A parent’s powerful words – now there’s a phrase to stop you in your tracks. Whoever told us “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me,” lied. If we are honest, we remember not just harsh words that have been spoken to us (or about us) but we can also recall the time and place. …
17 (perfectly good) Reasons for rearing large families; humor hacks & tips for life from a mom of 4. Hey mom – life in the Land of Lots of Kids is better than it’s cracked up to be!
Spending time in the Word; why it’s easier than you think! Simple Scriputure reading ideas for moms and how to abide – even when we miss our devotions.
Messy hospitality; how to make peace with household imperfection. Realistic family home management for hosting guests and what really matters. HINT: You don’t live in a showcase. (Unless you do…)
The simple key to connecting with your teenager. Dear mom – it doesn’t have to be that hard! Learn to develop solid relationships and actually enjoy the teen stage with this timely advice from a mom of teens. (You’ll be encouraged!)
Do your strong-willed children rest well? (Do pigs fly?) “Please take a nap.” I whispered to my little girl, rubbing her back. She stubbornly crossed her arms while sitting up in bed. Stuffed animals lined the wall, and her brow was furrowed. The special mermaid blanket and purple pillow cocooned her. The sounds of waves from the sound machine played softly. …
Has the reality of motherhood hit you yet? Kids force us into the strangest situations – I once showered my three year old at the County Fair. I know. What a way to begin a guest post. But you know as well as I do if we were sitting around a campfire swapping stories, you would laugh and empathize with …
I’m a wife, mom, and homemaker, but there’s no “just ” about it. Are you ever ashamed to say you’re a housewife? Here’s why you can be proud of your title! (You’ll never believe how much you should actually be paid!)
How to handle tension with the 60-second tension-tamer when feeling emotional stress. Turn anger, anxiety, or discouragement around with this stress buster!
Dear creative mom, you can find time for your passion! Your soul needs room to breathe and carry out your vision. 4 key tips from a mom of 6 that will help!
We all want to make family prayer central, right? We want our kids to grow up praying naturally and feeling the closeness of Jesus. But wanting it and making it happen are two very different things. It’s normal to want our kids to turn to Jesus naturally and to know His comfort. But life is so busy. It’s hard enough …
Are you seeking God’s will for your life? A mom often finds herself in seasons of transition, wondering what to do. Worry over questions like, “How do I rear my child in this phase?”, “Should I homeschool?”, and, “What can I do to help with income” leap to the foreground. So what’s the best way to decide? Seeking God’s will …
Lacking patience? Most moms do, girl. Here’s 5 ways to deal with stress better and and allow stress to be a patience developing tool! Perspective is the key for moms with short tempers.
Is your preschooler driving you nuts? As parents seek balance while fielding questions like, “Why”, and “No” (1 million times a day), here are 10 key phrases to help you keep your cool and forge connections with your child.
Let’s face it, ladies – we worry about our men, and they need prayer in their jobs. This post breaks down how to pray for them. The Enemy seeks to destroy the family any way he can. Let’s build up our husbands in prayer!
Why can’t I stop yelling? Tired of feeling guilty about your temper? Learn how to overcome anger and mommy temper with God’s power. It works!
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6 ways God’s powerful grace benefits everyone (not just Christians). What is the difference between common grace and saving grace from Scripture? Get ready to find out!
Wisdom verses. There are specific Scriptures we can pray that point to the answers we seek. I’m so excited to welcome my good friend Deb back to the blog. Deb is like a mentor to me. She’s an inspiring mama, lover of words, God, and people. And one thing I love about her is the wisdom she imparts. In this …
How can we pray when we are full of our own faults? Don’t be discouraged, mom. God has an answer for YOU, and He is patient, loving, and forgiving.