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Finding Purpose in Your Home
Introducing the 4th annual Homemaking Ministries Online Conference! 
Kim Hawkins
Faith, Grace, & Giggles
"This conference has been an amazing blessing to me. I normally, would buy something like this and let it sit forever before I got into it - but I jumped right in on this... and I'm so glad I did. The sessions are life changing! I'd never thought of my work at home as a ministry, and certainly rarely thought of it as being biblical. I loved hearing about the different things that people do -- especially hearing about how cleaning doesn't come naturally to all of us, music to my ears!

I'm grateful to all of the speakers for sharing their message and heart for homemaking. Thank you God for showing me this, and giving me the nudge to actually start listening right away!" - Kim H. 
Join our Live online conference
September 25 - 29, 2017
Fully Online
A one of a kind community
There is no other resource out there like this for Christian women. It's a fully online conference where Gospel-Centered theology meets everyday practical living. 

And the best part? You don't have to find a babysitter, pay for a plane ticket, arrange a hotel, etc. It's all online so you can participate and watch from the comfort of your living room - in your pajamas! 
Watch anytime
Everything is recorded! 
One really fun aspect of this conference is getting to participate live with all the other attendees and speakers. 

But as a busy mom with five young kids, I know that it's not always realistic to watch along live. So whether you miss one session - or all of them - you can watch later. 

We record all the sessions (at NO extra charge) and you get them to watch anytime you need - even if that's in six months! I really want to make this conference as flexible as possible for you. 
Join the Community
Including a pajama kick off party! 
The 27 conference sessions this year are obviously amazing but the really FUN part of the conference is the private Facebook group community! 

Each year this community in the conference has grown and this year is going to be better than ever! You will get the chance to interact with all the other attendees, chat directly with each speaker after their session, and get to participate in some really fun parties and giveaways during the week. The private Facebook community might just be my very favorite part of the whole conference! 
Emily T.
2016 Conference Attendee
"This conference really helped me find joy in my homemaking and see that those never ending chores are not in vain, but that they're done for the Lord! It's a work in progress but my home is becoming a happier place-our haven!" - Emily T.
Register by August 31st to snag early bird pricing! 
After that, the price will go up to $59.95!!
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When you are feeling discouraged...
As a busy wife, mom, and homemaker, there doesn't ever seem to be enough time to get everything done that I need to. More often than I care to admit, the work can pile up and I am left feeling discouraged, overwhelmed, and defeated. 

Does that sound familiar? 

No matter your family status or stage of life - one thing is true: some days are just plain tough! And if we are not careful, these overwhelming days can quickly become the norm! So what's a busy woman to do? How do we find more joy and peace in our days? 
Earlier this year I gave birth to my fifth child - our first baby girl! She is the fifth baby we have had in just over FOUR years. 

Yup. You read that correctly - we have two sets of twin boys and a baby girl. Our oldest boys are 4, our younger twins just turned two this month, and Magnolia is almost 6 months old. 

God has grown our family by leaps and bounds in four short years and we are so incredibly thankful. I couldn't imagine a better layout for our family now. 

But I will be perfectly honest: Some days are tough, overwhelming, and down right exhausting. 

Can I get an AMEN?!
You don't have to have five kids in four years - or any kids for that matter - to know what it's like to wake up and face your day with a begrudging sense of duty rather than JOY and excitement

And that's what this year's conference is all about. The theme for this year is Finding Purpose in Your Home so that you can find more joy and peace that only comes from God within your home! 
Hi, I'm Jami Balmet! 
I began blogging in 2009 when Jason and I were first married. I was a brand new homemaker and had NO idea what I was doing or how to run and manage a home. 

I began this blogging journey just sharing about my day and what I was learning - but I quickly fell in love with sharing resources and a passion was ignited within my heart. 

A passion to encourage women to treasure the Gospel within their homes. 

Along with this passion, something became VERY clear to me: The more we truly treasure the Gospel and seek to apply it to our daily lives, the more we can be transformed, and our homes along with us. 

The Gospel and our Christian walk has profound implications on our home. But how do we apply it? 

Join our 2017 Homemaking Ministries Online Conference to find out! The theme for this year is Finding PURPOSE in your home. 
So if you've ever felt discouraged in your home because things just aren't clicking. 

Or you've ever felt defeated after a long hard day. 

Or you want to know what the Bible has to say about being a godly woman. 

Or you are craving a little community with like-minded women. 

Or you want to discover the deeper purpose and meaning in all those mundane chores of the day...

Then I want to invite you to join us for the 4th annual Homemaking Ministries Online Conference! I am not exaggerating when I say that this will be our very BEST conference yet!! 

