Faith

Discovering a Meaningful Easter

Easter is such a powerful and holy season that is quickly being overshadowed by an overgrown rabbit, and the real meaning is lost on over-sugared children. Many adults are even…

Lessons from a Donkey

Easter is approaching… and I’ve been thinking about donkeys. Strange?  Perhaps. Yet it was a mere donkey that played a major role in the events of Holy Week.  As Jesus…

Family Love to Quarantine Helpers

The coronavirus leaves us all considering the unknown and “what if’s” and that kind of thinking can spin a “mom-mind” into places you don’t want it to go.  Little eyes…

Three Tips For Being A Positive Mom Who Raises Kids Who Don’t Complain

I’d like to add to that title, “Zip Your Lips and Lower Your Expectations.” No mom wants to raise her kids to be complaining, hard-to-please adults. And yet, moms (myself…

4 Simple Ways to Teach Scripture to Young Children

I’ve always found this passage a rather tough pill to swallow. How can we really think about and discuss God’s Word at every corner of our day? I’ve also found…

What I Gained By Giving Up Time On Facebook

A while back I hopped on Facebook first thing in the morning, as was my usual routine numerous times a day. The routine had started innocently several years back. I…

Five Ways to Draw Your Little One Closer to God

We all want to raise good kids.  We want our children to be kind and compassionate, loving and forgiving. How in the world do we teach them these things???  From my…

Peace in Everything and Anything

I’ve often referred to my life as “joyful chaos.” I’ve been exceedingly blessed with five children—five boisterous people who make my life beautiful. But I have one little person in particular who…

Joy in the Moments of Single Motherhood

This morning I enjoyed listening to several women share about how much they are blessed by being grandmas. One lady expressed how she felt it was her opportunity to make…

What Christ Did at Christmas

We were all excited. I’d planned a sparkling Christmas family night: soup with cornbread, making popcorn balls, and then cuddling up together for “The Polar Express.” Ahh. Christmas! What started…

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