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86. Organize Your Papers & the Mountain of Mail, from the Lasso Your Life Series

Do you ever feel like you're drowning in papers?!  It seems we moms deal with a constant flow of papers and mail coming into our house. How about we tackle that mountain of papers and get a SIMPLE system for keeping it all straight!  That's what we're talking about today in episode 86 of the Practically Speaking MOM Podcast, the place for an intentional mom to build a strong family.Last week, in episode 85, we began a new theme called "Lasso Your Life."  The idea is to lasso your life or it will lasso you.  That's right, if we don't take control of our life, it will try to pressure us into a life of urgent stress, overwhelm, and honestly a feeling of defeat.  In episode 85, we "lasso'd our momlife" by taking control of our To Do List.  Now, in episode 86, we are "lasso'ing our life," by taking control of papers and mail."Lasso your Life," will be an on-going theme from time to time as Val Harrison, The Practically Speaking MOM, gives you practical ways to get another area of your life under control.  Keep your eye out for this occasional theme!  Also, Val would LOVE to hear from you.  Let her know what are of the momlife YOU need some help managing.  She'll take your feedback into consideration when she is creating future episodes.  You can contact her through her website, Or, you can comment or post in her Facebook group Intentional Mom, Strong Family.  Or, you can email her at  In fact, she's got some Listener Q&A episodes coming up.  If you'd like your question included in one of her episodes, she'd love to hear from you about that also.Next Week:Episode 87, "Visionary Parenting"Your Child's Heart is Asking, "Mom, Do You Believe in Me?" You're answering their heart through the words you say, the tone of your voice, the look in your eye.  You may be sending messages you didn't even know you were sending!  I was.   Thankfully, I made some changes, made a course shift in how I was parenting and it improved my  relationships with my kids as well as improving their perception of themselves.  And, as I've told you many times, "who you believe you are has everything to do with who you become." Your child's belief about themselves affects their decisions about their life which shapes who they become.  So, mamas, let's send the right messages! Being a Visionary Parent is one of the four key hats you are wearing as a mom, according to Val's book, Wearing All Your Hats without Wearing Out: Finding Finding Focus for Your Family to be the Masterpiece God IntendedEpisode 88: "Val Answers Your Questions; Hosted by Abby!"    Wearing All Your Hats Without Wearing Out

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Do you long to be a more intentional mom but you feel overwhelmed or weary or just don't have a clear path to the next step toward a successful family life? The Practically Speaking MOM, Val Harrison, is here to bring some order to the chaos and some focus to the confusion. You don’t have to be the perfect mom to have a strong family, you need a plan! Join author, speaker, mother of seven, and grandma of two, as she shares wisdom and encouragement about the six areas of an intentional mom's life. You'll learn from her years of experience, successes, mistakes and redemption. Val and her husband Rich, married 28 years, have three married children, two more in college, and two in her homeschool. This podcast covers all stages of parenting, from babies to toddlers to teens and beyond. Val wants to encourage you to not become weary in your work as an intentional mom, "Even with all its unique personalities, imperfections and scars; your family is God's masterpiece. Your efforts matter in this worthy journey of motherhood." Galations 6:9 says, "Do not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time you'll reap a harvest if you do not give up." Let's walk this marathon journey of motherhood TOGETHER, right here, every Monday on the Practically Speaking MOM podcast, the place for an intentional mom to build a strong family.