I hope you will consider joining us. 

In Christ, 
Jami Balmet
YoungWifesGuide.com & 
HomemakingMinistries.com
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The Speakers & Sessions
This year we are adding an entire DAY to the conference based on the feedback we got last year that you want even more amazing sessions. So this year we have 23 incredible speakers and 27 conference sessions spread over FIVE full days. Here's a sneak peek into the sessions & speakers! 
Hilary Bernstein - HilaryBernstein.com
Finding Purpose Through Creating a Haven
One way to find more joy and peace in your home is by creating a haven. Hilary brings practical ideas to this topic by sharing what it means to create a haven in your home, why you should create a haven, and how to do it! 
Crystal Paine - MoneySavingMom.com
Saying Goodbye to Survival Mode
Are you overworked and overwhelmed? Are you living in survival mode? In this interview with Crystal, we discuss some practical ways to dig your way out of survival mode for a more thriving home. 
Erin Odom - The Humbled Homemaker
Spender or a Saver: Knowing Your Financial Personality
Are you a spender or a saver? Knowing your financial personality can help you transform your bank account. If you are in the pit of financial woes, Erin gives help and hope in this inspiring session. 
Kayse Pratt - IntentionalMoms.com
Creating a Morning Routine that Works
Do you struggle with your routines, especially your morning routines? Kayse has so many great ideas for creating a morning routine that works for you. And once you set up a good morning routine, the rest of your day runs so much smoother. 
Katie Orr - KatieOrr.me
Too Busy for Bible Study? 
Finding the time for Bible study in your day is TOUGH! Katie is going to share an overview of the FOCUSed15 method of study, with a ton of practical tips for getting in the Word in a deep way, in as little as 15 minutes a day.
Amy Roberts - RaisingArrows.net
Training Children to Help at Home
One great way to alleviate some of that stress at home is to train your children to help! But how do you do that and where do you start? Amy (mom of 8) gives you a practical look into how to get your kids to help at home and train them in the process. 
Crystal Brothers - Serving Joyfully
Cultivating a Peaceful Home
Life can be chaotic and crazy sometimes. But your home doesn't have to be. In her session Crystal shares how to have more peace in your heart, peace in your relationships, and peace in your everyday life. 
Arabah Joy - ArabahJoy.com
Praying the Promises for Your Family
How can you deepen your prayer life? How can you become more consistent in your prayer? In her session, Arabah shares how you can use God's Word to help guide your prayer and your faith. 
Carlie Kercheval - WelcometotheFamilyTable.com
Creating Balance in Your Homeschooling
Creating balance is something that every family will do differently. While everyone approaches it differently, striking the proper balance between your homemaking and homeschooling is doable. In this session, Carlie will share 5 tips that have helped her create (and recreate) a wonderful balance between homeschooling and homemaking.
Jami Balmet - YoungWifesGuide.com
Finding Purpose in Your Home
Jami will be opening each day of the conference with a 5 part series on finding purpose in your home. Have you ever wondered what our larger purpose is in those mundane moments, and how we can serve God's Kingdom in the everyday? Jami's practical and Gospel-Centered series will cover all that and more! 
Laura Smith -iHeartPlanners.com
6 Secrets for Staying Organized
Do you have stacks of partly used planners lying around that you tried and abandoned? Have you tried to set up organizing systems in your home only to have them fall apart a few weeks or months later? Do you wish you could finally get organized once and for all? Laura is going to share her top 6 secrets for staying organized! 
Katie Bennett - EmbracingaSimplerLife.com
A Heavenly Minded Home
So much of what we focus all of our attention on - home decor, fun vacations, family photos, and productive children - is temporary. How do we go about our day to day life while also focusing on eternity? Katie will remind you of our heavenly focus during this Christ-Centered session. 
Kelly Smith - TheNourishingHome.com
Simple Strategies for Saving Time in the Kitchen
Are you feeling overwhelmed in your kitchen? If you need some help with meal planning or knowing what to cook, Kelly is going to give you some fantastic resources for saving your kitchen. 
Christy Fitzwater - ChristyFitzwater.com
Creating a Home that Grows Thriving Teens
Just as plants thrive in nutrient-rich soil, teens can thrive in the environment a mom creates in the home. Are you struggling with your teens or nervously looking toward that stage? Christy will help with 17 truths to remember in this session. 
Leigh Ann Dutton - IntentionalByGrace.com
Living Seasonally Through our Lives as Women
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MacKenzie Monroe - BoldTurquoise.com
Creating Family Memories
It can be tough sometimes to know how to create (and preserve) family memories. The days and the years go by so fast - so how can we be intentional with our family memories? MacKenzie is back this year to bring fun ideas for memory keeping (and making)! 
Mandy Hoffman - MandyJHoffman.com
Unboxing Your Prayer Life
