Mini-Post: GoalGetting vs. Striving for Perfection

A few weeks into starting the planning process for this blog, I attended a bible study with some very wise women. We were discussing how much pressure we all feel to strive for constant perfection. There’s so much content out there on social media that encourages us to be perfect in appearance, in parenting, in… Continue reading Mini-Post: GoalGetting vs. Striving for Perfection

Personal Development

When Good Goals Go Bad

 My whole life I’ve been what you might call “strong-willed.” My parents had one child before me. My older brother was a sweet baby, simple to take care of, and easy to parent. They always asked each other, “why do people think parenting is so hard? This is a breeze!” And then I was… Continue reading When Good Goals Go Bad


Reading Recap – Notes from the Tilt-a-Whirl

Title and author: Notes from the Tilt-a-Whirl, N.D. Wilson Subtitle: Wide-eyed wonder in God’s Spoken World Year Published: 2009 Page Count: 197   My Personal Summary This book. Oh goodness. I’ll confess, this is not the first time I’ve read this book. I actually think it’s probably the third or fourth time. It was recommended… Continue reading Reading Recap – Notes from the Tilt-a-Whirl


Take a peek inside my Bullet Journal

 From the first moment my friend showed me her bullet journal, I couldn’t stop thinking about it. I’ve used day planners since high school, but none of them fit my exact needs, and I was always on the lookout for a better one. I needed the planner to have a monthly page for my… Continue reading Take a peek inside my Bullet Journal

Discipline, Productivity

Using Scheduling Tools to your Advantage

Look at your smartphone. That’s not just a device to use for social media and selfies. It’s a very useful, powerful device, that can help you remember your cousin’s birthday, or that monthly report that has to be sent out exactly at 9am on the third Wednesday of every month. If you haven’t guessed it… Continue reading Using Scheduling Tools to your Advantage


Mini-Post: All things to all people

There are a lot of expectations on us in this world. We have to play a lot of roles. Efficient employees. Loving, yet disciplining parents. Respectful children. Thoughtful bosses that lead our team with dignity and respect. Loyal friends. Fun coworkers. Loving spouses. Excellent students. Altruistic Volunteers. It’s impossible to be all of these people… Continue reading Mini-Post: All things to all people

Discipline, Personal Development

2018 Goals

You might have guessed that with the title “GoalGetter,” I like setting and achieving goals. If so, you guessed correctly. I want to share these goals with you, and then check in on them later in the year and see how I’m doing!    I set goals in the following areas: Financial, physical, knowledge/intellectual,… Continue reading 2018 Goals


Mini-Post: New Year’s Day

Happy New Year, everybody! I hope you’re recovering from a crazy night of fun and laughter. I’m currently enjoying my last day of a 4-day weekend. It’s been relaxing, productive and fun, but I’m ready to get back to work and launch into this New Year with renewed energy. Since it’s the first day of… Continue reading Mini-Post: New Year’s Day

Family, Personal Development

Goal Getter Summit 2017

In late November, Matt and I took a long weekend away as a mini-vacation. During that time, we relaxed and rested, but the main purpose of the trip was to plan our annual goals for 2018. We spent a significant portion of our time away planning what our dreams are for the next three years,… Continue reading Goal Getter Summit 2017


Mini-Post Monday: Christmas Day

Merry Christmas, world! Today is a day that means a lot of things to a lot of people. For some people, this time means relaxing in front of the fire with friends and family. Some see it as a time of stress while they plan the perfect Holiday for in-laws and cousins they’d rather not… Continue reading Mini-Post Monday: Christmas Day