How to Handle Disappointments as a Christian In the past 24 hours…. I dropped our landline cordless phone in a sink of hot soapy water. A full pan of hot rhubarb crisp fell out of the oven and landed upside down on the kitchen floor. The dog puked two minutes before dinner was to be… Continue reading How to Handle Disappointments as a Christian
Are you a procrastinator? What is stopping or preventing you from being productive at home? Does the thought of doing a task completely overwhelm you at times, often to the point of not even attempting to do it? As homemakers we can be a busy bunch. Our schedules and lives are full. There are faces… Continue reading Is Procrastination Stopping You from Being Productive as a Homemaker?
Children and Gender Roles As I type this I am listening to my three youngest bathing suited beauties playing in our kitchen deck. Two hours ago they took their doll strollers, pretend kitchen toys and plastic food, and stuffed animals out there. Every evening after dinner this is where the little girls disappear to. They… Continue reading Children and Gender Roles
In Titus 2:5, God instructs young women in Godly living….”to be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.” We are to be the caretakers of our home, under the guidance of our husband’s leadership. We are not ‘less than’ by submitting, but instead… Continue reading Eleven Ideals for the Christian Homemaker
Overwhelmed as a Homemaker?- Learning How to Say No and Reclaim Your Time Back As women we tend to be ‘yes’ people. We tend to say yes when asked because we feel its expected or it is the ‘right’ thing to do. We say yes because we are mothers, wives, neighbors, sisters, daughters, friends, and… Continue reading Overwhelmed as a Homemaker?-Learning How to Say No and Reclaim Your Time Back
It is not easy being a Christian wife and mother in these modern times. What would have been considered practical and common sense even as near as 50 years ago, is no longer the way of life. The definition of homemaking, marriage, and parenting as changed to fit the acceptance of the world. The world… Continue reading Christian Homemaking Resources: 3 Free e-books on Parenting, Marriage, and Managing our Homes
Christian missionaries are typically highly respected by fellow believers, especially those that live in another country. Have you often wanted to do good works, but felt that your plate was too full as a Christian wife and mother? You don’t have to leave the country or serve in the inner city in order to become… Continue reading How to be a Missionary in Your Own Neighborhood
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
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?