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15 Strategies for Eating Well & Avoiding Take-Out During Busy Seasonsby  

I think I've finally learned how to keep serving our family real, whole foods, even when life is busy and I don't feel like I have time to cook properly.  Every once in a while, when we have one of those days... Read More

10 Minute Workouts for Busy Moms {That Really Work}by  

I gave up trying to do lengthy workout videos long ago, and the gym hasn't been much of a thought since my first baby arrived . These days, I've got four kids around, at least one or two of whom have... Read More

My Handpicked Tools for Busy Moms & Healthy Familiesby  

  This year's Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle 2014 is now OVER. We hope that you all enjoy your bundles and watch for the next sale to come around again next year.  We usually also do a homemaking sale every spring.... Read More

Coping Strategies During Busy Seasons (Plus My Meal Planning eBook for $0.99!)by  

[caption id="attachment_25550" align="alignnone" width="600"] Buying cheese in France... how on earth do you choose?[/caption] Life on the road is more fast paced and full than I expected it to be. Keeping up with our two businesses, homeschooling, the daily cultural... Read More

A Day in the Life: Stephanie (Home Business and Homeschooling with Children Ages 7, 5, 3 and baby)by  

My days are full to overflowing. As if being a mom to four little ones didn't keep me busy enough, our household also stays buzzing with: homeschooling our family business, Resound School of Music (the office is based out of... Read More

Day in the Life: Rachel (Busy Mom of a 3 and 5 year old)by  

Written by Rachel, Contributing Writer I am 30. This might be young to some while older to others, and even though age isn't significant in motherhood, at 30 this year has been the hardest year of my life. Although I would like to give you my "ideal"... Read More

11 Simple Meals for Busy Nightsby  

  As 2011 comes to an end, we’re sharing helpful lists to help you save money, stay healthy, get organized, creatively repurpose, frugally gift-give, intentionally celebrate and more in our “11 Things for 2011” series throughout these holiday months. Written... Read More

Cleaning During Stolen Momentsby  

I wish that I could simply set aside an hour or two each weekday to focus solely on house cleaning, in order to keep my home in tip-top shape. Yet when I try, up pop all manner of interruptions. A toddler... Read More

Finding Fulfillment in Being a Mother Onlyby  

Written by Sherrie Cook, Contributing Writer For many years I've disliked filling out paperwork at a doctor's office or school that asks for my employment status.  I struggle with knowing the right adjective or title to describe all I do... Read More

My Journey to Burnout: Proof That I Really Can’t Do It Allby  

Burnout. It's a word that highly ambitious and driven people like myself often think that we are immune to. I have struggled with over-achieving and perfectionism for almost as long as I can remember. At the tender age of 12,... Read More

10 Posts I Didn’t Write in 2010by  

Tonight I've been sipping on tea and taking a leisurely stroll through my gorgeous new heirloom seed catalogue... hard to believe that this year is already drawing to a close and that I am beginning to think forward to next... Read More

Keeping Kids Entertained While You Work in the Kitchenby  

Written by Emily McClements, Contributing Writer While it is definitely a great thing for our kids to help us with cooking in the kitchen, sometimes we just may not need, or want, their help, or they may be really too... Read More

Steady Days: Book Review and Giveawayby  

"I am not a perfect mother. Often I struggle with impatience; sometimes I lack the enthusiasm I long for. I make many mistakes, just like my children. As they are maturing as children, I am maturing as a mother... We... Read More

Celebrate with Joy: Epiphany and Reflections on Transforming our Christmas Celebrationsby  

I found this year to be one of our most meaningful Christmas seasons so far. It has been such a blessing to begin implementing even a few new things into the way that we celebrate the birth of our Savior.... Read More

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