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Hope For Overwhelmed Mothers

  ENCOURAGEMENT FOR MOTHERS Here at Training Keepers of the Home, we do our best to offer encouragement for your walk as a mother.  Whether you are single or married, being a mother is not often an easy task. We all have come to those points where we struggle and feel overwhelmed. The truth is… Continue reading Hope For Overwhelmed Mothers

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Aiming to please

“For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ.” Galations 1:10 (NIV)  Who shall I serve?  Who am I aiming to please?   “No one can serve two masters. Either you… Continue reading Aiming to please

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Learn How to Be Content in Six Steps

Contentment: The state of happiness and satisfaction. The Satisfaction of Being Content This is a definition applicable to many different things. One can be satisfied after baking a cake because they are happy with the results. One can be happy with how their children behaved at the supermarket. Or one could be satisfied with the… Continue reading Learn How to Be Content in Six Steps

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My son, David Cooper, Grief, Pain, and Peace

Loss of a Baby Is there peace after one loses a baby?  Is there hope?  How do you deal with the grief after losing a child either through miscarriage or stillbirth? Mom of Seven, One in Heaven I am a mother to seven. Seven babies I have carried in the womb, given birth to, prayed… Continue reading My son, David Cooper, Grief, Pain, and Peace

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Living Virtuously: A Wife’s Complete Guide to Keeping Her Heart and Home

  “Love and marriage, love and marriage They go together like a horse and carriage This I tell you, brother You can’t have one without the other” This lyrics are infamous for almost anybody that lived through the 80’s and 90’s all because of the television sitcom, Married with Children.   Fun fact, did you know… Continue reading Living Virtuously: A Wife’s Complete Guide to Keeping Her Heart and Home

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Personal Integrity and the #MeToo Agenda

The Integrity of a Personal Account While the rest of the United States seems to be reeling one way or another from the Kavanaugh confirmation, I will continue to praise God for a Supreme Court Justice that will stand up for the issues that need the truth represented. As wives and mothers, we should be… Continue reading Personal Integrity and the #MeToo Agenda

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LIVING VIRTUOUSLY: Chapter 4 VIRTUOUS COMMITMENTS

Back when I first got married, I was working full time as a teacher.  I took a lot of pride in my job and devoted hours outside of work to my job.   It did not matter, I worked until late at night and through the entire weekend.  Even if my husband and I were together… Continue reading LIVING VIRTUOUSLY: Chapter 4 VIRTUOUS COMMITMENTS

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A Beautiful Woman Inside and Out

As a mother of five daughters, the topic of beauty comes up often.  Whether we are discussing pimples, hair products, or clothing choices; we discuss what they consider beautiful.  I have one daughter in high school, one in middle school, and two in elementary school.  My youngest one is at home with me still. I… Continue reading A Beautiful Woman Inside and Out

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Save Money by Eating at Home

Americans Spend a Fortune The average American spends over $70,000 in their lifetime on dining outside of the home. And over 47% of Americans dine alone. The typical American spends $20 per meal eating out and does so on the average of 5.8 times per week. That is a lot of money for a country… Continue reading Save Money by Eating at Home

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Living Virtuously: A Wife’s Complete Guide to Keeping Her House and Home (Chapter 3 Study Questions)

  CHAPTER 3 VIRTUOUS CONVERSATION “Loose lips sink ships” How many times have you hear this phrase? I have heard this my entire life growing up from my family.  Gossip was one thing not tolerated by my mother and father. Unfortunately, that concept seem to have not sunk in until I was an adult. And… Continue reading Living Virtuously: A Wife’s Complete Guide to Keeping Her House and Home (Chapter 3 Study Questions)