Family Life

10 Simple Ways for Kids to Serve Others at Christmas

Know that when you teach your children to serve others at Christmas, they ARE learning compassion, kindness and how to give out of a thankful heart, even when you’re not sure they understand! Here are some service project ideas to help others at Christmas (that even the youngest children can take part in!).  Most of us […] Read more…

25+ Christ-Centered Family Christmas Traditions to Start This Year

Wanting to start some Christmas Traditions with your family that keep the focus on Jesus? Even though I’ve been a mom for almost 14 years, I’ve realized that it’s just been in the past four years that our family has really started being more intentional about our December, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day traditions in […] Read more…

How to Parent with Grace

Want to practice grace filled parenting? These five thought-provoking principles will help you put biblical motherhood into practice in a healthy, purposeful way! This post was first published on April 22, 2013. Updated October 10, 2019. When it comes to parenting and child-training, it’s easy to quantify how we’re doing by the results we’re getting: […] Read more…

7 Must-Read Books for Christian Moms

These seven must-read books for Christian moms address some of the deepest and hardest issues about Christian motherhood. They will give you a new perspective, help you focus on what is eternally important, and create long-term change in your life and the life of your family. Put these books about motherhood on your Christian reading […] Read more…

10 Things You Can do as a Christian Mom to Manage your Struggle with Anxiety or Depression

Encouragement and real help for the Christian mom going through depression and anxiety. Not long ago, a mom friend and I were having a chat about how, at certain stages of life, we struggle through feelings of frustration, anger, impatience and physical exhaustion almost every day. And it reminded me how far I’d come in […] Read more…

Homemaker's Friend Daily Planner

Still Need a Planner? Use the 2019 Homemaker’s Friend Planner!

Get the 2019 Homemaker’s Friend Planner at a discount using the coupon code at my blog!  One of the things I’ve identified over the years from many of my readers and mom friends is that many of you struggle with using your time well and feeling like you’ve used it for what matters. I can […] Read more…

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