8 Quick and Easy Self-Care Lifehacks
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8 Quick and Easy Self-Care Lifehacks

“Ok, your turn!” I cheerily exclaim while wrestling my squirmy toddler to the ground for a diaper change first thing in the morning, her 8-month-old brother watching us with amusement as he happily chews on a dog toy… Needless to say, things only get more chaotic from there! Between chasing babies, toddlers, and puppies all day, I’ve learned that it takes some creativity to fit in self-care. And we’ve talked about self-care in the sense of taking time to do things that make you feel refreshed, even if only for a couple of minutes. But today I want to talk about some practical tips that you can use, especially when you are busy! Before I dive in, I want to reiterate that self-care can and…

We’re All Struggling But At Least We’re Not Alone- The Secret’s In The Solidarity
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We’re All Struggling But At Least We’re Not Alone- The Secret’s In The Solidarity

We’ve all been there- scrolling through Facebook when you see a post from one of your mom friends about their latest craft project, or how well behaved their kiddos were in church today, or how motherhood is a constant bundle of sunshine and roses. And you can’t help but feel a tiny gut punch. Immediately, thoughts like “how do they have time for that stuff,” or “why won’t my little one behave like that,” or even “why is this mom thing so easy for her while I’m over here s.t.r.u.g.g.l.i.n.g.?” creep into our minds before we can stop them. As it happens, I’ve recently found myself on the other side of that situation. A couple nights ago I posted some pictures of a few items…

But WHEN Do I Pray?!
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But WHEN Do I Pray?!

Does your life ever feel so busy you feel overwhelmed just thinking about it? Trust me, I get it. As a new mom working outside the home and moving soon, I feel like I never have time for anything, let alone prayer. Don’t get me wrong, I WANT to pray. I would love nothing more than to crack open the Bible or sit and write in a prayer journal. But I seriously feel like I Don’t. Have. Time. Turns out, I have way more time than I think I do, and I bet I can find some extra time in your busy day for prayer too! Here are my top 5 ways to incorporate prayer into your busy lifestyle: 1. Pray right when you wake…