25 Questions to Prepare Your Marriage for the Holidays
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25 Questions to Prepare Your Marriage for the Holidays

Did you dream of what your first married Christmas would look like? You’d pick out a real tree, and your strong handsome husband would cut it down. Together you’d decorate it and put an angel on top. You couldn’t wait for your Prince Charming to taste your grandma’s sugar cookies and your aunt’s pecan pie….

4 Simple Ways to Teach Your Kids About God Through Nature
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4 Simple Ways to Teach Your Kids About God Through Nature

One of our greatest blessings as mothers is the privilege to teach our children about God. It’s a weighty blessing — one that we are constantly wondering and questioning if we are getting “right.” So we teach them the Bible stories, reinforce the “reason for the season” each holiday, pray diligently for their little hearts,…

One Question That Will Transform Your Bible Study
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One Question That Will Transform Your Bible Study

Finally. Silence. The house has been crazy all morning. Your littles thought today would be a great day to “do crafts” while you were taking 5 minutes to jump in the shower. But, your 5-minute reprieve turned into an hour long scrubbing glue and googling ‘hacks to clean up all the glitter.’ But never mind…

4 Key Steps to Defeat Perfection Paralysis
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4 Key Steps to Defeat Perfection Paralysis

So you’ve started working on a new goal, but you get off track for a day or two. And now you’re not sure you want to still pursue it. You know you should begin this project but don’t have all of the supplies to do it perfectly. So why bother expending all that energy for…

3 Reasons to Respond to Your Child’s Heart Before Their Actions
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3 Reasons to Respond to Your Child’s Heart Before Their Actions

“Mom, just let me explain.” “I don’t want to hear your excuses right now.” “But Mom, please, just listen for a second.” You admit it — you made a mistake, you messed up, and you feel terrible. You simply want 2 minutes to let them know that your heart was in the right place, even if…

A Prayer For The Mom Who Has Nothing Left To Give

A Prayer For The Mom Who Has Nothing Left To Give

It’s too early in the day to be giving up. But this kid, man. He already has me in tears. Yesterday, he dumped all my precious coffee creamer on the floor (hence the tears), and while I was cleaning it up, he flushed the lid to Daddy’s shaving cream down the toilet — effectively clogging…

3 Steps to Help Your Children Find Their Passions
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3 Steps to Help Your Children Find Their Passions

Oh, mama, I can hear your sigh at the title. Great, another post about how I’m not doing enough. Before we even begin let me clarify one thing:  this is not a post about signing your kids up for all kinds of sports and clubs. And it isn’t about raising little all-star athletes and superstar singers. Instead,…