Category: <span>Taming the Clock</span>

Boundaries! Pandemic! and the Single Mom Who Works From Home

We are talking about the necessity and benefits of establishing boundaries for ourselves and our kids. As business-minded, entrepreneurial Christian single moms, building in mostly-non-negotiable boundaries benefits us in several ways: 1) We get time for work, devotional time, or housework 2) The kids get alone time to daydream, get …

The Need and Necessity of Setting Boundaries for Yourself and Your Children

https://youtu.be/O2ao37bTj4I   Today we are continuing our conversation around boundaries building further on a previous blog post, the necessity of instilling boundaries for yourself and your children. We discussed some of the many benefits of those boundaries for your children directly.  Many parents don’t have boundaries for their kids because …

Gathering as a Family for Mealtimes

Monday #Momday: Remember our new identity statement that showed up a couple weeks ago? [bctt tweet=”The SMART Christian single Mom is a Godly, intentional, single mother wisely and carefully using the resources of time and money God has given her to manage the needs of her house and home well.” …

Planning Ahead to Have a Little Fun Now and Then. . .

This has been a different week!  It is the first week since beginning this blog, when a blog post was not written on the usual #Thrive Thursday last week.  You see, I have my weeks run from Thursday to Wednesday because normally, I am able to get at least one …

Showing Up to Life a Mess! Mom Life. . .

One of the ways women are often accused of being late, is spending too much time in the bathroom! They have to “put on their face” and won’t be caught dead outside the house without it. They have to pick just the right colour combo to match their desired look …

Taming the Clock: Be On Time!

#Thrive Thursday: As some may have noted last week, I began a year-long method of organizing what I want to share with you, breaking it down by quarter, then by month and then by week, on top of already have daily themes that help me stay organized as to when …

Because of Christ’s Victory over Sin, You can Tune out Entitlement and Tune in to Serve

Today is Sonday on the Facebook page and group, a day to consider all that God is teaching us, speaking to us about, Scripture verses, worship songs, etc. I shared on Friday how through Christ’s death and resurrection, we have a new advantage over the problems sin brings into our …

What Does Good Friday Have to Do With De-Cluttering?!

#GoodFriday everyone! I previously shared some behaviours and thought patterns that have led many to experience clutter around their homes. Everything begins with the mind. From “keeping up with the Jones’s” to “shopping therapy” to materialistic teachings in the Prosperity Gospel in various churches, consumerist culture is promoted as something …

Cluttered Homes, Minds, and Societal Expectations

Clutter! Warning! This post may offend some! Clutter seems to be a hot topic right now across various social media channels I follow. It is one of those things that can build up quickly and seemingly out of nowhere! I know this first-hand because I spent many years living in …