Family Life

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…

30 Ways to Reconnect with Your Kids

Learn how to connect with your kids after a long day, when parenting feels overwhelming or when you’ve been distracted as a parent!  My first grade teacher, Mrs. Kingzett, had this quote framed on the wall of her classroom. As the hard-working farm wife and mother of four children and the beloved teacher of hundreds […] 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…

How to be a Happier Stay-at-Home Mom this Summer

8 proven ways for the Christian mom to be more peaceful and joyful this summer with kids at home! Does the thought of the last day of school make your palms sweat and your mind feel panicky? Maybe summer feels like a season of survival, rather than a season where you can thrive and grow […] Read more…

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7 Ways to Make Summer at Home with Kids More Fun

Want to be a more fun, playful mom this summer? Here are 7 ways to have fun at home with your kids and create great memories (rather than being so stressed and feeling like you’re going to pull your hair out all the time!) My husband and I have four children, and I happen to […] 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…

How to find time for Bible study and have a stronger devotional life as a busy mom!

5 Days to a Stronger Devotional Life eCourse

Having a stronger devotional life and finding time to read the Bible isn’t impossible, even when you’re a very busy mom and life seems crazy! Our 5 Days to a Stronger Devotional Life free Mini eCourse will address some of the common frustrations we have as moms when it comes to finding time for God’s Word […] Read more…

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