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My husband and I have been busy every weekend renovating the downstairs of our house, and now that pumpkin everything is popping up where ever you look, I’m feeling the pressure to finish by the holidays! We LOVE fixer upper stuff, so we do most...

I woke up one morning recently with an all too familiar feeling. Anxiety was creeping up on me. I could tell as soon as I opened my eyes. My heart felt fluttery (is that a word?), far more than it should have. I don’t think...

“Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.” - Jean de La Bruyère My nose was glued to my phone the second we hopped in the car. We were running a quick errand—my husband in the...

“Boundaries define us. They define what is me and what is not me. A boundary shows me where I end and someone else begins, leading me to a sense of ownership. Knowing what I am to own and take responsibility for gives me freedom.” –...

“Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others.” — Brene Brown A little over a year ago, I found myself sobbing in my kitchen with my head in my hands crying out, “What’s wrong with me?...

“Every human being must have boundaries in order to have successful relationships or a successful performance in life.” ~ Henry Cloud It’s 11:20 PM and Christina sits down for what feels like the first time all day. She should be climbing into bed because she can...

“On the seventh day God had finished his work of creation, so he rested from all his work. And God blessed the seventh day and declared it holy, because it was the day when he rested from all his work of creation.” – Genesis 2:2-3 Sometime during winter...

“Having a goal is a state of happiness.” – E.J. Bartek Sitting in the back corner of my closet (yes, you read that correctly, my closet), I finally found a moment of peace and quiet to think about what’s to come in 2018. It was the day...

“I used to be afraid of failing at something that really mattered to me, but now I'm more afraid of succeeding at things that don't matter.” – Bob Goff  Do you feel it? The squeeze. On your time, on your schedule, on your overstuffed life. There’s been...