5 Benefits of Regular Date Nights

16
Jan
2017
5 Benefits of Regular Date Nights

So, when was your last date night? Go ahead. Take a break and check your calendar. I did when I sat down to write this article because it had been almost a month since my hubby and I snuck away for a few hours alone! Yikes! It's embarrassing really. I know how I feel when I return from date night, so why is it so hard to get these on the calendar? For us it is a recent move to a newer community that has left us searching for sitter … {Read More...}

7 Tips to Being a Happy and More Productive Mom

9
Jan
2017
7 Tips to Being a Happy and More Productive Mom

It's a new year and time for new habits, right? If you are anything like me, over the past few weeks my days have become a jumbled mess and I need a reset. My inbox has been getting full of messages from moms wondering how I do it all and how they can catch up and feel better in their role. First, I do not do it all. However, I do have some tips that I use to reset myself to be happier and more productive at home. Read on if you are in need of … {Read More...}

A Year in Review: Favorite 10 Posts of 2016

2
Jan
2017
favorite posts of 2016

I love going back and doing a year in review and seeing what posts you loved the most!   Here is the collection. I know we have new readers. It always happens when the Confident Mom Weekly Household Planner is revealed for another year! New moms discover my site and I love that blessing. We had a year full of adventure - selling our home of 9 years and 80% of our belongings and moving to a remote beach community. You can read more on … {Read More...}

DIY Frankincense and Myrrh Lip Balm Moisturizer

22
Dec
2016
DIY Frankincense and Myrrh Lip Balm Moisturizer

I am rushing around getting ready to leave town to visit family, but I had to post this awesome DIY recipe for you. I know if we've been having cold and dry weather here on the (normally rainy) Washington Coast, that you all must be dry as a bone too! Our lips have needed extra moisture and even our skin. This powerful DIY recipe has lots of good stuff in it and nothing you wouldn't want. A good friend of mine shared a similar recipe with me … {Read More...}

A Joyful Start to Your Morning

8
Dec
2016
A Joyful Start to Your Morning

Now that winter is upon us, it certainly takes a bit more energy and coaxing to get out of a nice, cozy warm bed and begin our day. What helps you get your morning mood going in a positive direction? I have several must have's for my mornings. I've shared my morning devotional time reading and about having a morning routine, but I have not really shared with you my secret - really yummy coffee! Coffee. I am quite the coffee snob for sure. … {Read More...}

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