the “Better Together” Launch Team!

Can I just tell you how much I love my publisher? Moody Publishers is the absolute BEST! They have agreed to allow us to have the biggest launch team for a book release we’ve ever had!  We’re looking for a … Continue reading

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Heart Remodel

“Honey, you won’t believe this! One of the stores I install countertops for made the quartz kitchen counters wrong for this job I’m doing. The thing is…they made them wrong two times! To make up for the time I’ve not … Continue reading

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Are you a Hostess with the Mostest?

Today’s post is a guest post from Lisa Hurley. Lisa is self described as a psychologist by education, writer by nature, and stay-at-home mom by choice. She lives in central Illinois with her husband, Matt, and their two girls, ages 5 and … Continue reading

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Soul Care: Breathe

Last week I took a first ever four-day Silence and Solitude retreat all by myself. My body was tired, my soul was dry, and I knew I just needed to be with Jesus.  I shared a couple weeks ago how … Continue reading

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Come Join the Fun!

I can’t wait! In just about 7 weeks I’ll be hanging out with over 2,000 moms at the North Central Hearts at Home conference!  I’d love for you to join the fun! Women come to Hearts at Home conferences from all … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Help A Friend In Crisis

My friend Cheri Keaggy released a powerful album three years ago. “So I Can Tell” is the light that has come out of a dark season of Cheri’s life.  The songs are heartfelt expressions of a woman who has come to know … Continue reading

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Do you need a time out?

It’s halfway through the summer…do you need your mom batteries recharged? For the first time ever, Hearts at Home is offering a Summer Sanity Saver Package for moms who need that mid-summer pick-me-up! What’s in the Summer Sanity Saver kit? … Continue reading

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10 Savvy Ways To Save Money

Today’s post is from Hearts at Home speaker Marianne Miller. Marianne is the author of The Gift of Enough: Raising Grateful Kids in a Culture of Excess. Marianne loves to teach about finding financial freedom. I asked her to share … Continue reading

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Unleash Your Power To Lighten Up

Go ahead. You have the power in you. If you’re like me, you might need to tap into that power more often than you do. Sometimes we’re just too serious. Too frustrated. Too angry. Too tired.  And we just need … Continue reading

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You’re Capable, But Are You Called?

Susie Larson is a favorite workshop speaker at Hearts at Home conferences. She’s also the author of the wonderful Hearts at Home book, Balance That Works When Life Doesn’t: Simple Steps to a Woman’s Physical and Spiritual Health. I’m currently … Continue reading

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