Intentional Living

The holiday season is a wonderful time of family, friends and celebration. Don't let the busyness of the season overtake you. Focus on what truly matters.

3 Ways to Be Intentional during the Holiday Season

Aaaah the holiday season…. how sweet it is! It is a beautiful time of year. Music playing through the air. Picture perfect decorations outfit windows everywhere you go. An increased number of giggles can be heard as children get more and more excited with each passing day. But there’s also the stress of the holiday meal. […] Read more…

Want to be more intentional in organization? Take some time to reorganize, declutter and repurpose with these 3 secrets for intentional organization.

3 Secrets to Intentional Organization

The definition for organizing is “the action of organizing something”.  What a sweet and simple definition, right?   They make it sound so easy but I know many of us mommas find organizing a REAL struggle. The definition for intentional is “done with a purpose”. So what if we combined the word intentional to the beginning […] Read more…

"The days are long, but the years are short" - Gretchen Rubin If you are a homeschool Mama I feel this applies even more in our journey of Motherhood. We are with our kids all day long, every day, which causes one to assume that we are connecting with our kids all the time. Quite the opposite is the case, there are so many reasons homeschool parents can get distracted from the primary focus.

How to Prioritize Intentional One-on-One Time with Each of Your Children

I was a young mother in my local Mom’s Club.  One of the other mothers was a bit more experienced, a.k.a. She had 3 more children than I did.  What impressed me about her was that not only did she have 3 more children, but she spent intentional one-on-one time with each of them individually […] Read more…

Simple ways to be intentional with the plethora of information, samples, and catalogs that you receive at a homeschool convention.

Being Intentional With all that Information from a Homeschool Convention

  Every year for the last three years I have attended the Teach Them Diligently Homeschool Convention held in Nashville at the Opryland Hotel. The convention is three days of sessions and an exhibit hall that is filled with information, notes, tips, brochures, handouts, advice, books, and curriculum. You can imagine how much paper piles […] Read more…

Intentionally teaching to your child's gifts brings powerful quality to your child's learning. 7 tips for intentionally teaching to your child's gifts are:

Intentionally Teaching to Your Child’s Gifts

  If you and I sat down to chat about intentionally teaching to your child’s gifts, I am guessing you already know where your child naturally shines. Each of us know there are things we just learn easily, and the same is true for your child. Intentionally teaching to your child’s gifts can enrich the […] Read more…

The Remarkable Truth About Intentional Family Devotions

The Remarkable Truth About Intentional Family Devotions

Years ago, our Wednesday night Pastor was going through the book of Revelation and my husband and I we were hooked on end times prophecy. This inspired us to do an in-depth Bible study on the book Daniel as a family. The greatest thing about this family study was that our oldest kids, ages 11 […] Read more…

Tricia shares 5 intentional steps to creating great health habits. Her tips are both simple and practical to follow and implement in your own life.

5 Intentional Steps to Creating Great Health Habits

You already know a healthy lifestyle will lead to a better quality of life but did you know that in order to achieve a healthy lifestyle it’s absolutely necessary to be intentional about creating and implementing good health habits? I’m a busy homeschool mom and just like you I get tired and overwhelmed. I often […] Read more…

Learn about intentional learning fun in your homeschool plus get five great tips for helping your implement this positive practice.

How to Have Intentional Learning Fun in Your Homeschool

Have you ever asked your kids what they remember from your homeschool day?  How do they respond to recalling last week’s homeschool lessons?  Or have loved ones, even strangers, asked your kids about their homeschooling experiences?  How do your kids answer? I ask you these questions based on personal experience.  When we began homeschooling and […] Read more…

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