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Author: Jami Balmet: Christian Homemaker, Wife, & Mother

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The Homemaking Foundations podcast exists to give you the tools, inspiration, and encouragement that you need to craft a Gospel-Centered Home! Join Jami, author behind YoungWifesGuide.com, as we explore various aspects of homemaking including Biblical womanhood, marriage, healthy living, organizing, cooking, and so much more! If you feel like your home is out of control - or if you ever feel overwhelmed in your role as homemaker - then join Jami each week as she interviews other homemakers and provides Gospel-Centered encouragement for bringing Glory to God every day within our homes.
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Join Jason and I in this episode as we share our journey with family worship. Hint hint: It did NOT happen naturally and we didn't know what it was suppose to look like. We've got some great resources to share in this episode. Listen to the Podcast:Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.Right click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.Links & Resources: Grab your ticket to the 2019 Homemaking Ministries Online Conference and get the Gospel Centered Home Toolkit for FREE!!  Sponsor: Get 500 high quality business cards for $9.99 - Vistaprint.com/home Sponsor: Get 25% OFF your first Care/Of order with coupon code HOME The post The basics of family worship – Hf #243 appeared first on Young Wife's Guide.
Do you ever feel like your day is drudgery? Do you wake up facing another un-important feeling day? What about when you are just not sure why you work so hard day in and day out? If you identify with any of these - listen in today for some encouragement and hopefully a dash of perspective! Listen to the Podcast:Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.Right click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.Links & Resources:  You can read the full notes for this episode here Book recommendation:  Do More Better by Tim Challies Book recommendation: Every Good Endeavor by Tim Keller Book recommendation: Treasuring Christ by Gloria Furman Sponsor: Check out Wix.com/podcast for 10% off a new website!  Sponsor: Text HOME to 64-000 to get 25% off and a bunch of freebies from Mel ScienceThe post How to find motivation for you day (when it feels like drudgery!) – Hf #242 appeared first on Young Wife's Guide.
Are you stuck in a season of not being in God's Word? I know I go in and out of seasons of being in the daily habit of reading God's Word and faithful prayer and then I have super dry seasons. In this episode we are going to cover some simple ways you can establish the habit of daily meeting with God. Listen in! Listen to the Podcast:Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.Right click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.Links & Resources:  New Morning Mercies devotional recommendation Bible study recommendations: Katie Orr's bible studies. My favorite is Jonah!  Praying the Bible by Donald Whitney (a fantastic book on prayer!) Listen to my interview with Donald Whitney on prayer!  Learn about our Bible reading plan we follow Learn about some other simple methods for Bible studies here Book recommendation: Word Filled Families Our favorite catechism for younger ages: Catechism for boys and girls Our favorite catechism for older ages: The New City Catechism Favorite devotional for kids ages 2-8: I Am: 40 Reasons to Trust God Good devotional for kids ages 6 and up: I Am Devotional: 100 Devotions About the Names of God  Good devotional for kids ages 6 and up: The Ology My FAVORITE journaling Bible: ESV Interleaved edition Amazing Scripture journals: ESV Scripture journals New Testament Set (you can also find the OT set or all the books individually!)  Our Sponsor: VistaPrint.com! Use coupon code Home2 at checkout for free shipping on all business card orders!  Our Sponsor: MyLola.com! Use coupon code HOME to get 40% off your first Lola subscription box!!The post I can’t find the time for God’s Word… Hf #241 appeared first on Young Wife's Guide.
 Are you dealing with fatigue, stress, over daily overwhelm? Then this episode is for you! In it we are going to cover physical as well as some emotional and mental tips you can do to overcome that daily fatigue and stress. Get ready, this is going to be a fun and practical episode! Listen to the Podcast:Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.Right click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.Links & Resources:  It looks like Dr. Axe Magnesium oil is no longer sold but he has an awesome Magnesium supplement Ashwagandha supplements - good for sleep!  My FAVORITE Ashwagandha supplement for sleep - Cortistop Favorite essential oils for sleep: Valor (my personal sleep oil), Stress Away, Lavender, Francisense, Peace & Calming Favorite hot drinks: Criobru, Dandelion Tea (Dandy Blend - you can find on Amazon!), and Four Sigmatic products.  Essential oils to diffuse for a morning pick me up: Peppermint and a citrus blend like Citrus Fresh Energy essential oil blend: En-R-Gee (terrific for helping to support thyroid and adrenal function) Thyroid supplement for when you know something is wrong: Thyromin Great thryoid supplement that helps support healthy thyroid function: Thyroid support system THE BEST essential oil for Thyriod function & energy: EndoFlex Join Eliza and I on our FREE masterclass: Naturally Balancing Women's Hormones The post Practical tips for dealing with Fatigue – Hf #240 appeared first on Young Wife's Guide.
