motherhood

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…

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…

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…

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 a while since you’ve allowed […] Read more…

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