5 Tips To Keep Stress Down When Change is Coming

5 Tips To Keep Stress Down When Change is Coming

Change is coming in our household and it seems everyone is having trouble adjusting, including myself! Adjusting to the idea of another baby, adjusting to the idea of sharing mommy, adjusting to the idea of having our first baby boy… yep, you read that right, It’s A Boy! And while the excitement of our little […]

An Upbeat Version of the Christian Classics You Listened to as a Kid

An Upbeat Version of the Christian Classics You Listened to as a Kid

The Mommies’ passion is to help parents steer their kids in the right direction and teach them how to live for Jesus. Fun music that teaches about God and His Word can help do just that. About a week ago, we posted a playlist of upbeat Christian “pop” music that kids and teens will love. […]

Upbeat Christian Playlist for Kids & Teens

Upbeat Christian Playlist for Kids & Teens

What are your kids’ favorite songs? If I had to guess, (and the same goes for my daughter), they are drawn to the catchy pop songs on mainstream radio.  My issue with this is that (some of) the messages in these songs are what I would deem inappropriate for my kids to hear. I’ve listened […]

Simplify Your Life in 2016

Simplify Your Life in 2016

I hope everyone had a happy New Year!  Do you ever feel overwhelmed?  Like you are being pulled in 50 different directions?  I recently went through a period where I felt this way.  I couldn’t enjoy the simple things in life because I was trying to do too much at once. Although 2015 was an […]

Staying Merry All Season Long

Staying Merry All Season Long

With so much on our plates as moms, sometimes it’s a challenge staying merry all season long. From all the gift preparations the holidays bring to the baking, from housecleaning to traveling and the list goes on and on. Basically, extreme busyness usually accompanies this season and busyness can easily lead to stress. If you […]

One Simple Trick That Gives Patience and Helps Your Children to Behave Better

One Simple Trick That Gives Patience and Helps Your Children to Behave Better

Do this one simple thing that takes one second to gain more patience and to gain more responsiveness from your children. Do you ever feel like you’re going mad asking your toddler over and over and over to do the same thing? Do you feel like a broken record asking them to brush their teeth […]

Patience is a choice – choose joy

Patience is a choice – choose joy

I’m in the trenches this week with my little ones. One is fighting sleep, waking every hour, feeling separation anxiety and crying… a lot! The other is slightly regressing, wanting to be the baby, whining versus using her words and wanting me… a lot! Both kids are acting jealous of one another and at the […]

Homeschool – The Reality…

Homeschool – The Reality…

Amanda with Clear Sunshine has been married for almost 15 years.  Together, they have three munchkins, who keep them busy, laughing, and slightly crazy! Amanda started Clear Sunshine a little over a year ago, with the intent of sharing all she was learning about living a cleaner, pure lifestyle (chemical free beauty and cleaning products, food with real ingredients and less […]