Jenn’s Tips (Vol. 7): Create a more peaceful and focused day with a schedule (7QT Vol. 4)

  One day, after a particularly stressful morning, I stumbled upon this post from Jen Fulwiler, and it seemed like an answer to my prayers. She wrote about how she was inspired by Mother Teresa’s schedule for the Missionaries of Charity. Mother Teresa had created a schedule that was peaceful and … Continue reading

Jenn’s Tips (Vol. 6): Clothing a family on a budget

I’ve begun the process of purchasing Parker’s Fall/Winter wardrobe (no need to purchase for Austin most of the time as he just gets Parker’s hand me downs), so I thought it was a good time to share about my strategy for getting cute items at a reasonable price.   The … Continue reading

Jenn’s Tips (Vol. 4): How to breastfeed and be a working mom

My mom was passionate about breast feeding and taught me– long before I was married and ready for kids– about the many benefits of breast feeding. So for me there was never any debate as to whether or not I would breastfeed. The complication was that circumstances have also required … Continue reading

Jenn’s Tips (Vol. 2): My favorite workout videos for moms and moms-to-be

I think workout videos are awesome for moms because of the flexibility they offer. I enjoy walks or runs as a staple in my exercise routine, but workout videos can be great for strength training or when you can’t get out easily due to time of day, weather, kids sleeping, … Continue reading

Jenn’s Tips (Vol. 1): Be an advocate for your health and trust your instincts

I keep hearing about people bringing health concerns to their practitioners only to have those concerns dismissed. I’m sure the doctors are well-meaning and trying to be reassuring. The thing is, no one knows you or your children like you do, and you can pick up on small nuances that … Continue reading

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