Category Archives: Taking Care of Me

The Value of Nose Hair and Other Things You Might Not Know About Cancer Treatment

I had the privilege of being the emcee at the Moms Night Out session of the recent Hearts at Home conference. I announced that evening that I was declaring the day “National Appreciate Your Nose Hair Day.”  Why?  Because when … Continue reading

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Third Thursday Blog Hop: Love Your Feelings

Today is our Third Thursday Blog Hop…but before we jump into our blog hop topic, I want to share two updates with you: First, we are up to 7!  Seven kids have been sponsored in the past week as a … Continue reading

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Third Thursday Blog Hop: Are You Dreaming?

Today is our Third Thursday Blog Hop where we pick a topic and invite other moms to share their heart.  Today’s topic is “Love Your Dreams/Goals.” Each month Hearts at Home sends out a free eNewsletter called Hearts On-The-Go (don’t … Continue reading

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Five Questions Every Mom Should Ask Herself

I once heard Sally Clarkson speak at one of our Hearts at Home conferences and she made a suggestion I’ve taken to heart several times since then.  Sally suggested that every six months, it’s a good idea to take a … Continue reading

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What fills your tank?

Every one of us has a fuel tank that needs three kinds of fuel: spiritual fuel, emotional fuel, and physical fuel.  Spiritually, we need to be feeding on God’s word. We need to talk with Him.  We need to do … Continue reading

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6 Steps to Break a Bad Habit

I have some bad habits and laying my clothes on the bench at the foot of our bed is one of those.  Mark is very kind and rarely addresses my pile of clothes, but even if they don’t bother him, … Continue reading

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Third Thursday Blog Hop: No More Perfect Holidays

Well in light of my post yesterday, I think that embracing “what is” instead of looking for “what isn’t” will most definitely define the holidays for me.  Because I’ll likely be recovering from surgery the week before Christmas, I’m preparing … Continue reading

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A good tired…

I’m tired. It’s a good tired. After a conference weekend like last weekend where I had the opportunity to spend the weekend with 2300 incredible moms, I’m a tad bit worn out. It’s a good worn out and I’m not … Continue reading

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Two more days for Best Value Registration: Nov 8-9 No More Perfect Moms Conference!

I’m a girl who loves a good deal. Discount, sale, clearance…those words are music to my ears! I bet you’re the same way too! That’s why I want to make sure you know that Best Value registration for the Hearts … Continue reading

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Be still

Yesterday, I went to a nearby church camp to spend a quiet day with God. I’ve done quiet days in the past in a room at the church, at a convent, at a retreat center, and like yesterday, at a … Continue reading

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