If you ever find yourself struggling in your prayer life - knowing how to make it deeper and more varied - then you are going to love Mandy's session! She will be giving Biblical advice on how to deepen your prayer life as well as a great method for keeping track of your prayers. 
Marci Ferrell - ThankfulHomemaker.com
Building Good Habits in Your Homemaing
Building good habits in your home and in your homemaking first starts with self-discipline. We have to learn to be self-disciplined when it comes to our spiritual life, our home, and our relationships. In this Gospel-Centered session, Marci shares a series of nine practical steps to develop discipline in our lives.
Rachel Norman - AMotherFarFromHome.com
Maintain Your Home Systems with Children
As a mom of five kids six and under, Rachel understands the desperate need for maintaining home systems. But with small kids in the house, it can be so tough to do so. In this session, Rachel will gives you hands on practical tools for doing so. 
Rachel O'Neill - ThePurposefulWife.com
The Organized Home: Freedom for Your Bigger Purposes 
Does your home feel out of control and in chaos? It might very well be time to declutter and simplify your home! Rachel shares how through the process of decluttering, you can discover those bigger purposes in your home. 
Stacy Myers - HumorousHomemaking.com
Two Baby Steps (But Crucial Ones) Toward Healthier Living 
Do you ever get a little overwhelmed when trying to craft a healthier home? With wit, humor, and a dose of reality, Stacy is going to help you transform your home, one baby step at a time! 
Tauna Meyers - ProverbialHomemaker.com
A Practical Guide to the Prayerful Homeschool
Are you pulling your hair out when it comes to homeschooling or you could just use an extra dose of encouragement? Tauna is going to share with you a secret weapon for your homeschooling: Prayer! 
Victoria Osborn - CreativeHomeKeeper.com
How Writing the Word Can Strengthen Your Faith 
The simple discipline of writing out the Scriptures made God’s Word come more alive and active to Victoria than anything else she has done before to grow in her understanding of the Bible. In this hands on session, she will show you the Spiritual discipline of writing out God's Word. 
Natasha R.
2016 Conference Attendee
"I'm a mom of four very young children, and often in this season I get overwhelmed with the weight of what God has put solidly in my lap. This conference was in many ways the catalyst I needed to get off my train of overwhelmed homemaker and back to being the blessed Child of God who was given a husband, home, and 4 beautiful children to care for for Gods glory. The sessions spoke to my soul and gave refreshment, while the more practical sessions gave clarity and tools to help calm what seems like an endless circle of homemaking. This conference was a huge blessing in a hard season and I will absolutely attend next year." - Natasha R.
If you're looking for a little encouragement and guidance in your homemaking, then don't hesitate to sign up today!
Pre-register today - here's what you get! 
  • Lifetime access to 27 sessions
  •  Digital Conference Notebook - So you can easily follow along
  •  Access to the private Facebook group
  • Live discussions with the speakers 
  • And other fun bonuses along the way! 
Register by August 31st
And get early bird pricing!! Come September 1st the price goes up by $10!
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Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need special software to watch the conference?
No, all you need is an internet connection and speakers or headphones. The conference sessions will be able to play right from your internet browser. You can also watch on a smart phone, tablet, or any other device with an internet connection.
Do I need to be available to listen to all the sessions "live"?
No. While we will have a schedule for all the sessions from September 25-29th, the sessions are available to listen to at your convenience. As soon as the session time starts, you can watch the sessions anytime and anyway that you would like – and have access forever!
I don't have very fast internet, can I download these to watch offline?
Yes! On each session page, there will be a download link. You can download each video session to your computer, smart phone, or tablet and watch offline anytime.
 How long will I have access to the sessions?
Forever! We want you to have complete access to this conference – to watch again and again if you want. The sessions will remain on the website for the foreseeable future and if at some point we have to remove them, you will get the chance to save them onto your computer to keep forever.

Will I be able to watch the conference on my smartphone, tablet, etc.
Yes, you can watch the conference and participate from any device that has an internet connection!
I'm not married and/or I don't have kids. Does this conference still apply to me?
YES! Being married or having kids doesn’t make you a homemaker. All women have that special ability to set the tone and to bring glory to God from within their homes – whether they are single or married and whether they have 0 kids or 3 or 11! Join us as we cover all aspects of homemaking (and Biblical womanhood)!
Register today and get started right away transforming your home...for God's Glory!
P.S. - If you're skimming and just wanted to see what the offer was...for just $49.95, you're getting access to our full live online conference - 27 amazing sessions - and lifetime access to watch anytime you like!