Teaching Kids to Stand up For Their Beliefs

Written by: | June 15, 2016

How can we teach our kids to stand up for what they believe in? Depending on your child’s personality, this may look a little different. There is no such thing as a cookie cutter child. What works for one child, will not work for the next. As a mom...
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Tommy Nelson Summer Reading List for Kids

Written by: | May 30, 2016

Summer break!  It’s what our children dream about all year long.  No homework.  No major responsibilities.  Endless playing outside with friends and neighbors. But what about keeping up with reading?  Unless you have an avid book lover, getting your child to read can almost feel like pulling teeth.  Something...
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Ways To Remind Your Girl She Is Beautiful

Written by: | February 19, 2016

You have such amazing power.  That sweet baby that you’ve raised, is soon becoming a woman.  It’s scary and exciting all at the same time.  What you tell her about herself, she will believe.  Those words?  They go down deep inside her and she recalls them on her pillow...
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Creative Ways To Say I Love You To Your Children

Written by: | November 4, 2015

        Remember that time your child’s face lit up when you complimented them?  Has the hustle of life hushed your encouraging voice in their ear?  People in general, and especially children, thrive in a positive and encouraging environment.  When they hear words of affirmation and acts...
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Protective Or Overprotective Parenting?

Written by: | October 9, 2015

We are constantly second guessing ourselves as parents, aren’t we?  When it comes to protecting our children, we’d do anything to shield them from pain or discomfort. But what’s too much?  When is it time to pull back and let them learn from natural consequences or step in and...
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Some Of My Biggest Challenges As A Wife And Mother

Written by: | September 25, 2015

My children are the world to me. I could not ask for three greater blessings in my life. They bring me joy most days, heartache other days, and God continually uses them to sanctify me and make me more like His Son. I remember the early newborn days when...
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Why Dads Are Special

Written by: | June 3, 2015

Dad’s bring a special strength to the family unit.  Their presence is known.  There is a screaming void when Dads aren’t there.  Whatever your father-child relationships look like, know that there is a Father in Heaven that will never let you down.  He is a faithful Father and friend. ...
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