Realistic Family Projects for the Non-Pinterest Mom

Realistic Family Projects for the Non-Pinterest Mom

Surfing through Pinterest, one of my favorite relaxing activities,  I’m bombarded by these extravagant family fun projects that make me cringe a little. Inside I’m questioning how on earth these families have it together enough to make glorious arts and crafts, while my child is shoveling paste and crayons in her mouth faster than I…

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.

25 Ways to Make Traveling with the Family Easier

25 Ways to Make Traveling with the Family Easier

{This post does contain affiliate links, and if you purchase, I will make a small commission which helps support this blog.  Please read the full disclosure policy for more details.} Traveling with the family takes careful planning to be a success.  From packing to managing entertainment, so much detail goes into every aspect of the…

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.

FREE E-Book & Planner: Mom’s Summer Survival Guide
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FREE E-Book & Planner: Mom’s Summer Survival Guide

I remember the immense feeling of freedom as a child {ok, as a teacher, too!} on the last day of school. I couldn’t wait to relax and have the luxury of time to do whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted. As a mom, I still love summer and have grand visions of family time 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.

How to Plan an Amazing Summer for the Family

How to Plan an Amazing Summer for the Family

Ready or not, summer’s around the corner, and it’s time to prepare for fun in the sun and having the kids home. Regardless if your children attend school or are homeschooled, summer means a change in routine and life for all. If you’re like me, wondering what’s a mom to do get ready for summer…

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 Great Homeschool Debate

The Great Homeschool Debate

It’s springtime, yet thoughts of summer fun lurk in the back of every child’s mind.  There’s just a few short weeks until school is out and the long anticipated summer vacation begins. Meanwhile, schools are busy planning ahead for the next school year, and moms compare notes on educational preferences.   Yet lately, education has…

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.

A Generation of Entitled Perfectionists?
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A Generation of Entitled Perfectionists?

As a child of the late 70’s and 80’s, my childhood was spent running around outside, performing lip-syncing concerts for my neighbors to the pop beats of Debbie Gibson and Michael Jackson, and collecting more jelly bracelets than I could count. Cabbage Patch Kids and Strawberry Shortcake were among the must-have toys, and while I…

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 Mom Personalities that Harm the Family
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3 Mom Personalities that Harm the Family

{This post contain affiliate links and if you choose to purchase, I will make a commission.  Please visit the disclosure policy for more details.} The shrill cry of the alarm clock pierced through my dream and I awoke startled, not ready to get out of bed and be an adult. I stumbled to the kitchen,…

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 Epidemic of Weak Men
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The Epidemic of Weak Men

Looking out my window, I see that spring has arrived.  I love watching new plants emerge from the soil and old favorites bloom after a season of dormancy. Soon those fledgling plants will grow tall and strong, with a sturdy stem and deep, hearty roots. With a little TLC, these plants can thrive, produce flowers,…

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 Toxic Things Eroding the Family Unit
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5 Toxic Things Eroding the Family Unit

Rush, rush, and hurry, hurry; those are the sounds of the modern family. Long gone are the days where the family is first and an obvious priority in a busy and fast-paced world.   As a family with young children, I see the writing on the wall and what is expected as the kids grow older….

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 the Weary Mom

Hope for the Weary Mom

There are seasons in every mom’s journey through motherhood that are filled with frustration, tears, and those weary days that threaten to crush our spirits. Sometimes it’s a child’s behavior and we struggle to manage our out-of-control offspring. Sometimes it’s learning a child is struggling in school and wondering about the future. Sometimes it’s the…

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.

What Moms Would Admit if They Were Honest

What Moms Would Admit if They Were Honest

There’s a misconception flitting around the motherhood community. Hide your flaws, be perfect, act like it you can do it all; lest another judge and scorn you from her high horse. Well, the perfection expectation ends here. I, for one, am a lover of reality. I embrace every aspect of motherhood, including those moments where…

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.