Seven Easy Tips: How to Get Your Daughter to Say No Ebook

alyssa09I enjoy Alyssa Avant’s writing and follow her blog, Beauty By Design. She is a really sweet, Southern Christian lady and I enjoy the opportunity to share her with you. Alyssa Avant is a Christian writer, speaker, and business owner whose mission is to turn the hearts of girls towards God. She combines her experience in the modeling industry and as youth and children’s director to reach out to girls pressured and confused by the messages of style, fashion, and beauty. Continue reading “Seven Easy Tips: How to Get Your Daughter to Say No Ebook”

Mom Lounge, Postpartum Depression – twitter moms: the influential moms network

This video is really informational about Postpartum Depression (PPD). I wanted to post this before continuing with my journey because it is so useful! I can relate to so much of what they are talking about – even the “obsessional” neatness issue.

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From the Beginning…

“Transformation is not a light switch. It is a process.”

This is a statement our Pastor made in his sermon yesterday – and I could totally relate.

Just about two years ago, I was still pregnant with Georgie. I was working full-time and really loved my job. I had a lot of responsibility and it was challenging, rewarding work. I interacted with a wide variety of people – and my coworkers were Da Bomb!
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Easy Relaxation Tips for Busy Moms

It seems like there is no rest of the weary. And, the weary person is usually mom. Moms take care of hearth and home, but who takes care of her? If you are a busy mom, learn to value yourself as a person and schedule personal time.

Personal time is a necessary part of being a person. Each of us has the capacity to nurture others but that type of care takes its toll. Continue reading “Easy Relaxation Tips for Busy Moms”

Little Girls Should Have Big Imaginations


I am thrilled to welcome, Alyssa Avant, of Beauty by Design Ministries to The Cafe today, and excited to share this article, from her, with you.

Little girls love to play dress up, dream of being grown up and create tea parties for their teddy bears, or are these activities lost in the new age hustle and bustle and avalanche of technology? Are they being replaced by Wii games, dancing to Ipod music and created dream houses on computer games or hand held Nintendo DS systems? Continue reading “Little Girls Should Have Big Imaginations”