Introducing Your Child to Prayer
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Introducing Your Child to Prayer

As far back as my memories go, Jesus has always been an ever-present figure in my life. I don’t remember the exact day that my family introduced me to Him, but I can’t remember a time without Him. Knowing this, I had no doubt that I wanted to do the same for my child. Being…

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.

How to Connect with Your Teens (Even if They Don’t Want to Connect with You)
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How to Connect with Your Teens (Even if They Don’t Want to Connect with You)

“How was school today” “Fine.” “Do you have any homework?” Grunt. “Is something wrong?” “Nope. I’m going to my room.” If you have a teenager, you may have had this conversation. Multiple times. Sometimes it can be hard, but learning how to connect with your teen doesn’t have to be a battle. They are beginning…

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 Lose Your Child’s Heart
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5 Ways to Lose Your Child’s Heart

It seems that many parents are concerned about winning their child’s heart, yet great measures need to be taken not to lose your child’s heart in the first place.  A child is born with the natural instinct to see his parents as “good” and to trust them. I am sure you have noticed that when a…

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 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…

The Blessing of Raising a Difficult Child
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The Blessing of Raising a Difficult Child

As a veteran teacher, I just knew I would never parent the out-of-control child.  An expert at parenting before I was even a mom, I admit I was smug in my ability to raise children who were obedient, good citizens and who loved the Lord. Boy, did God have other plans for me. Now officially…

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 Truths that will Transform Your Parenting
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5 Truths that will Transform Your Parenting

(This post does contain affliliate links, and if you choose to purchase, I will make a commission which supports this blog. Please visit the disclosure policy for more details.) Motherhood. It’s the greatest blessing wrapped into one messy and sleep-deprived adventure. From reading books to bandaging knees, motherhood is filled with moments of pure joy…

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 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,…

Simple Solutions for the Woman Who Needs a Break

Simple Solutions for the Woman Who Needs a Break

It was 5:30 am, and I sat in a puddle of tears on the floor, while my daughter, Joy, laughed uncontrollably at my exhaustion. Having Autism, I knew she struggled to understand emotion, but her enthusiastic laughter just made me sob harder.   After a few moments of fuzzy, sleep filled thoughts, I realized this…

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 Easiest Way to Cure Child Boredom {+FREE Printable!}
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The Easiest Way to Cure Child Boredom {+FREE Printable!}

Sometimes I feel like a circus clown, having to come up with creative ways to entertain my children when they are bored. Yet, that goes against everything I believe as a parent, and disagree that children need to be entertained constantly. I’ve always viewed my role as parent as a shepherd,one who guides children towards…

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.