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Lessons for Raising Daughters

Raising Girls In the almost fourteen years I have been raising children, five of them have been girls.  Currently, we have five girls ages 3 to almost 14 under our roof, along with our ten-year-old son. The minute my first daughter was placed in my arms, life changed at that moment. People joke that she… Continue reading Lessons for Raising Daughters

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Trusting God When Things Don’t Go Your Way

Follow Your Heart My husband told me many years ago that I was a ‘control freak’  because I would try to fix everything. When he told me that I remember being deeply offended. Did he not know that I knew what was best for everybody (insert sarcasm)? Because of how I felt, I believed I… Continue reading Trusting God When Things Don’t Go Your Way

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How We Clean Our 7,000 (square foot) House in Less Than One Hour

THE MOVE Four years ago we moved from a 1,000 square foot house to a 7,000 square foot house.  At that time we had five small children.  We were extremely content at our old house. We lived a minimalistic lifestyle and kept things simple. The only reason we moved to a different house was due… Continue reading How We Clean Our 7,000 (square foot) House in Less Than One Hour

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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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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