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

Week 2 Health Challenge Update

Well it’s that time in the week where I want to not only share my successes and struggles with you but also to help hold me accountable. I missed a week one update so I’ll give you a little recap. I’m currently using Bikini Body Mommy’s FREE 90 day challenge for my workouts. 20 minutes 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.┬áToday 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

Thank A Farmer

Do you ever stay at home and avoid going out on cold days? I still do this but I was much more successful at it before we moved to our farm. Currently our farm isn’t much. We have about 30 chickens and 2 pigs and 3 dogs. But every morning and evening I have to Read More

One Excuse Day

When starting this 90 workout challenge offered FREE from Bikini Body Mommy I decided that I needed to make some changes and really think through how I was going to accomplish this without giving up or letting life get in the way. Basically I’ve had too many excuses in the past and have failed to Read More

Going Through the Motions

If you follow my Instagram you saw that yesterday was a hard day for me to get my workout done. It was really cold that morning and getting out of my nice warm bed and jammies was not something that I wanted to do. Lucky for me I made a BBM VIP friend that is Read More

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