Money · Parenting

22 Affordable and Unique Summer Activities to do with Your Children

22 Affordable and Unique Summer Activites for Children Summer vacation is right around the corner. And while many parents may be planning fancy summer get-aways or sending their kids to expensive summer camps; that is not an option for most parents. In fact, it is possible to have a wonderful summer vacation with your children… Continue reading 22 Affordable and Unique Summer Activities to do with Your Children

Homemaking · Parenting

11 Effective Disciplines for Raising Successful Children

11 Effective Disciplines for Raising Successful Children Have you ever wondered, “How can I raise successful Godly children?” Does it seem to be too difficult of a task to do in this world today? Raising Children is Tough Work As parents we are responsible for loving, protecting, teaching, nourishing their souls, providing entertainment, kissing boo-boo’s,… Continue reading 11 Effective Disciplines for Raising Successful Children

Parenting

7 Words of Grace Your Children Need to Hear

If you have been on my blog for any length of time, then you know that I often remind women that we set the tone for our homes.   This is done through our attitudes and actions by speaking life through words of encouragement. “The wife and mother in a family often ‘sets the tone’ in the… Continue reading 7 Words of Grace Your Children Need to Hear

Homemaking · Marriage · Parenting · Titus 2

Homemaking 101: 12 Disciplines for the Christian Homemaker

Whether you’re newly married, about to be married, or have been married awhile; homemaking is an area in every woman’s life that requires encouragement. Encouragement is necessary for all stages of homemaking, at age every, and at at every stage. But, what if you do not know how to live out the role that God… Continue reading Homemaking 101: 12 Disciplines for the Christian Homemaker

Encouragement · Homemaking · Parenting

Five Common (Yet Radical) Values that You Should Teach Your Children

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

Parenting

15 Ways to Teach Your Children to Enjoy Reading

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

Parenting

The Benefits of Play and Why You Should Encourage Your Child to Play

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

Biblical womanhood · Encouragement · Homemaking · Marriage · Parenting · Titus 2

THE INFLUENCE OF A GODLY WOMAN

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

Biblical womanhood · Encouragement · Homemaking · Marriage · Parenting

Need Help with Getting Motivated as a Homemaker?

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?

Bible Reading · Biblical womanhood · Encouragement · Homemaking · Parenting · Titus 2

11 Ways to Grow Your Faith as a Christian Woman (While Being a Busy 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)