Tracey talks to author and MomLife Today contributor Shaunti Feldhahn about her latest project – The LifeReady Woman Bible Study.
Christmas is my favorite time of year, but it hasn’t always been that way. For many years I looked at December as a list of duties and obligations. The decorations, parties, events, and gifts. Everything! The thing is, we are the ones in control. We choose what we allow into our holiday celebrations and what Continue »
The countdown is on. I officially have a little less than 12 months until I walk my first-born into kindergarten, wave goodbye, and go home without her. In the last month I have watched a countless number of friends and acquaintances send their little ones off to school, accompanied by new backpacks and “first day Continue »
Did you know that Tuesday, September 16th is National Stepfamily Day? In honor of National Stepfamily Day, we are pleased to share this new video from FamilyLife Blended with you. If you have a stepfamily, do something special to celebrate the day. If you’re not in a blended family, reach out to someone who is and Continue »
We hear this question from moms more than any other: “How do I keep myself from feeling overwhelmed?” How in the course of your day–whether you’re at home or work or running about–do you keep from being overwhelmed by life? Robyn McKelvy offers us two solutions in this week’s MomLife Today video. Watch the Continue »
The middle school years are difficult. Both for our middle schoolers and for us as their parents. Have you noticed parenting getting harder as your children hit the tween and teen years? Dr. Brenda Hunter and Kristen Blair co-authored a book to help parents face the challenges of parenting this unique age… from cell phone Continue »
“A fresh start” was how our family viewed the start of each school year. It was the opportunity to sit with each of our four children, to pray with them, and to hear their goals and life pursuits. We wanted them to believe God for their year. It was more than an exercise of setting Continue »
As moms we need to be a student of our children and help them explore their own natural “bent,” but how do you resist the pull to get your kids involved in what you see other kids getting involved in? Tracey talks to Stephanie Bukley from Arkansas Women Bloggers and @TheParkWife about this timely topic.
Heather Hetchler knows that it’s hard not to take it personally when your stepchildren don’t embrace you the way you would like despite your best efforts to love them. She encourages stepmoms to meet stepkids where they are, and remember that they are struggling with their own pain. It’s also important that you find Continue »