What mom wants for christmas;16 things she seriously would love that don’t cost a dime. Perfect gifts for the mom who just needs peace. Read this, husbands.
Christmas gifts moms love to use year-round The day of my wedding, my mind raced with anticipation. Not because of the wedding night (silly), but because of my mom’s long-awaited promise of: The Bestowal of Our Beloved Betty Crocker Cookbook. Not hers, mind you. Oh heavens, no. She got hers in an unairconditioned country church the summer of 1961. …
The secret to intentional motherhood; how to drop expectations and discover God’s intention for Christian motherhood – even on the hardest of days.
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. …
How to create a cozy Bible study nook using a few simple tools, decorations, and accessories from around your home. Look forward to time in the Scriptures!
10 Ways Bible study calms overwhelmed moms; Learn to study and interpret Scripture on your own and grow your faith with short bursts of time in the Word.
How a busy mom can fit in Bible study in under 10 minutes. Methods, tools, and training for moms; Scripture reading and prayer for growth and direction!
Are you a young mama struggling for quiet time? I get you, and so does my featured guest today. Her name is Sarah, and she’s a young mama of four – soon to be five! But first, let me remind you of a special 7-day devotional series Sarah, Keri Snyder and I have designed for mothers seeking balance – …
I know you think God’s not using you today as you dash to Krogers, toddlers in tow, just trying to scramble for something to cook for dinner and keep the kids from having a conniption in the store.
You didn’t go to church last Wednesday night. You’re not going to make it through the Bible this year in your daily devotions. If only you’d gotten up earlier, been faster, eaten healthier, been wiser….
It’s a mom problem Are you tired of blowing it with your kids? Frustrated by your quickly flaring temper due to seemingly minor annoyances? Do you wonder why you have such a low tolerance to interruptions in your schedule? Girl can relate. In my “Gigi” state of life, I could chalk it up to menopause. That would be a …
Christ’s birth seemed to come from ill-timing, as do our children’s antics. One mom’s perspective on timing at Christmas.
My favorite America’s Funniest Videos clip features a young wife hosting Thanksgiving dinner for all the fam. When presenting the turkey, her mama asked if she stuffed it. Placing the turkey amidst a buffet of delicious looking dishes, she happily quipped, “No! It was already stuffed – it came that way!” And all the people rolled in the floor as …
It’s here! After months of effort and years of agonizing, I’ve launched my new site, and I think you’re going to love it! Rear, Release, Regroup is more of the same kind of stories I’ve been writing for years over at Live, Laugh, Love and Ruthie’s Kozi Kitchen! You will probably notice a few more changes to this site in the weeks to come, which won’t affect your receiving or viewing, only perfecting the process.
Do you ever wish you could have a do-over? Like maybe a span of several years? Most moms do. We moms get to thinking that because we’re moms, we should be perfect, right?
If you’re playing hardball with yourself, give this letter some thought, and then maybe you should sit down and write one too.
Do you ever stop to think of all your benefits? Are they just annoyances? A snotty nosed toddler who just threw spaghetti all over the floor from his high chair. A teen who needs to learn how to drive. An elderly parent desiring a ride to the grocery store. A husband with a to-do list that involves you. We don’t realize our benefits because we don’t recognize our benefits.
The most distractible time of the year You know you are super distracted when you realize you are attempting to apply under eye concealer to your armpit. That was my profound thought this morning as I finished applying my makeup. My mind is in a million places just as most mother’s minds this time of year. The shopping, wrapping, baking, …