Christian parents often are facing an uphill battle when it comes to raising respectable children in today’s world. As parents we are facing a world that despises all that Christ stands for, especially when it comes to having values. As Christians we are to be different. What can you do as a parent to teach… Continue reading Five Common (Yet Radical) Values that You Should Teach Your Children
I love reading. I love books. I love words. As a child, I spent hours in the bedroom devouring books. I enjoyed reading immensely. My brother on the otherhand, was not a natural reader. He did not find it enjoyable. And I know that reading does not come naturally for many children and because they… Continue reading 15 Ways to Teach Your Children to Enjoy Reading
My fondest memories as a child include playing outside with my brother. We played in our grandparents barn, jumping from hay bale to hay bale. We played in the rye fields and threw clumps of dirt at each other, laughing until our sides hurt. These memories do not include television shows, sports, or video games.… Continue reading The Benefits of Play and Why You Should Encourage Your Child to Play
Today my paternal grandmother would have been 110 years old. She has been gone for about thirteen years now. But I can still see her full head of white curly hair. Her stories and laughter still fresh in my mind. She was a Godly woman who had a strong influence on my faith. Upon entering… Continue reading THE INFLUENCE OF A GODLY WOMAN
Overcoming Discouragement in Homemaking In our homemaking ministry, burnout and discouragement is a real problem. Often a lack of motivation can cause discouragement and burnout in our homemaking routines as wives and mothers. The Reality of Homemaking Work still needs to get done. Meals must be cooked because your family needs to eat. Clothes get… Continue reading Need Help with Getting Motivated as a Homemaker?
When I was a younger mom and had five children under the age of 6, there was not much evidence of the fruits of the Spirit in my life, home, parenting, or marriage. I wasn’t sleeping due to nursing a newborn, teething toddlers, potty training preschoolers, and running a home. At times I felt too… Continue reading 11 Ways to Grow Your Faith as a Christian Woman (While Being a Busy Homemaker)
A virtuous woman is a woman of strength, priorities in order, activities are centered around her home, with honorable characteristics, and she is a blessed woman. The Bible speaks of the “virtuous woman”. But, who is she? How does God in His Word describe her? A VIRTUOUS WOMAN HER PRIORITIES ARE IN ORDER She is a… Continue reading Are You a Virtuous Woman?
When it comes to making decisions as a mother, we are often confused because of conflicting advice that we receive. We just want to do what is right and in our child’s best nature, that is why we reach out for advice. On the other hand, we often receive unsolicited advice that we never wanted… Continue reading Following and Trusting in Your Mama Heart
I write because I want to teach others to not make the mistakes that I did early in my marriage, parenting, and in my faith walk. There were many peaks and valleys for me to get to this point where I could minister from a Titus 2 platform, that is, an older women teaching the… Continue reading Readers Favorite Blog Posts on Marriage, Money, Parenting, and Life Lessons in Christian Homemaking and Biblical Womanhood
Today I was blessed with another car ride with four of my children as I drove them to school. Every day it is the same routine. Nothing changes except our conversation, which my kids have dubbed “Mom’s Daily Encouragement” because I am always talking about something. Monday, we talked about being the LIGHT to others.… Continue reading Training Our Children Up in the Way They Should Go