Category Archives: Taking Care of Me

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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Are You Comparing Your Insides to Kate’s Outsides?

I’m guessing that nearly every mom has done it sometime over the past three days. It’s easy to do. It’s human nature. Women, particularly, are experts at this kind of comparison:We tend to compare our insides to other women’s outsides. … Continue reading

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Unleash Your Power to Rise Above

I lifted the phone out of my husband’s hands. He was so tired that he’d fallen asleep in bed while texting. I’d come home late from an out-of-town trip to find him in bed. As I went to plug in … Continue reading

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The Power To Be Yourself

This past weekend over 5,200 moms attended the Hearts at Home conference in Normal, Illinois. It was an incredible weekend that filled me up in so many ways! Our theme WOW MOM! UNLEASH YOUR SUPERPOWER was so fun! So many … Continue reading

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Mommy Guilt

Let’s cut to the chase: Mommy guilt is a liar. It tells us that if only we had made all the right choices and done everything perfectly, we would’ve been able to produce all the right outcomes. It tells us that if we’ll only try harder, the internal struggle will stop. Unfortunately, it’s a false, misleading trap. Continue reading

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Let It Go!

Several Christmases ago I was feeling stressed as a ran errands and listened to Christmas music in my car. The song “Let It Snow” came on and without thinking I found myself singing along to the tune. When it came … Continue reading

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Two things…

Guess what? Registration is now open for our 2015 Hearts at Home National Conference in Bloomington, Illinois! Just in time to ask for attending the Hearts at Home conference as your Christmas gift! Our 2015 speakers include Dr. Gary Chapman, … Continue reading

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Do You Love Your Personality?

Fingerprints amaze me. There’s not one set of fingerprints like another. I believe its evidence of an incredibly creative God! Personalities are like fingerprints. There’s not one personality like another. We may share certain personality traits with other people in … Continue reading

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The Power of Purpose

I remember the day well. I’d just found out I was pregnant with our third baby. I’d been a stay-at-home mom for five years but the plan was for me to use my music education degree as soon as child … Continue reading

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