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7 Advent devotionals for women

7 Advent Devotionals for Women

Here are the 7 best Advent Bible studies for women! Looking for an Advent devotional? You’ve come to the right place!  I love the season of Advent. The meaning of the word Advent is “arrival” or “coming into view”. Isn’t that a beautiful way to picture the birth of Christ? God, “coming into view” as […] Read more…

11 Bible verses for girls about having confidence

11 Bible Verses for Girls That Will Inspire Confidence

How to raise a confident Christian daughter, with guidance from Scripture to make them strong and find their confidence in Jesus! As a mom of two daughters (currently 4 and 10), it’s been on my heart over the past few months to find Bible verses for girls that would speak specifically to them both as […] Read more…

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Praying for Your Child’s School Year

Right in this moment of my life as a mom, there’s nothing that makes my heart sink more than asking how my kids’ school day went and having them say “not good.” When my 7 year old’s little face looks sad after he hops in the van at pick-up, I just want to fix everything […] Read more…

31 days of school year prayers for your children devotional

31 Days of School Year Prayers for Your Children Devotional!

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…

Free Printable Scriptural Affirmations for Christian Moms

Positive printable Scripture affirmations for all Christian moms, straight from God’s Word!  Being a mom is hard. It’s a wonderful calling, but it’s not an easy one! I find that I need more encouragement as a mom than I did as a teen or a young adult. And when we’re constantly comparing ourselves to others […] Read more…

5 Everyday Ways to Share Jesus with Your Kids

“Help me out, fellow moms,” my friend pleaded on Facebook. “How can I talk about God with my kids? They go to preschool at a church and I feel like they know Jesus better than I do!” As Christian parents, we want to be the main spiritual influence in our kids’ lives. We want to […] Read more…

How to Talk to Your Kids About Being Thankful (When It Seems Like They Always are Complaining)

Does it ever feel like you’re constantly telling your kids to stop complaining? As a Christian parent, do you share Bible verses with them in the hopes that they will see how important it is to always be thankful and grateful and never grumble again….but it doesn’t seem to work? :) I think sometimes we can […] Read more…

The Surprising Benefit of Gratitude You May Not Have Thought Of

“Mom?” My seven year old approached me timidly, long past her bedtime. I was tempted to get upset, but something about her expression made me stop. I asked what she needed. She held out a stuffed black dog, that she’d won at a raffle a few days earlier. “Remember when our church sent that big […] Read more…

How to Respond Graciously When Our Kids Misbehave in Public

The blowout happened the same day the meltdown happened. I was wrangling all four children under the age of seven through Target, trying desperately to grab as many items as I could before the newborn needed to be fed and the 5 year old said “I’m hungry!” one more time. Then I innocently told the […] 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 Encouraging Bible Verses for Worn-Out 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…

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