Conversations That Matter

Help, my husband keeps messing up my perfect house. Now what?

September 5, 2017

Mmhmm.   I hear ya. You worked hard to tidy up and you feel really proud of yourself.   My grandma always said, “Train your kids and love your husband.” And, it’s not the other way around. Ouch. Chew on that for a sec. Sometimes, tidy mama’s fall into the trap of wanting to make […]

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When the kitchen is a mess, I do this first…

September 4, 2017

This afternoon I took a good look around and the kitchen was exceptionally messy. I wanted to be full of hesitation and excuses but instead I picked coach-y. “You got this,” I tell myself and I jump to it. I always start with dishes. Sounds simple, right? But, here’s precisely what I do: 1st: DISHES […]

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This Thing Called Home (the book)

I wrote my first book in 30 days. Here’s how.

July 29, 2017

For somewhere around 4 months, all of my friends heard me throwing around the idea of writing a book. Someday, I want to write a book, I’d think. The urgency was eating at me more and more though and all of my family and friends knew it. A friend told me about a course he had heard […]

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Conversations That Matter

How curious moms learn to solve problems…

July 28, 2017

Curiosity. Yes, the asking of questions, the wondering how things work and why, the willingness to see life from a different angle or shift a part that can move… this act of being curious and asking myself better questions is changing the way I talk to myself and help guide other moms into solving their own problems. DREAD We […]

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Conversations That Matter

“HELP! My home is pure chaos.” My conversation with an overwhelmed mom.

July 26, 2017

Q: HELP! My home is pure chaos. A: Ok, ok. Breathe. I got you. Can you tell me what kind of chaos?  Q: I have no idea. A: Ok, let me ask it this way. (Multiple choice, shall we?) Is the chaos environmental? Or relational?  Q: Do I have to pick just one? A: Ha! […]

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This Thing Called Home (the book)

I wrote a book and yes, it’s for every woman.

July 3, 2017

Here’s the thing. I needed it. I needed this book. I needed a certain kind of help so that I could stop failing at the home stuff. I looked everywhere and I couldn’t find it. I started teaching myself this stuff and when I opened up to talk to other ladies about it…it wasn’t anything […]

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