7 Simple Ways to Help Kids Pray With Confidence
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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

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.

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,…

10 Ways to Connect with Your Family When Life is Busy
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10 Ways to Connect with Your Family When Life is Busy

I often wish that the pace of life would slow a little, but have come to accept that the modern family has to make an effort to stay connected and to intentionally guard family relationships from the busyness of this world. Between sports, church, work, friendships, and time spent on social media,  it seems as…

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 #1 Way to Connect with Your Child
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The #1 Way to Connect with Your Child

“Mom, will you play with me?”  “Watch this, mom!”  “Mom, let me show you THIS!” These are a few phrases on repeat in my house all. day. long. Our 5 year old son is passionate about life, and shares his zest for dirt and “work guys” with anyone within ear shot. However, what he loves…

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 Pursue Your Husband

5 Ways to Pursue Your Husband

This coming July marks the 16th wedding anniversary for my husband and me. Boy, oh boy, have I learned so much and have come so far in my marriage. Thank God for His grace, mercy, and guidance. What a blessing I have been given.  One lesson I’ve learned is the importance of pursuing each other.  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.

My 5 Favorite Ways to Pray for My Kids
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My 5 Favorite Ways to Pray for My Kids

Prayer. It’s one of the best and most impactful things that we can do for our children. No matter their age, their stage of life, or what is going on in their lives–we can pray for them. We can lift them and their needs up to our heavenly Father. But, where do we start? What…

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.

It All Starts with Dad
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It All Starts with Dad

As mothers in general, we have big dreams for our children. As Christian moms, we have an added desire to see our children come to the Lord. We hustle on Sunday mornings to get them up, feed, dressed, and out the door to church. We take them to Awana on Wednesday nights and attempt to…

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.