Teaching Kids to Pray for their Friends

Written by: | September 2, 2016

In the last week I’ve run into two of my adult daughter’s friends. As I gave each one a hug I remembered the numerous challenges they’ve had over the years. I also remembered the minor conflicts my daughter had with them, but mostly I remembered the prayers. My daughter...
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Teaching Kids To Keep A Prayer Journal

Written by: | July 15, 2016

I patted the cover of my pink, soft prayer journal. It was new, fresh, and best of all – there were blank pages to fill. I sunk down in on the comfy couch where I do my morning devotions. A quiet place I love to sip a warm mug of coffee and watch the sun...
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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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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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