Mom Encouragement

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How I Stopped Hating Homemaking

Homemaking and I haven’t always gotten along. When I was first married and working, I viewed my household responsibilities as burdens, and I complained. A lot. So when I became a stay at home mom and homemaking was my full time role, I had a difficult time adjusting. Very quickly I found myself despising my

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My Parents: 25 Days 25 Ways to Care

This post brought to you by Create the Good. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Queen of the Household. Taking good care of our homes is important, and I love sharing tips for decluttering and loving your homes. However, if we spend the day doing all of our homemaking duties, but get

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Perfect Homemaking, toys on couch

When my husband and I were first married, we lived in a mobile home. I thought of it as temporary because we planned to only live there for a few years and then buy a “real” home. But we got married in 2008, the year of the economic downturn, and my husband and I were

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If you ever feel discouraged as a stay at home mom, check out these 6 ways to keep your sanity! #1 is something most moms forget to do.

Do you ever feel like you are going IN SANE as a stay at home mom?! You are not alone! Running a household while meeting the constant needs of a little one can be down-right tiring and even discouraging at times as a mom. Before staying home two years ago, I worked full time as

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Does life have you feeling run down and worn out? Try putting these tips into action to brighten your spirit!

Have you ever had a season of life were you felt run down and unmotivated? Maybe it lasted a few days or weeks or even months.  I’m not talking about really hard times like a death or a job loss. Just periods of time where you feel “blah” about life. Not too long ago, I

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The Reason We Can Afford for Me to be a SAHM and live on one income comfortably

  When I tell others that I am a stay-at-home-mom, I often hear working moms say that I am “lucky to be able to stay home.” I always respond with a smile, and tell them that I am so thankful to stay home, but what I really want to say is, “Honey, luck ain’t got

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5 Things that every new mom needs to hear!

My son will be two in just a few months. While that reality is starting to sink in, I started thinking about all the questions I had when I became a new mom. The questions that were deep down in my heart, but I didn’t dare ask out loud. Am I a good mom? Will