How to Help Your Kids Focus on Faith During the School Year
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How to Help Your Kids Focus on Faith During the School Year

For me, as a teacher, August is like the beginning of the year.  I try to set New School Year’s Resolutions, create new habits, and set myself up for success.  However, many times I fall short (probably because I bite off more than I can chew.) One goal that I have worked hard to maintain…

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Jessica is wife, mother, teacher and friend who loves to write, read, and drink coffee - but not necessarily in that order. She uses her love of reading and writing to fuel her blog everydayabiding.com and hopefully encourage other women along the way.

Finding Contentment When Life Hasn’t Turned Out Like You Planned
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Finding Contentment When Life Hasn’t Turned Out Like You Planned

Do you know the story of the woman at the well?  In that story, Jesus unmasked her hidden sin and five husbands and live-in boyfriend.  I know we shake our head when we hear that account and secretly judge her indiscretions. While it’s true she made some bad decisions, we’re ultimately not that different from…

About Jessica

Jessica is wife, mother, teacher and friend who loves to write, read, and drink coffee - but not necessarily in that order. She uses her love of reading and writing to fuel her blog everydayabiding.com and hopefully encourage other women along the way.

Simple Ways to Save Your Sanity this Summer
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Simple Ways to Save Your Sanity this Summer

So I don’t know about you, but as a teacher, I am counting down my days until the summer.  Sure, I love my job but I also love not having to set my alarm clock and not having to bring work home with me. Even with a job I enjoy, the summer off is enticing….

About Jessica

Jessica is wife, mother, teacher and friend who loves to write, read, and drink coffee - but not necessarily in that order. She uses her love of reading and writing to fuel her blog everydayabiding.com and hopefully encourage other women along the way.

The Secret to Being Patient Even When You’re Really Not
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The Secret to Being Patient Even When You’re Really Not

Once a student told me, “Mrs. Bowen, thanks for being patient with us.” WHAT?!?! I asked her if she would write it down to share with my husband because I know he would never use my name and patience in the same sentence. And well, honestly, I couldn’t really argue with that. I don’t excel…

About Jessica

Jessica is wife, mother, teacher and friend who loves to write, read, and drink coffee - but not necessarily in that order. She uses her love of reading and writing to fuel her blog everydayabiding.com and hopefully encourage other women along the way.