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Healthy Processed Food

The right foods, most often, are whole foods—organic, unprocessed, just the way it would look if you plucked it off the tree or the vine. But are there any processed foods that can be healthy too?
The answer is yes—as long as you know what you’re looking for....

But Mommy, You Were Too Busy

As I successfully continued my tidying around the house, my daughter called me again. “Mom, are you coming? I really need you!” “Yes, honey, just give Mommy one more minute. I’ve got to get this done.”

33 Verses about Fear and Anxiety to Remind Us: God is in Control

Worry, anxiety, fear…can overwhelm us with a thick shadow of darkness, controlling our every move and decision.  But reading over these passages, they replaced the other things in my mind that I’d battled against.

Learn them, and let them reduce or remove your fear!

5 Reasons Your Life is Not a Mess

Yes, life will be busy, that's the way it goes. But it does not have to be a mess. If I want life to change, the first shift is my thinking.

My life is not a mess.  Neither is yours.  Here's why.

Family and Friends Prolong Life

We humans are social creatures by nature. It’s in our genes that we’re more likely to not just survive, but also to thrive in health and wellness when we work together.
If you find the life of a "loner" tough, here's an ironclad case to seek out community - and reap multiple benefits from it!

When You Feel too Busy to Enjoy Life

On the outside we looked like a happy all-American family, but on the inside I was exhausted and burned out.  Most importantly, I was way too busy to actually enjoy life.  I had to make a change!

Installing Bathroom Tile Like a Pro

Updating the flooring can help infuse new life into tired, outdated bathrooms. For an upscale, polished look that doesn’t have to break the bank, take a look at these steps to intall tile flooring. 

Dinnertime Drama

My temptation is to give up and scrap family dinners completely; let the kids eat PBJ sandwiches in front of the TV while my husband and I hide in our bedroom eating bowls of cereal. This would certainly be the more peaceful route.

But peace isn’t our goal.

Mother's Touch Brings Life to Newborn Baby

Doctors told Kate Ogg that her newborn son would not make it.  But this mother's idea and determination ended in a miracle!

This is a beautiful, powerful story that highlights one mother’s perspective of how her instinct to hold and talk to her baby changed their lives.

5 Empowering Scriptures for the Woman Struggling with Body Image

There’s certainly nothing wrong with wanting to take care of our bodies. The problem occurs when we’re no longer happy with who we see in the mirror and when we try to change ourselves.
If digitally enhanced images and the media are not good places to find examples and representations of true beauty, where should we look?

Rest: The Forgotten Key to Our Emotional Well-Being

We live in a world where late nights and early mornings validate our human struggle, where doing without physical or emotional sustenance equates with a personal suffrage of sorts. We pass the days telling ourselves when this project is over or this season is done, then we can rest - and we believe those lies.

4 Ways Singleness Is Harder Than Marriage (And 4 Helpful Tips!)

Singleness is overwhelming, frustrating at times, intimidating, tiring, and very often isolating. There are many joys that come from living an independent lifestyle, too, but I often wonder if marriage would be harder than singleness, or if being on my own is actually as difficult as it daily can feel...

Fun, Healthy Lunchbox Ideas

The daily routine of packing foods for lunchtime may seem boring, but the food inside those lunchboxes doesn't have to be. Consider your students' personality when planning school lunches.

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