Purposeful Homemaking

5 Ways We Naturally Boost our Children’s Immune System

During the cold and flu season, I admit that I worry often about my children getting really sick. It just takes so much out of them and of us as parents and it seems to take forever to get our lives back on track once illness has ravaged our family! About three years ago, I started […] Read more…

12 Scriptures for Moms in the New Year

As we approach a new year, we’re usually thinking of ways to change ourselves and become a better ______ (mom, wife, friend, blogger)–you name it, I’ve thought of it and you probably have too! Perhaps some Scriptural encouragement could go a long way in showing us that though I have found some ways to start […] Read more…

How to Get Kids to Do Chores (Without Complaining)

Anyone whose children LOVE doing chores, raise your hand high!! Not all at once please. ;) Perhaps you have children like mine, who started out as toddlers very excited about helping mom with household chores or dad with outdoor tasks but have somehow morphed into a slumped-shouldered, sighing, elementary-aged individual who believes chores are for […] Read more…

Easy Pumpkin Spice No Bake Cookies

I am so excited to have two contributors at The Purposeful Mom! This week Jennifer from A Heart for My Home will be sharing a delicious fall recipe for her first monthly post! It’s officially Fall time now and for me it’s the time to start baking all things apple and pumpkin.  This year I […] Read more…

The Positives and {Slight} Negatives of Our First Experience with Samaritan Ministries

An in-depth and honest review of Samaritan Ministries; the health sharing Christian ministry we’ve used for our health care expenses for several years! Update: We’ve been members of Samaritan Ministries for over 6 years now and we continue to believe that it’s the best option for Christian families, especially those on one income or self-employed, […] Read more…

DIY Corn Muffin Dry Mix

One of the ways I attempt to save time when preparing meals is to make homemade dry mixes ahead of time. That way, all I have to do is add the liquid ingredients to the already prepared dry ingredients for a quick bread, side or dessert. Kirk, my husband, loves chili and cornbread, so I decided to make up a corn muffin […] Read more…

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