Last week I read a post on Instagram by @mamahall with some declarations she was using for her children returning to school. I loved it so much that I shared it with the At-Home Tribe ladies and challenged them to add their own to it. I used some of their ideas plus a few others and made this printable document. I plan to pray and declare it often for both of my children.
I made a printable version for you if you’d like to have a copy for yourself:
PRINT YOUR COPY HERE
Workout #4 filmed live during COVID-19.
This one is metabolic strength + burnout set.
What strange times we’re living in! Many of us are finding ourselves now suddenly at home trying to work, trying to keep everyone calm and fed, trying to homeschool our kids, trying to keep things running when nothing is normal, and trying to find some type of joy in the middle of it.
I’ve spent some time trying to gather resources that may help those of us who are looking for activities to involve our kids in that don’t involve sitting and watching YouTube video gamer channels or watching endless hours of mindless television.
This list was compiled with ideas I pulled from lots of places- online groups, pinterest, instagram, and more. It includes activities for kids of all ages, but especially includes activities for older children as I feel like this group is often overlooked in many of the activities I found online.
I’m using this list to help supplement the work we will be getting from the school as well as trying to build in time each day where they have independent play (this is a challenge at times), outside time, reading time, etc.
To find the list, click HERE.
I’m also including this SCAVENGER HUNT that is a version of one my sister created. She found ideas on Pinterest and then put them together for her girls to work on. I loved it so much that she let me use it. I made a few changes to better fit it to my family, but plan to have my kids work on it today. It’s AWESOME! This will definitely be for older kids that have access to a tablet or old phone so they can take photos as they go.
CLICK HERE for the SCAVENGER HUNT.
I hope that these help you a bit as you get up and running. Here’s what I know: God is still in full control of this situation and YOU ARE EXACTLY THE WOMAN (or man!) FOR THE JOB!
Give yourself some time and space to figure things out and then make your goal each day PROGRESS (and not perfection). Let’s not miss this opportunity we’ve been given to draw close to those we love and to spend some intentional time together. Yes, it’s hard, and it can also be holy. I’m in it with you…
(Also, if you are a podcast listener, you can head over to Itunes, spotify, podbean, stitcher or to the website and push play on Episode #29. It’s all about how to LIVE WELL during challenging times).
1- Prepare Romaine- be sure it’s clean and then cut it in half. Try to keep all leaves attached if possible.
2- Brush inside of Romaine hearts lightly with olive oil
3- Preheat your grill to Medium-High
4- Season Romaine as desired. I used some salt, pepper, and a little bit of garlic. Steak seasoning is good, too!
5- Place face down on the grill and cook for 3 minutes or so. Flip over and cook another 1-2 minute.
6- Remove from grill. Add a squeeze of lemon juice and parmesan cheese.
We eat ours just like this- no dressing needed! However, if you want, feel free to top with your favorite salad dressing.
I LOVE this recipe, but I didn’t personally love it warmed up the next day, so eat it when it’s fresh and hot!.
Welcome back, friends! I hope by now you’re beginning to catch a bit of the vision behind this ministry and our heart in creating it. We are for your good and want to see you walk forward in good health SO THAT you can serve whatever purposes He has for you.
This isn’t a place where we focus on shrinking our bodies- this is a place where we cheer one another on to obeying what the Lord has told each one of us to do. Whether that is through a workout and Scripture teaching, a Bible study, a Facebook post, a podcast, a printable tool or anything else- our hope is that it strengthens your faith, deepens your walk, and spurs you to run further and harder towards the things He has called you to.
The At-Home Tribe is a community of women who know that healthy living doesn’t have to be so hard and the goal isn’t pounds lost: it’s freedom.
I’ve loved getting to share a few of our resources with you this week!
On Saturdays, I challenge our ladies to get in some sprints. Now, if you hate to run, these are still totally doable! You can do them with any form of movement that you prefer- just build in some intervals of all out effort, and then some intervals where you recover. Warm-up really well first, spend around 10-15 minutes doing Sprints or intervals, and then stretch and cool down. Super quick and super effective! Here’s a short video explaining:
Your other task today is to spend some time today preparing whatever you can so that tomorrow you can REST.
-Use the template we shared with you this week and create your meal plan. Then from that plan, make a grocery list, place an online order (if available), and schedule pickup.
-Get out your calendar or planner and schedule in what days next week you are going to do some type of physical activity.
-Set some goals for next week. Ask Him- What is He calling you towards? What are to be your top three areas of focus for the next 7 days? Pray and ask Him to help you be obedient to doing those things well!
On Sundays, we unplug and we rest. No new tasks are given, little to no interaction happens on our private Facebook community group, and we spend time face to face with those we love. We challenge our ladies to rest their way into the week ahead, knowing that it will benefit them in every area moving forward.
We pray that you have enjoyed the resources that we’ve shared with you this week and we pray that they’ve been an encouragement to you.
If you’re interested in continuing on with us, feel free to check out www.athometribe.com beginning tomorrow and for the next week only. We are opening the doors to ALL ACCESS members at a rate of $15/month but you’ve only got 7 days to sign-up in you’re interested. After that, your next chance won’t be until late August. Because we want to onboard, educate, and assist our new members well, we only open four times a year for All-Access members. We believe this helps new members have the support they need to learn to navigate the resources we’ve created for them, and it helps to keep our community close on our Facebook group.
We would love to have you join us as an All-Access member. I’d love to tell you more about the program and answer any questions that you may have, so be sure to check out www.athometribe.com beginning TOMORROW so that I can tell you all about it!
Whether you choose to join us as an ALL ACCESS Tribe Sister, a Tribe Lite (workouts only!) member, or just follow along through the blog or social media channels, we are grateful for you. We truly believe that we ARE better together, and we are privileged to get to walk this road with you.
As always, we’re here, praying for you and CHEERING YOU ON!