Our big aim and goal this year with homeschooling is instilling a love of learning in our kids. That's a tall order but also a fun goal to work towards. In this episode I am going to share our homeschooling picks and curriculum for this year and how we are trying to instill that love of learning. We will discuss fun ideas for this regardless of how you school your kids. Come listen in! Listen to the Podcast:Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.Right click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.Links & Resources:  Simply Charlotte Mason: To learn more about Charlotte Mason style homeschooling Listen to the previous episode: A Homeschooling Q&A The Good and the Beautiful Homeschool Curriculum - what we are using this year for math, language arts, handwriting, and science for 1st grade and we also got their PreK curriculum for the 4-year-olds. We also got a bunch of their reading books!  Master Books - Another great curriculum we love. They have some amazing science resources especially and for more books to readResources for learning more about morning basket time:  Your Morning Basket Podcast with Pam Barnhill - an entire podcast dedicated to this topic!  How We Homeschool - Morning Time - by Read-Aloud Revival Simple Morning Time Plans - by Read-Aloud Revival Where to find living books:  The Good and the Beautiful Library - they republish out of print books  Master Books - Great source of science books & devotionals  Sonlight Readers - we love buying the package of books for each grade level. We will likely purchase Core B books for the spring when we finish up all core A books.  Read Aloud Revival - Has TONS of book lists, recommendations, and more! The post Our homeschooling picks for this year (and how to instill a love of learning) – Hf #239 appeared first on Young Wife's Guide.
Self care is a popular term and discussion item right now. But what about self care from a Biblical perspective? Should we invest in ourselves? Do we need to think about self-care? In this episode we are going to talk about three important topics: spiritual health, physical health, and emotional health. Listen to the Podcast:Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.Right click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.Links & Resources:  Book Recommendation: Crazy Busy by Kevin DeYoung Book Recommendation: Refresh by Shona Murray Join me over on Instagram.com/JamiBalmet See more Bible study resources in the links below The post Is Self Care Biblical? – Hf #238 appeared first on Young Wife's Guide.
It's that time of year again: back to school! And over on Instagram all week we've been doing homeschooling Q&A's and it's brought up a ton of fun discussions. So we are bringing the Q&A to the podcast. Listen in: Listen to the Podcast:Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.Right click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.Links & Resources: Find out more about Charlotte Mason homeschool here Find out homeschool laws in your state at HSLDA Book Recommendation: For the Children's Sake Book Recommendation: A Charlotte Mason Companion Book Recommendation: Mother CultureMy favorite curriculum choices for a Charlotte Mason style homeschool: Sonlight - a literature based curriculum. While we ABSOLUTELY LOVE the books that Sonlight provides, the entire curriculum wasn't for us. But we still purchase the book sets each year to use throughout our school year Master Books - If you are looking for an incredibly sound Christian curriculum that is Charlotte Mason based, then Master Books is the one for you! We did their math last year and loved it and we own several of their other books. We love Master Books! The Good and the Beautiful - a newer curriculum that is beautiful, stunning, and so inspiring! We are trying some of their curriculum this year to try it out! The post A Homeschooling Q&A – Hf #237 appeared first on Young Wife's Guide.
