motherhood

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

5 Days to a Stronger Devotional Life Challenge

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 Challenge will address some of the common frustrations we have as moms when it comes to finding time for God’s Word and […] Read more…

11 Bible verses for girls about having confidence

11 Bible Verses for Girls That Will Inspire Confidence

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 young and tween girls, so they will build confidence and be strong. However, a couple of weeks ago, I was really struck […] Read more…

3 Books on Motherhood to Read in 2017

As crazy as it seems, it’s a brand new year! I remember sitting down last year at this time, trying to plan out a list of books that I wanted to read in 2016 and being so excited about learning new things and growing as a woman, mom and blogger :)  Though I didn’t get […] 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 Mom Conference: FREE to Watch (Oct 11-13)!

I like to accept advice from other moms….but in secret.  Since childhood, I’ve had the tendency to only want to learn when I am the initiator. I really don’t like unsolicited advice.  Does this describe you? :)  For moms like us, this is where the internet comes in very handy. While we want to remember […] Read more…

How to Respond Graciously When Our Kids Don’t Behave in Public

We teach our children the proper and polite words to say. We discipline them at home to help guide them in the right direction. We pray over them and show them Scriptures that teach character. And it’s working! And we feel good.  And then, there’s the fit at Target. Or a meltdown at at playdate. […] Read more…

31 days of prayer post feature

31 Days of Back to School Prayers for Your Children

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…

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…

5 Things to Say to a Discouraged Child

As my kids are growing older (we have a 10 and 7 year old as well as a 4 and 2 year old), there have been more and more situations where we’ve had to deal with discouragement. Whether it’s a struggle with a friend or sibling, an event they don’t get to attend, or a […] 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…

The One Piece of Advice I Wish I Had Listened to as a New Mom

I’ve been a mom for just about 10 years now, and I know less now than I knew when my first child was born. That may sound strange, but it’s true! For me, it is similar to being a Christian. The longer I am one, the more I realize how much I don’t know and have […] Read more…

5 Ways to Teach Your Children How to Pray

“Dear Jesus, um…..” If your child’s prayers seem to often begin that way, you’re not alone! Although my kids can quickly rattle off the latest Minecraft building ideas and go on for hours several minutes about the plot of a funny movie, praying to God doesn’t always come as easily. Perhaps it’s the fear of saying the wrong thing or […] Read more…

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