7 Best Summer Organization Tips & Tricks
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7 Best Summer Organization Tips & Tricks

Be honest, friend. Are you really ready to thrive this summer with the kids at home? Just in case you could use some moral support, I’ve gathered my favorite summer organization tips to help you sail into this short season. Whether you’re a naturally gifted organizer or if you’re ok with a few things askew…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

The Christian Alternative to Elf on the Shelf
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The Christian Alternative to Elf on the Shelf

(Please note, I was given a copy of The Shepherd’s Treasure to review, but the opinions expressed are all my own.) Christmas is filled with magic and wonder for children.  Before having kids of my own, I dreamed of an elaborate holiday and the memories we would make together.  Fast forward six years and two…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

The Blessing of a Parent that Says No
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The Blessing of a Parent that Says No

Mindlessly surfing the web, I stumbled upon an article that had me riveted from moment one.  Surprisingly, this post described various ways parents scar their kids for life. Curious and always a bit unsure if I am on the right parenting path, I was floored to learn the #1 way parents are ruining their children….

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

3 Steps to Setting Goals with Your Kids
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3 Steps to Setting Goals with Your Kids

Being married to an Executive Coach, means setting yearly goals at the beginning of each year. This year as I began the process, the thought occurred to me that my kids may have goals that they want to achieve. Of course! What better way to raise visionaries, than to help them begin to set goals…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

7 Characteristics of a Strong Family
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7 Characteristics of a Strong Family

In 1858 Abraham Lincoln began his most memorable speech with these words: “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” Lincoln, of course, was addressing a weakness he saw in America at the time. I believe the same weakness, lack of unity, threatens to destroy many families today. If you want a strong family, one that…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

5 Ways to Play with Your Kids When You Hate to Play
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5 Ways to Play with Your Kids When You Hate to Play

True confession time. I cheat at Candy Land. I’ve been known to throw a game of Chutes and Ladders too. Especially when I land on that super-long curly slide that takes me alll the way back to the almost-beginning. Here’s the true confession part. I cheat so that I lose, not so that I win….

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

4 Reasons to Challenge Our Kids With Spiritual Truths
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4 Reasons to Challenge Our Kids With Spiritual Truths

We just returned from the children’s hospital after yet another disappointing appointment with the ‘specialist’. We were feeling discouraged and hopeless…again. No answers. The only response was: ‘keep up the treatment but give her more’. Really?!?! I looked at my little girl and a question came to mind. I had to ask her. “Emily, do…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

How to Help Your Children Become Great Friends
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How to Help Your Children Become Great Friends

As a mother to seven children, I can say that one of the greatest desires of my heart is that my children would not only be siblings, but also close friends. In my case, I think part of this desire stems from being an only child without any siblings until I was nearly nine years…

Where to Get Online Study Help (Especially in Economics!)

Where to Get Online Study Help (Especially in Economics!)

Economics is a challenging subject or field of study. I remember battling it as a high school  and college student and being baffled by concepts that didn’t seem relevant to my everyday life. There are a lot of theories and disciplines to memorize. Sometimes the classroom sessions and extra readings here and there are not…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Keeping Your Child’s Room Clean & Organized

Keeping Your Child’s Room Clean & Organized

Your child’s room resembles a battlefield? Yeah, that’s a common problem for many parents. No matter how hard you try to instill some sense of responsibility in your child, the results are always the same. Children clean their rooms one day and on the next, they’ve become just as messy. It’s understandable, since the younger…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

To the Christian Student in the Public School
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To the Christian Student in the Public School

To the Christian Student in the Public School, It’s hard to believe the memories of summer freedom are behind you and it’s time to roam the halls of school once again. Some are filled with excitement, ready for a new year and embrace the chance for a clean slate. Others are not so thrilled and…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.