Babies & Toddlers

Elf on the Shelf and God’s Grace

The other day my sister gave us a book entitled The Elf on the Shelf. It’s a cute story that comes with a stuffed elf who lives with your family…

True Confessions of a Tired Mom

Want to hear mine? I am so tired as a mom of little kids that, truth be told, when it comes to my quiet time, I find myself having to…

Fun New Ways to Join Me in Making a Fool of Yourself!

Anyone else utterly amazed at the court jester-like activities we’re willing to engage in to educate/entertain our children? Anyone else half expect a hidden camera crew to jump out when…

Lipstick for Santa

Last Thanksgiving, we’d gone to visit family and were staying with my energetic sister who had planned for us to take our four young children to see Santa. I was…

Running the Mommy Marathon

My mom, after bearing four girls in under eight years, once told me that she was pretty much just exhausted for 10 years. I can wholeheartedly resonate with that. In fact,…

Independence

My eldest son is seven and a half years old, and the battle between mom and son right now is control vs. independence. I want to keep the control and…

God’s Mothering Heart

Editor’s note: This week is the annual Cry of the Orphan campaign and MomLife Today hopes you will become informed and involved. We would like you to meet adoptive mom Kerry Hasenbalg who…

For a Time I Cannot See

“Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.” Neil Postman This past year I was part of a very enlightening verse-by-verse study on the…

Adoption: Do the Next Thing

Editor’s note: This week is the annual Cry of the Orphan campaign and FamilyLife hopes you’ll become informed and involved. Listen for special broadcasts this week on FamilyLife Today. Say hello again to Kristin…

Toddler Travel Tip

I am all about giving children life experience through travel in order to teach them about new people, places, and opportunities different than their own. We have traveled by several…

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