7 Signs You’re Addicted to Food and How To Fight It
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7 Signs You’re Addicted to Food and How To Fight It

Addiction. It’s a powerful word that evokes images of restless souls chained to bottles, pills and demons that vie for life itself. Yet there is a silent addiction that although just as toxic, often goes unnoticed in a society preoccupied with their next meal. For many, being addicted to food is a real and powerful…

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.

7 Simple Ways to Practice Self-Care During the Holidays
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7 Simple Ways to Practice Self-Care During the Holidays

As the holidays approach, I envision myself nestled near the Christmas tree with my hands cradling a good book and cup of hot chocolate. Also, I imagine indulging in my favorite Hallmark Christmas movies while snuggling under my favorite blanket. Plus, as I’m thinking through the upcoming festivities, I often daydream about other simple ways…

Best Scriptures for Health and Weight Loss
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Best Scriptures for Health and Weight Loss

Does reaching your healthy living goals seem impossible? Don’t miss these powerful Scriptures for health and weight loss to help you finally break free and create healthy habits that last a lifetime. Confession. I’ve started my health and wellness journey over more times than I can count. I would eagerly jump on the weight loss…

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.

4 Key Steps to Defeat Perfection Paralysis
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4 Key Steps to Defeat Perfection Paralysis

So you’ve started working on a new goal, but you get off track for a day or two. And now you’re not sure you want to still pursue it. You know you should begin this project but don’t have all of the supplies to do it perfectly. So why bother expending all that energy for…

Easy Ways to Get Healthy as a Family
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Easy Ways to Get Healthy as a Family

I grew up in a large Italian family, where food was the showcase of every occasion and gathering.  I learned unhealthy habits as we sat around talking, laughing and just enjoying being together. Truthfully, healthy living was not a priority, but enjoying decadent dishes together, was a large part about who we were. I loved…

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.

Healthy Summer Snacks

Healthy Summer Snacks

“Mom, I’m hungry!” That’s the phrase that haunts my dreams during the summer months and it seems as though my kids are constantly snacking. Their snacks of choice, if I let them dive in and rule the roost; chips.  Instead of buying stock in Lay’s Potato Chips and letting them snack until their bellies are…

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 Sneak Veggies in Your Child’s Diet
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How to Sneak Veggies in Your Child’s Diet

As a new mom, I had dreams of feeding my children only the healthiest, most nutritious foods.  I imagined that they would grow up with a palate that didn’t crave junk, but only wanted the best for their growing bodies. Looking back I almost laugh out loud at that thought, as my children often beg…

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.

50 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

50 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

My mind is reeling that February is here already and January is just a distant memory. Yet my dry, chapped hands and lips long for spring and the sign of new life. Personally, I am ready for winter to be over and yet we’re still over a month away from the first day of spring….

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.

Learning to Love the Girl in the Mirror

Learning to Love the Girl in the Mirror

There I was in the bathroom of a local restaurant when they came in. You know, those ladies. The ones that have a lifetime of being beautiful, thin, popular, and just exude confidence from their perfect pores.   Just their presence made me more aware of my shortcomings and my thrift store clothes, which I was…

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 Break up with Food {From a Former Food Addict}

How to Break up with Food {From a Former Food Addict}

Growing up in the blustery winters of Wisconsin, I was surrounded by a large, boisterous family and our gatherings centered around laughter, love and food. Lots of food.  At every holiday there were tables of decadent desserts and rich, buttery entrees, all which called my name. At a young age I gorged myself on delicious 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.

20 Ways to Keep Your Family Healthy

20 Ways to Keep Your Family Healthy

I jokingly say I have the sickest kids in America, but sometimes I feel as though it’s true.  This summer our sickness peaked with a round of never ending-pinkeye, reoccurring strep, mixed in with a mild stomach bug. In July we spent $300 on insurance co-pays {our co-pay is only $25!!!} and I was desperate…

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.