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Tips, strategies, and lessons that female entrepreneurs can use to keep their home life in balance while building a thriving business.

A New Kind of Date Night

A New Kind of Date Night

I tried something new yesterday and I had so much fun! The past two weeks have been getting stressful in my house. I think my girls have spring fever! Here in Michigan we got some really nice and warm weather awhile back and then things got a little colder again. Everyone wants out of the house and we are ready for the sunshine! The past two weeks have brought constant bickering and tears between my girls. Do you ever have…

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10 Easy Ways to Love on Your Husband

10 Easy Ways to Love on Your Husband

If you have never read the book, The 5 Love Languages, I would highly recommend it. It is one of the books that helped change my marriage. This book talks about finding out how you give and receive love and then teaches you to love your spouse in the way that matters most to them. It is fantastic. The book explains that your spouse might think of love differently than you. Your husband may feel loved if you spend time…

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Talking Marriage in Church

Talking Marriage in Church

Marriage is one of those topics that I think the church tends to shy away from addressing. You know those topics like living together before marriage, abortion, same sex marriage, submission, and tithing; all those topics that might upset someone in the church if you speak out about them. Or, all of those topics that the church is slowly losing ground on because we are afraid of stepping on the toes of others, or appearing judgmental. Well, I think marriage…

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5 Common Mistakes in Marriage

5 Common Mistakes in Marriage

“And they lived happily ever after…” We have all read the stories that end like this and if you’re like most people this is the way you hope your life story will go. However, if you are like most people, you have learned that real life doesn’t go like we plan. Four years ago my marriage fell apart. I was an awful wife; my husband couldn’t honestly say he had been a great husband, life as we knew it was…

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Are You a Fun Wife?

Are You a Fun Wife?

There we were sitting by the water, eating dinner, and talking. No interruptions. No having to cut food into tiny pieces. No having to run to the restroom multiple times with each child. No having to get up a million times to pick up a sippy cup or toy that has been thrown down.  It was just me and my husband sitting down to an enjoyable dinner out. We had traveled from Michigan to Florida for a 3 night getaway…

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5 Books That Changed My Life and Marriage

5 Books That Changed My Life and Marriage

Almost 5 years ago my life as I knew it fell apart. It turned out I wasn’t who I thought I was. My marriage was falling apart. I lost the confidence to accomplish daily tasks. It took about everything in me just to take care of my girls (we had two at that time). There were times I wanted to give up because I had no idea how to make things better. I felt lost… lonely… confused… devastated. My mind…

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