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Posts by Jackie

Countdown to the Seattle Spartan Super Obstacle Race

a moms journey to complete the Spartan Trifecta, mom life, mom life optimized, spartan super, spartan obstacles

14 Weeks to Go It’s been a week since I made the decision to complete a Spartan Trifecta in 2019!  I made the final decision with the support and encouragment of my husband on December 31st, 2018 just before midnight as we were sitting on the couch watching the ball drop. I hit that purchase…

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Let’s Do This – My Spartan Journey Begins

preparing for a spartan trifecta, spartan race, a mother's journey

Last year my husband completed the Spartan Trifecta. What does that mean?? Well, early in 2018 a couple of his military buds got together and trained to run the Spartan Super in Seattle, WA. This race is anywhere from 8-10 miles and contains 24-28 obstacles. Seriously difficult obstacles. You get wet, cold, muddy, run hills,…

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The Sara Series by Madison – Chapter 3

The Sara Series - The Circus by Madison Follmuth, child author

The Sara Series Chapter Three Tomorrow   “Uhh, our hair is all clean and now we need to get dried off and tucked into bed.” Mrs. Conwell said changing the subject. When Sara was finished being dried off Mrs. Conwell tucked her into bed. “Mom, when is Dad going to be home?” Sara asked. “He…

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Finding the Best Doctor for Your Child

How to find the best doctor for your child, the right pediatrician, Motherly instinct

  Finding the best doctor for your child isn’t always a given and is not easy. Sometimes our motherly instinct can really give us a bad feeling about a person, but we try not to judge and also know we know pretty much nothing about the medical field. Sometimes making this decision is the most…

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The Strongest Family Unit for Your Children

Building a Strong Family despite the distractions of the world

This is something a lot of children growing up in the modern world are missing. The importance of family, and to have that strong family unit just seems to be dipping, and we think things like technology and other distractions are ruling the roost at the minute. Not only that, but being a family in…

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Savvy Side Hustles for Moms

Mom Life Optimized Savvy Side Hustles for Stay At Home Moms, Work from home

In life, there are things that we have to do, and earning money is one of them. It seems that nowadays, both parents have to work to provide for the children. And as the pressure is increasing more on every family, thoughts turn to additional ways to earn a bit of extra cash. But there…

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The Sara Series by Madison – Chapter 2

The Sara Series by Madison Follmuth, The Circus

The Sara Series Chapter Two A Dreamy Bear “I would love to be friends,” Mr. Boxfir said as his smile beamed ear to ear. “I don’t know if we would see each other often though.” “As long as we are friends, that’s okay with me,” Sara proclaimed. Suddenly Sara could hear Mrs. Conwell calling for her…

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The Sara Series by Madison – Chapter 1

The Sara Series by Madison Follmuth, The Circus

**The Sara Series is a book written by an 11 year old girl name Madison. She has loved reading since the age of 4 when she taught herself to read and has been writing her own stories since she learned how to write. This is the first of her books, which she has been working…

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20 Ways to Bless Your Children

Show Your Children You Value Them, how to bless your children, fun and easy ways to show your kids you are thankful for them

Do you want to bless your children more? Are you praying over them and with them every day? Do you show them how much they are valued in your life and in their family’s life? Or are we constantly telling them how they are in the way, doing things wrong and making them feel like…

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20 Ways To Bless Your Spouse

Do you need to reignite the spark in your marriage? Here are 20 ways you can simply and effectively bring back the love you once had.

Have you been married for just a few months, a few years or alot of years?? It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been married, the key to a strong marriage is being intentional towards each other in our marriages to notice each other and connect on a regular basis. Your marriage is the most important…

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