July 2020

  • Picture of a girl who is lying down and has blonde curly hair. She has a smile on her face and has her hands on the face with her elbows on the ground. Above her picture are the words: how to make the most out of the time you have with kids.

    How to make the most out of time with Kids

    My oldest daughter turning 10 this year and I am freaking out a bit. So, I want to make sure that I make the most out of the time I have with my kids. In this post, I will share 10 ways you can make the most out of your time with kids. It seems…

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  • Do you have a hard time dieting? So do I! Click to read what stops me and what I am doing to live a healthier life.

    4 Reasons why I fail at Dieting

    I have never had any luck at sticking to a diet. I fail at dieting all the time. For me, it’s the same thing. Any weight I lose on a diet, I easily gain back. My parents go on a diet about 2-3 times a year. Each time, they lose 10 or more pounds and…

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  • The Best Parenting Advice Ever

    When you become a mom, you get lots of parenting advice. In this post, I will share with you the2 best pieces of parenting advice I ever got. When I had my first child, I was determined to not make any mistakes and to be the perfect parent. I had an image in my head…

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  • How to teach your kids to love God, teaching your children to love God

    How to teach your Kids to Love God

    My biggest wish for all 3 of my kids is that they know and love God. My deepest desire is for them to have a relationship with Him. Therefore, I regularly ask myself, how do to teach your kids to love God? In this post, I will share with you 5 things you can do…

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  • 8 Strategies to not let housework ruin your marriage

    8 Strategies to not let housework ruin your marriage

    Have you ever let a dirty house or any other type of housework get the better of you and led you to fight with your spouse? Me too! Today, I am going to share 8 strategies I use that keep me from ruining my marriage over housework.   My Weakness I have a confession to…

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  • Life Lessons from Kids: jealousy

    Since becoming a parent, I have been learning some pretty awesome life lessons. This week, I learned about jealousy. One of the things I love most about having kids is seeing them learn and watch them grow. But, over the last seven years, my kids are not the only ones who have changed. I have…

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  • A mother holding her child. Both faces are facing the camera. The picture has text overlay that says: 6 things you can do to create memories

    6 things You Can do To Create Memories

    I love to create memories, but I hate getting my picture taken. In this post, I want to share how I started becoming afraid and the 6 things I am doing to change my behaviour. I am full of fear that I will look back and only see how fat and bad I look. My…

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  • My struggles with meal planning, #mealplanning, #dinner

    My enormous struggle with meal planning

    I love the idea of meal planning once a month and then just preparing the meals on the days of the week. I know that there are many benefits to meal planning. My struggle with meal planning 3 Benefits to meal planning 1. Save money Making a plan saves you money. When you have a…

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  • 6 Types of Books Children should read

    6 Types of Books Children should read

    My children love to read. But with all the options out there, it’s hard to know what types of books we should let our kids read. In this post, I will share 6 types of books children should read. One of the main reasons my children love to read so much is because we have…

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  • A picture of a man kissing a women. They are off in the distance on a hill with a beautiful sunset. Above the picture are the words: How to make time for your marriage. Below the picture are the words: www.onedeterminedlife.com

    How to make time for your marriage

    How much time do you spend with your husband? Today I want to share with you how to make time for your marriage. I know that for me, it never seems to be enough and I am always looking for ways to spend more time with my husband.  My younger years When I was a teenager,…

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  • tame your tongue, stop arguments and hurt feelings before they start. Live a better christian life

    4 ways to tame your tongue

    Words can be used to build up or to destroy. They are extremely powerful. Today, I want to share 4 ways to tame your tongue. Today, I am so happy to have worked with Amber, she shares with us something that we can all relate to.  Learn more about Amber at the bottom of this blog…

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  • A mom sitting cross legged in front of her child. The child is reaching up and cupping the mothers face with its hands. The mom and child are sitting on a carpet in front of a window. Above the picture are th words: 7 common problems toddlers face. At the picture are the words: onedetrminedlife.com

    7 common problems toddlers face

    As a mother, I want to know what is normal and what is not. In this post, I will share 7 common problems that toddlers face. Those nine months of pregnancy may have felt like years. But,  once your little one is in your arms (literally!), things can go pretty quickly. In Fact, it may…

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