Category: Life

Living The Best Life

There’s a lot of women out there right now that are screaming loudly for more women’s rights. They make women think that pursuing a career outside the home is the most important place a woman can be. In all their screaming they completely disrespect the life that women like myself choose to live! I choose Read More

Be Stronger Than Your Excuses

I have seen this saying over the past year that I have been trying to get my life together and add workouts into my daily life. But it never really sank in until recently.  I’ve successfully completed 45 days of Bikini Body Mommy’s FREE 90 Day Challenge. I have overcome my habits of binge watching TV Read More

Tiny House Beginnings: Why We Choose Tiny Living

Choosing to live in a tiny house wasn’t an easy decision. We looked at so many options to get us out on our property without creating a bunch of debt. Well, truthfully, we did get really excited about moving out here and went to a mobile home place and looked at getting a $180,000 loan Read More

Changing Bedtimes: How to help your children adjust. Part 1

Throwing Our Old Routine Out We are currently adjusting our regular bedtime routine we’ve had for many years because Cowboy is officially on a home every night truck route (Yay!) and I’m consistently waking early to get a workout in. We are tossing out the old times of being in bed around 9:00p.m. and waking Read More

Embracing Habits

I’m not a type A person. I’m pretty much the exact opposite. If you give me a to do list, schedule or even something as small as a routine I will completely fail at it. My brain just doesn’t function well that way. I’ve struggled for years trying to figure out how to keep my Read More

Week 4 Health Challenge Update

  Well its been 4 weeks since I started this new health challenge and it’s taken a turn for the worse. Its been 10 days of our family being sick and I started out so good staying on track and keeping up with eating well so I didn’t derail my progress. I did so well Read More

5 Tips to Surviving Homeschooling while Sick

When you homeschool there is no time for mom to be down sick. This cold I have is not fun. Cowboy is over the road with his current trucking job so I’m on my own. Bookworm is quite helpful when I’m sick and helps get everyone cereal for breakfast so I can get some extra Read More

Why Focusing On What Matters?

Why did I start a blog and name it Focusing on What Matters? 3 years ago our life changed more than I could have realized. We had a big decision on our hands. We had two choices. 1. We could stay in Colorado where all our family was and where we grew up but I Read More

5 Tips to Surviving a Bad Day on a Homestead

Life never stops and living on a beginning homestead life gets downright crazy some days. Today is a day that I’m feeling like just throwing in the towel and giving up and I ate all my feelings at lunch because of the crazy emotions. It all started out good. We got our chores done and the Read More

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