Faith | Family | Prayer

6 War Room Prayers for Your Strong-Willed Child’s Heart

Shepherding a strong-willed child can be a road filled with frustration, tears, and parenting battles. Personally, I never thought my three-year old would test my patience at every opportunity and we would lock horns at such a young age. And I certainly couldn’t imagine that these issues would continue to plague my home as an eight…

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.

Hope for When Mom Needs an Attitude Adjustment
Family | Kids | Marriage

Hope for When Mom Needs an Attitude Adjustment

Hanging by the back door of my childhood home was the embroidered sign reading, “If Mama Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy!” If a phrase could embody a mom that needs an attitude adjustment, this would be it! Now as a mom myself, that saying makes me chuckle under my breath, knowing all too well how…

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.

30 FUN Indoor Activities with Kids
Kids

30 FUN Indoor Activities with Kids

There’s just some about the kids playing outside that brightens all our moods and puts a smile on my face.  In fact, my son needs to run and jump so much that when the weather doesn’t cooperate, we have a problem.  Yet over the years, I’ve compiled my favorite bag of mom tricks and indoor…

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 Steps to Making Family Bible Study a Reality in Your Home
Faith | Family

4 Steps to Making Family Bible Study a Reality in Your Home

Brace yourself. Because I am going to say three words that immediately cause the majority of us to feel inadequate and guilty, if not defeated: (Are you ready for them?) FAMILY BIBLE STUDY For many Christians, the words “family Bible study” produce feelings of guilt, frustration, inadequacy, and mild panic. We know how important it…

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.

20 Ways to Have FUN at Home on New Year’s Eve
Holidays/Seasonal | Kids | Marriage | New Year's

20 Ways to Have FUN at Home on New Year’s Eve

I have a confession.  Last New Year’s Eve, I didn’t stay up until midnight. Pathetic, I know. With little kids, it’s just too hard for us to go out on New Year’s, so we usually end up staying home. Don’t get me wrong, I love my flannel pants and wearing no make-up, but this year I am…

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 Simple Ways to Help Kids Pray With Confidence
Faith | Parenting

7 Simple Ways to Help Kids Pray With Confidence

If I were to ask you, “What are the top ten most important things that parents need to teach their children?” would prayer make your list? We teach our children how to add and subtract, how to play musical instruments or sports, and how to read. But, how many of us can say that we…

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.

20 Random Acts of Kindness for Kids and Families
Family

20 Random Acts of Kindness for Kids and Families

In a culture of more give than take, kids can be used to having every whim indulged and every wish granted. Yet it’s important that we help children understand that God calls us to give more than we take. Doing random acts of kindness and family service projects are a great way to teach kids…

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 Kids Focus on Faith During the School Year
Faith | Family | Kids

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…

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.

How to Connect With Teens and Tweens
Family | Parenting

How to Connect With Teens and Tweens

  One of the biggest changes we face as parents of tweens and teens is the shift from having little kids to big ones, from parenting children to guiding young adults. Often, during the preteen years, our kids can start to pull away.  They go from chatting incessantly to holding everything in. Conversations that once…

About Charlie

Charlie White is the homeschooling mother of four behind the blog MississippiMom.com. She is passionate about encouraging women with the word of God and a good cup of coffee.

Secrets to Hosting an Epic Family Game Night
Family | Kids

Secrets to Hosting an Epic Family Game Night

As a child, many of my memories with my parents and siblings involved family game night.  Fondly, I remember how those times of laughter and love seemed to cement our bond that even the storms of life could not break. If you have regular family game nights, you know exactly how precious those moments can…

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.