Why I’m Not Fond of the Saying, “Happy Wife, Happy Life”

Why I'm Not Fond of the Saying, "Happy Wife, Happy Life"

The other day my husband and I were in a serious conversation. My heart was hurting and I was completely overwhelmed with life while I felt like my husband was living with no burdens at all. To me, it seemed as if all of the responsibilities of our lives were resting on my shoulders while he was living on easy street. After we talked more

I’m Done!

Wives of the Bible book

It’s time for me to take a ministry break from writing and podcasting here because I’m mentally and physically worn out!   I know if I continue to press on in spite of my fatigue, I’d be no good to my husband, my sons, nor you. So for now, I’m done!  I’m going off the grid and stepping away from my computer. I’ve also got

How I’m Balancing My Hormones Naturally

How I'm Balancing My Hormones Naturally

I was at my wit’s end.  I was losing it emotionally with my husband.  I was biting my kids’ heads off.  I was gaining weight just by looking at food.  And my sugar cravings were off the charts. I knew my hormones were completely whacked and out of control even though I was doing everything I could to keep them balanced. My body was revolting

7 Ways to Help Your Husband Excel

7 Ways to Help Your Husband Excel

Shattered dreams.  Desperate.  Depressed. He’s felt like a failure as a provider for the last 7 years.  As his wife, I can’t help but look at him with compassion as he tries to do whatever he can to provide for us. Back in 2007, when the economy started to collapse, so did his business.  It was a staggering blow to his confidence. To this day,

Are You Growing Weary in Your Marital Journey?

Are You Growing Weary in Your Marital Journey?

We sat across the table at the coffee shop and I sat there intently listening to her story… She was a broken and hurting wife. She felt betrayed and abandoned by her husband. He emotionally checked out on life, his marriage, and the raising of his daughters. The trials of his life became too hard for him to bear. Horrific things happened to him when

Do You Have the ‘X’ Factor in Your Mothering?

Do You Have the 'X' Factor in Your Mothering?

(Please note, this post is written specifically for the married mom.) Mothering….the responsibility of raising, shaping, and caring for a child/ren is straight-up hardwork.  Kids have constant needs whether it’s late night feedings, dirty diapers, temper tantrums, or navigating the hormonal shifts of a teenager. Now, I don’t know about you, but it seems like my ‘job’ of mothering my kids never ends.  Whether I’m

How to Find Peace as a Wife When Facing Financial Storms (Episode #58)

How to Find Peace as a Wife When Facing Financial Storms

The worrying. The fear. The control. When the financial storms blew my way, I was a wife who freaked out. The loss of our business. The loss of our home. Living below the poverty level for more years than I cared to, I knew I needed to learn how to have peace since being broke was my new normal. This was my life, so what was

If You’re Not a Wife with a Strong Personality Don’t Bother Reading This

If You're Not a Wife with a Strong Personality Don't Bother Reading This

Tenacious.  Determined.  Intense.  Does any of this sound like you?  It certainly resonates with me! Before I had a personal relationship with Jesus Christ I wrestled with my personality. As a woman, I couldn’t quite figure out how to deal with my renegade like style and my warrior tenacity. Then when I got saved and hung out with a bunch of Christian women, I didn’t know how to be