from the heart

True Confessions of an Overwhelmed Homemaker

I’m overwhelmed. You know the feeling.  There’s so much going on in our lives right now. I don’t really feel comfortable sharing everything, and I don’t know that it matters anyway… We each have our own specific set of circumstances, and no two will be exactly alike. We’re just in one of those seasons. It’s…… Continue reading True Confessions of an Overwhelmed Homemaker

from the heart · housekeeping

Why Should I Bother Cleaning​ My House?

This post contains affiliate links… basically that means that if you purchase a product through those links, I will earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks for supporting my family and my blog! (Affiliate links are noted in parenthesis) Confession time: I’m not good at keeping up with my house. I…… Continue reading Why Should I Bother Cleaning​ My House?

from the heart · natural living · parenting

To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate… That Is NOT the Question!

The questions is… “Are you making the best decision for your family based on facts or hearsay?” I don’t subscribe to the “Pro-vax/anti-vax” philosophies. This topic it’s NOT as black and white as that. Nor is it a reason to divide friendships or get offensive because somebody doesn’t agree with your stance. That’s NOT what I’m here…… Continue reading To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate… That Is NOT the Question!

from the heart · housekeeping

How to Not Be a Perfect Hostess

I heard an ad on Pandora today that appalled me! I couldn’t believe what I was hearing! It went something like this: “If you’re still cutting up fresh vegetables and cooking dinner when your company arrives, you’re being so rude! You should use [insert brand] pre-seasoned canned vegetables instead and stop bring so rude to…… Continue reading How to Not Be a Perfect Hostess

from the heart · parenting

Motherhood Can Be So… Boring

Recently I was listening to a podcast by Jami Balmet called “When Motherhood is Tough.” It wasn’t really deep or mind blowing at all, just a simple reminder of our awesome responsibility as mothers. You’ve heard me say it before… The never-ending tasks of homemaking can be so tiring at times. It’s easy to feel…… Continue reading Motherhood Can Be So… Boring