Simple Steps to a New Rhythm

15
Apr
2020

How are you doing? This new "normal" is quite strange, and if I am honest, my emotions have taken a big downward spiral on many occasions. Finding a rhythm for me and our new days at home has been critical. We mamas really are the thermostat for our homes, so what can we do to help ourselves be the best version each and every day? I have been examining this for myself. Yesterday I had a complete meltdown with homeschooling, not feeling … {Read More...}

The Lord Is My Refuge

24
Mar
2020

In the past few weeks, my heart has been aware of those of us who need to be reminded of how present God is. Yes, even in the midst of things that seem almost unreal. As we learn to navigate this season, with "unplanned homeschooling," "social distancing," and "families in close quarters," it can become almost too much to bear. It is a time to be drawing near to the Lord, instead of drawing near to the news media. All they do is share some … {Read More...}

Ideas for a Fun and Memorable Spring Break Staycation

13
Mar
2020

Are you planning a staycation for spring break this year? Whether you are staying home over concerns of the coronavirus, self-quarantine, school being canceled for a longer period of time, or because it's your tradition, The Confident Mom's 2020 Spring Break Staycation Activity Calendar has engaging boredom busters for kids and delightful activities to help you enjoy some family togetherness. Spring break is a time for decompressing from … {Read More...}

Keep Your Immune System in Tip-Top Shape

10
Mar
2020

There's a lot of scary headlines in the news lately when it comes to illness! It's perfectly normal to be worried about keeping yourself and your family healthy, it's what us moms do, right? But if I'm being honest, I'm not really all that worried. I feel confident in the steps I've taken to support my family's immune systems and you can too!. We strive to eat right, exercise, and give our bodies good quality REAL food. I am sure you already … {Read More...}

Ways to Help a Child Grieve the Loss of a Pet

29
Jan
2020

Oh, friends...it's been a rough few days. Let me share... We were getting ready for small group night (more on that soon!) when our ten-year-old came downstairs in a panicked, anxious state. His hamster “Bean” wasn’t moving and didn’t look good. Obviously not the best time with 20 people arriving at our house, but sure enough, Bean had died in the last hour. I was shocked. This sweet hamster had only been in our family for about seven … {Read More...}