Homemaking 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Effective Home Management

Homemaking 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Effective Home Management

Do you long to thrive in homemaking and home management, but struggle to make it happen? Is life busy and your feeble attempts at homemaking have fallen short?  Have you suddenly realized that your home is running anything but smooth? If so, here’s the practical, no-nonsense ways to make managing your home something that doesn’t…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

How to Create a Flexible Cleaning Schedule and How it Will Change Your Life

How to Create a Flexible Cleaning Schedule and How it Will Change Your Life

A cleaning schedule. Over the years, that phrase has sparked excitement and fear at the same time.  As a newlywed, I realized within a month I wasn’t the naturally clean woman I wanted to be. Instead of a neat and orderly home, I battled piles of laundry and a sink full of never ending dishes….

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Encouraging Scriptures for the Imperfect Homemaker

Encouraging Scriptures for the Imperfect Homemaker

It was a busy weekend filled with family fun and memories galore. While I loved our time together, once the dust settled and kids were finally asleep, I surveyed the damage on my house and cringed a little inside. Toys were strewn all over the playroom in a rush to bathe the kids. Dishes were…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

The Secret to Keeping a Clean House When You’re Feeling Anxious
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The Secret to Keeping a Clean House When You’re Feeling Anxious

Have you ever woken up and been in a good mood only to walk into the kitchen or living room and start to stress out? Dishes in the sink, toys, blankets, and food all over in places that they shouldn’t be? Seeing any of this would stress most out, but those of us feeling anxious,…

Simple Hacks to Take the Stress Out of Moving

Simple Hacks to Take the Stress Out of Moving

We’re in a season of transition  in our family. For the past few months, we’ve been preparing to move to closer to my husband’s job. (If I’m honest, though, our status on the move should currently read, “It’s complicated.” ) While  we’re in a season of planning and packing, we’re also busy praying that God will…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

How to Get Organized When You’re Buried in Clutter

How to Get Organized When You’re Buried in Clutter

To be completely honest, I’ve found myself buried under clutter for most of my adult life.   A box of collectibles here, a pile of laundry there, and before long, our clutter problem was out of control.  Yet I never planned to be a failed homemaker. Embarrassingly, over the years clutter got the best of me…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

To the Failed Homemaker

To the Failed Homemaker

To the Failed Homemaker, I know the dirty little secret that you hide from the outside world. You think people would be shocked to peek into your messy life. And I also know that your inner monologue goes something like this: “Look at this clutter! There is stuff everywhere and it’s taking over our lives”….

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

3 Simple Ways to Create a Warm & Inviting Home

3 Simple Ways to Create a Warm & Inviting Home

The goal of most homemakers is to create an atmosphere that’s full of warmth and welcomes friends with open doors.  As wonderful as that sounds, when life gets busy and days are packed with hurried activity, those lofty ideals for the home can fall by the wayside. Even in seasons of busyness, it is possible…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Getting to the Root of Your Clutter Crisis

Getting to the Root of Your Clutter Crisis

Clutter.  It’s the nemesis of every homemaker, yet in seasons of busyness and rushing through hectic schedules, at times it seems unavoidable. “I’ll just stack the mail here until I can go through it later.” “I ran out of time to put away the laundry, so I’ll leave it in the basket for another time.”…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.