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 […]

Tell Your Children the True Meaning of The Holidays with these Children’s Christian Books

Tell Your Children the True Meaning of The Holidays with these Children’s Christian Books

I love the holidays.  Halloween leads into Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving leads into Christmas, Christmas into New Year’s Eve and so forth.  It’s such a fun, festive time of year and a great time to get ourselves and our children into the spirit of giving. But, this time of year also usually comes with a lot of busyness and […]

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 […]

Keep Your Kids Busy While Working From Home

Keep Your Kids Busy While Working From Home

A Working From Home Mom’s Guide to Keeping Your Kids Busy While Working From Home. I’ve been working from home for two years now. The first year I worked full time from home while my daughter went to pre-school for most of the day. After the first year and our second child arrived, I decided […]

Increase Your Breast Milk Supply

Increase Your Breast Milk Supply

Increase Your Breast Milk Supply With These Tips   Most nursing mothers go through it at some point:  a decrease in our milk supply.  It’s usually caused by one or several things, which can include birth control, stress, sickness, dieting, and sometimes the reason is unknown.  I recently went through a period where my breast […]

Godly ways to handle conflict in marriage

Godly ways to handle conflict in marriage

How to handle conflict in marriage in a Godly way   Conflict in marriage.  It’s inevitable. No matter how wonderful of a marriage you have, you will have conflict at some point or another, whether it be over something so simple as changing the toilet paper roll to something more serious such as disciplining your […]

Why Losing My Children Is Not My Worst Fear…

Why Losing My Children Is Not My Worst Fear…

I used to say my worst fear would be to lose my children on this earth. It’s not anymore. I sat on my knees last night at my daughter’s bedside humbly shedding tears submitting to Him and understanding losing them is no longer my worst fear. My worst fear would be if they grew to […]

Do This With All The Quotes You’ve Pinned on Pinterest

Don’t you just love all the inspiring quotes on Pinterest?  But what usually happens to them?  They stay on your “Quotes” board, to never be seen again.  I decided to put those quotes to good use. I started by taking the quotes that share good lessons for children, and teaching them to my daughter a lesson […]