The Stuck Mother- 3 Reasons She Stays There

The world changes and grows, but life for the “stuck” mother doesn’t… The house is an unequivocal chaos of dirty laundry, shoes, toys and knick knacks… day after day. The children raise their high pitched voices even to the point of whining and manipulating, so she can come to their rescue… hour after hour. Her…

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What is Emotional Intelligence and Why It Matters to You and Your Family

The majority of my work is around emotions… In essence, the ESSENCE OF FAMILY DYNAMICS has to do with the emotions people feel and how each member of the family handles those emotions. If a mom is angry, she can choose to show anger or not. If a dad is frustrated, he can choose to…

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My Bad Habits Caught Up with Me When I Had Children

I was the person who waited until the last minute to get up in the morning for high school and I was known for doing a 50 page paper the day before it was due, in college. Although I was good in a lot of things, I was really lacking character in others and it…

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I Could Never Be THAT Kind of Beautiful- The Shattering and Painful Truth About Feminine Identity

After finding out about my husband’s secret addiction, the first words inside my head were, “you are not good enough.” Although I had kept a good weight after pregnancies, and I took care of myself by not looking “raggedy,” I still didn’t look like THOSE women. The women in the pictures and videos he was…

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5 Easy Steps to Quickly Implement a Family Routine (and Have Smoother & More Peaceful Days)

The children wake up after you. The laundry hasn’t been washed in over a week. The children don’t pick up the dishes and everyone’s shoes are laying around the floor. To top it all off, people all around you demand your time and energy as if you have an endless supply of it. Does that…

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Has Your Family Been Hacked? 5 Tips to Know For Sure!

Over the last month, my online server (where I host my websites) experienced the largest hack of its kind! I had over 8,000 urls (other pages) installed on my websites and over 65,000 spam emails were sent from the email server. The hacks happened on two separate occasions, within a week apart, which clearly means…

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Why I Invited the MEANEST Mom in the World Into My Home (And What She Did When She Got Here)

We’ve all seen her… She yells at her kids and calls them names. She is angry. She nags. She has bad attitudes and is impatient. She is rigid and cold. She shows up every once in a while and everyone dislikes her…including herself. At some point or another each of us have seen this “visitor”…

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How Do I Get My Children to Listen?

One of the most frustrating things for a parent is saying something and be completely ignored! Time and again parents want to know WHY THEIR CHILDREN DON’T LISTEN THE FIRST TIME? You would think that if they hear your voice, they should listen and take action on what you are saying, right? WRONG! We can’t…

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5 Powerful Reasons to Build Character in Children

When I started training my children in character, I never imagined it would be so beneficial for the entire well being of the family short- and long-term. Honestly, I started doing so because I heard a homeschool speaker and now personal friend, Mardy Freeman, talk about it and it seemed like a good principle to live…

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What to Do When Your Child Doesn’t Like Chores!

In our house, there is always something to do…some work to be done. With six children and many visitors, there is constant clean up or maintenance going on. When I finally feel I’m done, the 4 yr. old drops the juice or the 6 yr. old spills the milk! (You know what I’m talking about) All in…

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