Is Screen-Free Parenting Easier (and does it even matter?)

Is Screen-Free Parenting Easier (and does it even matter?)

A friend of mine sounded pretty flustered when she said, “I’ve been meaning to ask you something.” “How do you handle screens at your house?” I didn’t go into my long list of blog posts I’ve written on this topic like unplugging as a family and why it’s essential, and how to know if your…

Finding Peace of Mind in Marriage While Raising Children

Finding Peace of Mind in Marriage While Raising Children

One of the biggest questions I get about marriage is this: How can I make peace with the fact that my partner gets to go off to work while I stay home with the children. In my last workshop, this was the No. 1 question that women voted on — clearly this is a source of…

Seasons of Motherhood and What I’m Loving Right Now

Seasons of Motherhood and What I’m Loving Right Now

The locusts are singing their songs outside all day. I imagine them winding up like tops as they grow louder and louder, and then fizzle away. This is the chaos of summer ending. Noticing. Paying attention. And feeling more space and clarity as children go back to school, routines become more predictable and life becomes…

How to Build a Happy Marriage (Even When You’re Exhausted)

How to Build a Happy Marriage (Even When You’re Exhausted)

Maintaining a healthy marriage is top of mind in many of the circles of women I know. I’ve been getting a ton of questions and feedback for my upcoming free workshop Create a Mindful Marriage Philosophy that proves this is a huge concern for so many modern, busy mothers. We have a huge group of women…

Ideas for Building a Mindful Marriage While Raising Children

Ideas for Building a Mindful Marriage While Raising Children

In my work with Abundant Mamas around the world the last five years, one thing has been very clear: building a mindful marriage is at the heart of everything we need and want to be doing. But there’s so little time to make it happen. This is by far one of the most common frustrations…

Why You Should Focus Right Now on Building a Healthy Marriage

Why You Should Focus Right Now on Building a Healthy Marriage

During every single one of my Abundant Mama class sessions, the topic of marriage comes up strongly. Hundreds of moms around the world who are busy raising kids and leading a busy life sign up because they think they need to be better mothers — and many stay on that focus, for sure. But some learn…

A Fun Tool to Deal with Money Matters in Marriage

A Fun Tool to Deal with Money Matters in Marriage

I’m not sure I can count the number of disagreements my husband and I have had about money over the years. We can leave it at many. Money matters in marriage are tricky. And disputes over managing money is one of those big reasons couples end up divorced — or at least disgruntled. And it can easily destroy families….

The Power of Waking Up to Your Life

The Power of Waking Up to Your Life

As a mother, it’s easy to get lost in the day’s to-dos. The musts quickly rise to the surface and take over. And there are some days when that’s all it seems that gets done. That is fine most of the time. But there’s another part of this life and existence that’s harder. And it’s…

5 Simple Truths Tired Moms Forget All About

5 Simple Truths Tired Moms Forget All About

When I was pregnant, I remember a very vivid conversation I had with my mom. She was packing up to move 700 miles away. Our time was limited. I was a very miserable twin mama-in-waiting — with a stomach so huge I am not sure how I managed to get around. “I’m tired,” I said….

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