Motherhood

Christmas Break Sanity Savers for Moms

Maybe it’s just me, but when my kids are off school for Christmas break, it gets plain old WILD at our house! Something about the combination of the upcoming holiday, the candy and gifts, kids who are getting used to being around each other all day again and the lack of routine results in emotions […] Read more…

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31 Day Back to School Prayer Calendar for Moms

How wonderful would it feel to have confidence and peace about the school year ahead?  Your child is in God’s hands, and although it isn’t always easy to “let go and let God”, we can know for certain that His Word says it is true! He tells us that he’ll never leave or forsake your […] Read more…

7 Scriptures for Weary Moms

Do you sometimes wake up in the morning feeling weary, resigned to another difficult day? Or go to bed at night tired physically and emotionally, your energy completely spent? So many of my days begin and end this way. Though I know God wants me to recognize my abundant blessings and not believe the lie I […] Read more…

On the days you feel like a failure as a mom, remember this

When is the last time you focused on something you did right as a mom? Not just “I kept everybody alive today” or “no one burned down the house this week” but “I did ____ to encourage my children” or “I helped my child ____”. If you’re anything like me, it’s probably been awhile since you’ve allowed yourself […] Read more…

5 reasons to be thankful for your strong willed child

Five Reasons to be Thankful For Having a Strong Willed Child

From the moment she was born, I was certain my daughter Leah would be a strong-willed child. She came into this world screaming and didn’t stop for months! She resisted my efforts to sleep-train, bucked against toddler discipline of any kind and continues to test my patience every. single. day. Yet despite the enormous amount of […] Read more…

Why Do I Keep Yelling at my Kids?

Once again, I felt it happening. The uncontrollable hot feeling of frustration welling up inside me when my 4 year old spilled his milk all over what seemed like the entire dining room for the second time in one meal. Not pausing for one moment to consider what I was doing, I hollered, “Seriously, what is […] Read more…

These 10 Bible verses are perfect for toddlers to memorize, helping them hide God's Word in their hearts! They learn so quickly and love committing Scripture to memory!

10 Bible Verses to Teach Your Toddler

These 10 Scripture verses are perfect for teaching to toddlers. It will help your little ones understand God’s Word and His love for them too! Every time our two year old goes to her Tiny Tots Sunday school class, the teacher passes around the Bible and asks the kids if they want to put their […] Read more…

The Biggest Lie I Believed About Motherhood

There’s a damaging mindset I’ve been struggling with in regards to motherhood. It’s played itself over and over in my mind at different times during the past decade….and it’s hard to make it stop. It’s a nagging thought that sneaks into my mind late at night, when I can’t sleep. Or during a difficult day, […] Read more…

30 Ways to be Fully Present in Your Child’s Day

My first grade teacher, who I dearly loved, 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 of young boys and girls who passed through her doors during her 40 years of teaching, these words were representative of her […] Read more…

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