Making Peace With Your Family This Christmas

Making Peace With Your Family This Christmas

With Christmas less than two weeks away, our holiday preparations are entering their final stages. We are busy wrapping gifts, mailing the last of the Christmas cards, baking treats and goodies, and preparing our homes for the big day. For many of us that includes getting together with family members from both near and far…. 

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Love Dare – Prioritize Your Parenting {& Living in the Word, link-up}

Prioritize Your Parenting

Currently, we are reading and studying The Love Dare for Parents. We’ve already completed our fourth week of our study, day 20 of our 40 day challenge. And today, Marianne Sunderland, one of our lovely team writers, is sharing how God is faithfully working in her own heart through this study. If you’re interested in… 

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Finding Your Homeschool Groove

Finding Your Homeschool Groove

It is early days yet in this homeschool year.  Many of us are still tweaking our schedules and figuring out new curriculums.  These days can be difficult with the extra work for mom and extra time and effort required to ‘finish’ our school, making it difficult to get into a groove.  You know, a groove… 

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Four Simple Ways To Eat Better

4 Simple Ways to Eat Better

For the past few months, our family has taken on the challenge of consciously weeding out more and more of the processed foods we have become accustomed to and working our way towards a more whole food based diet.  There is a lot of talk about the benefits of eating whole foods but the reality… 

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Why Motherhood Scares Me

Why Motherhood Scares Me @ Managing Your Blessings

I listened as my two youngest daughters played and laughed together in the next room.  Strangely, instead of the feelings of joy that you would expect those types of sounds to evoke, I felt a pang of fear.  Does motherhood ever scare you?  It does me. Having 8 kids ranging in age from 21 to… 

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7 Habits of Highly Intentional Parents

7 Habits of Highly Intentional Parents

There is a lot of talk these days about being intentional.  The longer I live and dream and long for my life to be one of purpose and excellence, the more I realize that without being intentional about my goals, I am destined to miss the mark.  In our modern world, busyness and distraction are… 

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Guarding Your Child’s Spiritual Safety

Guarding Your Childs Spiritual Safety

Photo Credit Successful parenting is as much about imparting wisdom to the younger generation as it is getting wisdom for ourselves.  There are many voices clamoring for our attention – yet not all of them are worthy of it.  Yet, how do we discern the difference?  Sometimes, God has amazing ways of showing us! When… 

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Slow Down, Mama

Slow Down, Mama

If you are a busy mom like me, you have a lot to get done and you pride yourself on your accomplishments.  In fact, many of us measure the success of our days by how many items we were able to tick off of our to-do lists.  Kids, school, laundry, cooking, cleaning, shopping, field trips,… 

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