This has been a BIG topic the past few months in our house: How to create a Gospel Centered Home! In today's episode we are going to chat about 4 important ways to do this: 1) Centering yourself on the Gospel, 2)Centering your home on the Gospel, 3) Using your home as a jumping-off point for the Gospel and 4) Building in intentional rest. Let's jump in! Listen to the Podcast:Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.Right click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer. Links & Resources:  Check out the 2019 Homemaking Ministries Online Conference. The theme for this year is Creating a Gospel Centered Home Check out Wix.com/Podcast for your website and podcasting needs Check out Vistaprint.com/HOME to get 500 high quality business cards starting at $9.99“You shall therefore lay up these words of mine in your heart and in your soul, and you shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes. You shall teach them to your children, talking of them when you are sitting in your house, and when you are walking by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise. You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates, that your days and the days of your children may be multiplied in the land that the Lord swore to your fathers to give them, as long as the heavens are above the earth. For if you will be careful to do all this commandment that I command you to do, loving the Lord your God, walking in all his ways, and holding fast to him, then the Lord will drive out all these nations before you, and you will dispossess nations greater and mightier than you." - Duet 11:19-21  The post Creating a Gospel Centered Home – Hf #236 appeared first on Young Wife's Guide.
As we head into the Fall, I'm desperate and ready for some better routines! I really want to tackle better morning routines, but I know that that morning routine needs to first start with a better evening routine FIRST. So today I'm sharing a little encouragement on routines in general (and giving grace during tough seasons) and what I am implementing for new evening routines. Listen in! Listen to the Podcast:We also recorded this blog post as an audio podcast. If you want to listen in instead of reading, click play below or do a combination of both And don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.Right click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.Links & Resources: Book recommendation: Refresh by Shona Murray My spiritual disciplines binders Join us for the 2019 Homemaking Ministries Online Conference!! The theme for the conference this year is Creating a Gospel Centered Home and it's going to revolve around everything we talk about in today's episode. Get your ticket for the lowest price of the year through August 21st. Check out all 23 speakers, sessions, and more at: HomemakingMinistries.com/2019ConferenceThe post My new evening routine (cuz I gotta get back on track!) – Hf #235 appeared first on Young Wife's Guide.
In the past episode we talked about what happens when we grumbling and complaining take over our home. We discussed the heart of the issue and why we need to address grumbling in the home. Today, we are going to dive into some practical resources and ideas for creating a grumble free home. Listen to the Podcast:We also recorded this blog post as an audio podcast. If you want to listen in instead of reading, click play below or do a combination of both And don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.Right click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.Links & Resources:  Pre-order the book The Grumble Free Year from Amazon Are you feeling discontent? 3 questions to ask yourself Get your own customized hand painted portrait for 30% off by texting HF to 48-48-48 from Paint Your Life Get 500 high quality, custom business cards starting at just $9.99 from Vistaprint.com/HOMEThe post Creating a grumble free home – Hf #234 appeared first on Young Wife's Guide.
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Tasha C

Wow....I need this so much! thank you

May 27th
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Emma Mann

amazing. thank you so much for this

Aug 30th
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Stephanie Fisher

my sister in law recommended this podcast to me and I'm so glad she did! I am currently playing catch up and am LOVING all of them. it helps me get through my cleaning, I actually look forward to cleaning so I can listen. thanks Jami for all the encouragement!

May 26th
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Samantha Sharp

This is such a life giving podcast and one of my all time favorites! I've been listening for about a year now and cant get enough. There is so much to learn and take in as a young homemaker that I like to relisten sometimes to take in as much as I can. I would HIGHLY recommend this podcast to young and old alike!

Apr 8th
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Lydia Woods

This is one of my all time favourite podcasts. I've been listening since it began! Thanks so much Jami for all the time you spend working on this. It's such a help in my life.

Mar 11th
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