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Guest Post: 6 Tips to Help You Talk to Your Teen

My guest post today is by an expert who has worked with teens for more than a decade. If you looking for tips on how to talk with your teen or need help connecting with your teen in conversation, these are some great tips to help. 6 Tips to Help You Talk with Your Teen… Continue reading Guest Post: 6 Tips to Help You Talk to Your Teen

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8 Biggest Time Wasters for Homemakers

      Everybody has the same amount of time per day. 24 hours. Seven days in a week. 365 days a year. There is one thing that you cannot change and that is the amount of time we have on any given day. As a wife and mother,  it is up to you how… Continue reading 8 Biggest Time Wasters for Homemakers

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Slow Cooker Mac-n-Cheese

The crock pot or slow cooker (whichever you prefer) is my best friend most days. I absolutely adore the idea of throwing something in there and forgetting about it until it is time to eat. Therefore, it was not a surprise today when I decided to use the slow cooker in preparation for our church potluck.… Continue reading Slow Cooker Mac-n-Cheese

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Guest Post: Practice Gratitude: The Grateful Tree

  Thanksgiving is just a few days away. This is the time of year that we focus on being content, thus cultivating gratefulness. My guest blogger today, Elaine from thisgratefulmama tells us how to create a Grateful Tree with our family.   Practice Gratitude: The Grateful Tree I’m excited to share how our family has been recording our 59… Continue reading Guest Post: Practice Gratitude: The Grateful Tree

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Guest Post: Three Simple Secrets to a Delightful Marriage

Secrets of a Successful Marriage Divorce is a sad word, it is such a permanent fix for an often temporary problem within a marriage. Too many couples call it quits and head for the courthouse to end their marriages. While I am not claiming to be a marriage expert by any means, I do know… Continue reading Guest Post: Three Simple Secrets to a Delightful Marriage

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Practicing a Heart of Gratitude Now!

  I am sure you are aware that Thanksgiving is right around the corner. It’s sort of hard to miss, isn’t it? Of course, it is a great time to eat all the delicious food and enjoy family, but it is a perfect time to focus on the Thanks and Giving part of the holiday.… Continue reading Practicing a Heart of Gratitude Now!

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10 Bible Verses for a Grateful Heart

My heart has been filled with warmth and blessings when I see my facebook newsfeed flooded with posts of gratitude and thankfulness these past few weeks. To be filled with a heart of gratefulness reflects a heart that is truly content. However, what happens when you are not content or are ungrateful?  My guest Lori… Continue reading 10 Bible Verses for a Grateful Heart

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Keepers of the Home Facebook Members Page

Are you a married Christian woman who is also a wife and mother looking for a place to call home? There is a place just for you, Training Keepers of the Home Facebook Group. This is a private group that is a safe place for support on a variety of topics pertaining to Christian homemaking and… Continue reading Keepers of the Home Facebook Members Page

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14 Ways To Help Bereaved Parents

Grief is uncomfortable.  It is awkward when you do not know what to say in those situations when a parent has lost a child.  I have been on both ends of the spectrum. I have been the one to say dumb unforgivable comments and I have been the one to have extremely hurt by those… Continue reading 14 Ways To Help Bereaved Parents

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Practicing Christian Hospitality: Thanksgiving Reimagined

Thanksgiving is great, isn’t it? The day that you have been planning, buying, and preparing for is almost here. You can almost taste the turkey, smell the pie, and see the smiling faces of your loved ones around you. Your heart and home will both be filled with warmth as you count your blessings on… Continue reading Practicing Christian Hospitality: Thanksgiving Reimagined