Homemaking is too real and nitty-gritty for the likes of Martha Stewart. Making a home is not about putting on a perfect party or decorating the mantel just so.

Making a home is about creating a place for life to happen – and that’s both messy and joyous. We can embrace both.


How to Declutter Your Mind
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We all know the feeling. Your head is spinning; your mind is in overdrive. You try to multitask, putting out a fire here and remembering something else halfway though. We jump from one task to... Read More

Our job is to feed people.
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It’s so easy to feel worn down by our work in the home. The work is always needing to be done again, over and over, day after day. Won’t it ever stop?
 Do you want... Read More

Eat intentionally.
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Organize your attitude #49 Yes, what we eat affects our moods. You know it. I know it. We don’t like it, but it’s true. We’re used to looking at food and it’s effects on our... Read More

How to Build a Housework Framework
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Everything has a framework, whether it’s conscious or not. The government’s framework is the Constitution. Our education’s framework is made of our core principles. A computer software framework is the basic functionality before the frills... Read More

Share the load.
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Organize your attitude #46 “No, I’ll do it.” We often associate these words with two-year-olds, eager to enter the larger world and assert their independence. However, too often mothers are the ones saying it –... Read More

Why is homemaking hard?
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Before you were married or had kids, did you think homemaking would be an easy gig? I mean, dishes, laundry, sweeping, meals – it seems pretty basic. But it doesn’t take long for reality to... Read More

3 Ways to Make Hospitality a Habit
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So, we know that our home is for hospitality, but it seems so hard – it’s extra, and we have no room for extra. The one thing that makes hospitality so difficult is that we... Read More

Organize your purse.
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Organize your attitude #45 When we start feeling overwhelmed, crazy, and beat down by all the little things we’re trying to deal with in life, one of the best strategies to get out of our... Read More

Why Kids Need Chores
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Do your kids have chores? Do they do more than clean up their own rooms and their own messes? Are you preparing them in both habit and mindset to be helpers? I think it is... Read More