Creating the Day You Want to Wake Up To!

I don’t know about you, but there’s a few things I don’t want to wake up to. A dirty kitchen is one. Piles of laundry is another. Then there is the day packed to the rim with things I have to do. Not fun things. Days like that are never fun. It’s even harder when I’m dragging my kids along with me. I’ve had many days like this. I wake up with all the things I have to do in {Read More}

How to be “Involved” in Ways that Really Matter

Have you ever heard this saying by Theodore Roosevelt: “Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care”? Caring takes involvement. Caring takes being present. We are involved in a lot of things today, but how much time do we take to be involved with people . . . really involved? How many minutes did you spend on Facebook or email yesterday, compared to having a face-to-face conversation? It’s easy to send out 140-character tweets. It’s {Read More}

Tried & True: Time Management Tips for Moms On-The-Go

Tried & True: Time Management Tips for Moms On-The-Go Last week, I shared some of my favorite ‘Life Management’ Secrets for Moms. Today, I wanted to zone in on the topic of scheduling, calendars, and time management specifically. Since a lot of life management as a mom is planning and preparing, I want to encourage you with a few tried and true tips for managing your time. Choose the Right Calendar – If you keep losing the paper calendar or it’s {Read More}

8 Genius Ideas for Your Homeschool

      8 Genius Ideas for Your Homeschool   I’ve been a homeschooling mom for 20 years, and I’ve graduated three students. Two are college graduates, and the third is working on his degree. After adopting seven more children I’m starting completely over. Homeschooling: The most genius thing I’m doing this time around is not stressing out. @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet The most genius thing I’m doing this time around is not stressing out. We’re using Sonlight for preschool and {Read More}

The One Thing God Asks

The One Thing God Asks Sometimes being available to God means crossing an ocean to be a missionary or moving a thousand miles or starting a crisis pregnancy center. But sometimes, even harder, following God is in the small stuff. Sometimes following God is in the small stuff. @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet Years ago, a book Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff became popular. And while we shouldn’t worry or fret over things that are inconsequential, we do have to commit {Read More}

An Unexpected Life

  Growing up I liked to imagine what my future would be like. I imagined living in the small, California town that I grew up in. I pictured getting married, having a few children, and teaching elementary school. None of that came true. Not even close. Growing up I liked to imagine what my future would be like… None of that came true. @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet Instead, I became a teen mom, having my son at age seventeen. Becoming {Read More}

A Lesson on Time

A Lesson on Time   In my life, I don’t have any real enemies, but if there is one intangible thing that I always seem to be fighting against, it’s TIME. It robs me when I need him most. It turns little cares into big concerns when it hurries on and I still have no answer. Every tick-tick it takes me one step closer to “never getting all this done.” I remember a time in my life when TIME was particularly {Read More}

What I Hope For . . . x 10!

What I Hope For . . . x 10! Sometimes I can’t believe my life now. In the last few months I’ve written a novelization of a movie, and I’ve chatted with a production company about their meetings to turn my books into movies. I’ve signed contracts to write more books. Lots more books. I’ve been interviewed on radio programs, and I get to interview other authors on my own show. Is this my life?! When I was a young {Read More}

Work-at-Home Mom and Work-at-Home Dad

We’ve launched a new adventure in the Goyer home. My husband, John, has a new job and has started working from home. Since I work at home as an author, that makes two of us. Yet, even though we’re both at home, our “styles” are amazingly different. Offices: Both John and I have offices. Just last month we moved into a new house that had two spaces for our two offices. His has been set up. Mine is mostly boxes {Read More}

The Mission and Ministry of Motherhood | Plus a Giveaway

I’m always on the lookout for new parenting resources. As a full-time mommy and writer, I’m constantly searching for inspiration and tips on ways to balance my career and family life. When I discovered these two foundational books, I knew I had to share them with you! Do you long for your home to be life-giving and peaceful? Is it your desire to pass on a legacy of righteousness to your children? Do you struggle to balance the duties of {Read More}

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