30 Useful Tasks For the Overwhelmed Mama (30 Minutes or Less)

I know a lot of moms that feel busy, overscheduled, or overwhelmed these days. Has it always been this way? Is this a product of our current society, with our after school hobbies and social media? But there is “busy,” and then there is “I’m so busy I feel like I’m failing.” I find myself there all too often, and I’ve heard many of my friends say the same things. “I’m too busy to keep on top of the dishes or stay on top of the laundry.” “I’m too busy and I feel like I’m doing a lousy job.” “We’re so

10 Great Books for the Homeschool Mom

Hey, homeschool mom. As you’re making out your wishlist for the new school year, happily plunking books for the kids in your virtual shopping basket,..have you stopped to peruse some books for yourself? I know, I know, you don’t have time to read right? (Neither do I. Truth is, I fit it in a page here, a few pages there. It’s hard work!) But it’s also true that we need encouragement, truth, and education, too. There are tons of books out there, and I’m sure there are plenty of great ones that I haven’t read and won’t list here today.