Today’s Opportunity Plan Day 51

In this unique season of family, we have the opportunity to be intentional about our self-care, our relationships, and even taking care of the home we live in. Sometimes we need a little vision, though. A plan. Some ideas that get us heading in the right direction. If...

Today’s Opportunity Plan Day 42

In this unique season of family, we have the opportunity to be intentional about our self-care, our relationships, and even taking care of the home we live in. Sometimes we need a little vision, though. A plan. Some ideas that get us heading in the right direction. If...

Today’s Opportunity Plan Day 27

In this unique season of family , we have the opportunity to be intentional about our self-care, our relationships, and even taking care of the home we live in. Sometimes we need a little vision, though. A plan. Some ideas that get us heading in the right direction....

More is not always better!

Do you know that you still, as a parent, deal with peer pressure? You sure do! And right now–as we shelter in place–it’s probably decreased in ways you haven’t even realized. Ten years ago, Mark and I wrote our Living With Less So Your Family...

Today’s Opportunity Plan Day 22

In this unique season of family , we have the opportunity to be intentional about our self-care, our relationships, and even taking care of the home we live in. Sometimes we need a little vision, though. A plan. Some ideas that get us heading in the right direction....

Today’s Opportunity Plan Day 9

In this unique season of family togetherness, we have the opportunity to be intentional about our self-care, our relationships, and even taking care of the home we live in. Sometimes we need a little vision, though. A plan. Some ideas that get us heading in the right...

My Clean Makeup Journey

Having cancer makes you look closely at what you put in your body.  Just a little over six years ago my breast cancer diagnosis started me on a clean eating journey. Once my treatment was over, my oncologist told me I had three jobs: Keep my weight at a healthy BMI....

Change Your Marriage By Changing Your Mind

Jill: In life, we’re all leaders—influencers—of others in some way. You might not think of yourself as a leader, but you are! If you’re a parent, you’re a leader of your children. You might be a leader at work. However, the most important person you need to lead is...

Customizable Cell Phone Contract

Looking for a way to manage kids and their cell phones? Check out our fully customizable cell phone agreement! Fill out the form below to receive your copy. (If you don’t see the form, click here to view the full page.)

It’s a Mom Getaway Day!

This is an open invitation to all the “Over” moms: Over-whelmed, Over- worked, and Over-It! If that’s you, October 26-27 is just for you! You’ll recharge your mom batteries, refresh your soul, and re-ignite your vision for your motherhood journey! The Mom...

Rest

There’s something that happens in August and December each year for Mark and me.  It’s a natural time to push the pause button. Focus on home and family. Take a deep breath. Clean out some drawers…and closets…and cabinets…and whatever...

Honesty and Abandon

Today’s post is a guest post by my friend Elisa Morgan. Elisa is an author and speaker. Her latest book is The Prayer Coin: Daring to Pray with Honest Abandon.  The book came in the mail right before Mark and I spent a week at Maranatha Bible Camp in Muskegan,...

Meeting Theresia

It was August. It was the first time I met this sweet girl who I’d prayed for and written to for nearly 10 years. This video captured my heart so well when I had the chance to meet Theresia in Tanzania!  (If you have trouble launching the video, you can also...

35 Kids To Celebrate 35 Years!

Mark: Are you looking for something unique to do as a couple?  What about something to do with your kids or grandkids this summer?  Something that would strengthen their communication skills, teach them about another part of the world, and build generosity in their...

He’s Holding Your Hand

The nurse walked into my room and said, “Jill it’s time to go. You’ll need to leave your glasses here.” Mark prayed for me, gave me a kiss and then waved as the nurse wheeled me out of my room towards my lumpectomy surgery. Without my glasses I...