Category Archives: Taking Care of Me

Summer Reading

I seem to read so much more in the summer than any other time of the year. Reading is one way that I take care of me! I’ve read some great books this summer that I would definitely recommend! Biblical Fiction. … Continue reading

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A Time of Rest

Austin, Mark, and I just returned from a much-needed two week vacation.  I chose to unplug during that time–I scheduled a few Facebook posts and blog posts so it didn’t seem like I disappeared. But in real life, I did. And … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“If we want to live a wholehearted life, we have to become intentional about cultivating rest and play, and we must work to let go of exhaustion as a status symbol and productivity as self-worth.”            … Continue reading

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Love Your Uniqueness!

We live in such a conforming society that many of us struggle with our unique qualities. And if we struggle with our unique qualities, you can only imagine how challenging it is for our kids to embrace how they are … Continue reading

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He’s Not Very Lovable Right Now

Welcome to all my Proverbs 31 Devotional friends today!  I’m delighted you stopped by!  Please take a minute to leave a comment and introduce yourself! Happy Tuesday to all my favorite blog world friends who hang out with me here … Continue reading

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Cancer Humor

Over the past six months of my cancer journey, I’ve learned that a sense of humor is very important during the hard times.  Joy is an inside job and is not dependent upon our circumstances. Looking back over this season, … Continue reading

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Do You Need A Mom’s Night Out?

Last fall, I had the rare opportunity to see a movie before it was released.  When Hearts at Home was contacted by the Moms’ Night Out movie team to discuss reaching moms together, I told my team that I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know About Radiation Treatments

I’m now on Day 18 of my 33 radiation treatments. Radiation has been a much better experience for me than chemo was.  Today I thought I’d share 5 things I didn’t about radiation treatments until I started them. 1) Radiation … Continue reading

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What’s on your summer reading list?

Last week on the Hearts at Home Facebook page, we asked moms, “Let’s create Mom’s Summer Reading List! What book would you recommend as a “must read?” Here are what our moms said:   How Am I Smart? by Kathy Koch*  … Continue reading

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It’s the Perfect Mother’s Day Gift!

What is the right size? The right color? The perfect gift for Mother’s Day? Let your hubby off the hook this Mother’s Day by telling him exactly what you want: A registration to the Hearts at Home North Central Conference … Continue reading

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