How to Hear (and Trust) God’s Voice

Written by: | September 11, 2017

As I sat down to write this post, I watched my cursor blink repeatedly for quite some time. I don’t take this privilege lightly of getting to speak into your lives as parents and as such, I pray over and, ultimately, choose my words carefully. But not too carefully....
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Five Things I Would Tell My Preteen Self

Written by: | September 6, 2017

I was cleaning out my closets recently and came across a box that contained some of my girlhood diaries. I chuckled at the sparkly covers and immature handwriting inside the pages.  It’s funny, the things I thought were important enough to document back then – the little bits of...
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Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day?

Written by: | September 1, 2017

Labor Day is coming up on Monday, marking the unofficial end of the summer (except not for my family – we’re going on a cruise next week!). Labor Day is a day off from work, a day for grilling and friends, a day to celebrate. But what are we...
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7 Bible Stories that Will Prepare Kids for a Strong School Year

Written by: | August 30, 2017

Starting a new school years brings up a lot of emotions for parents and children alike: excitement, anticipation, nervousness, and yes, possibly even a little fear and anxiety. And yet God reminds us in Philippians 4:6 (NLT), “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you...
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God is Never Too Big

Written by: | August 21, 2017

Several years ago we moved into a quaint brick home with the most beautiful backyard and patio area. It wasn’t long and we were on our way to the store to purchase some seating to enjoy our newly acquired space. It took a while but we found the perfect...
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5 Fun Ways to Memorize Scripture as a Family

Written by: | August 14, 2017

We talk about God and do Bible studies regularly in our house but earlier this Summer, I realized something concerning. My kids didn’t really know scripture. Oh, they could pray and tell you how much God loves them. They could talk about Bible stories and how to apply the...
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Back-To-School Prayers

Written by: | August 11, 2017

Focus on these four areas of back-to-school prayers for your kids’ journey through the year…friendships, academics, self-confidence, & their school and teachers. It’s back to school time! Most of you are sending your kids back for another year of school. For this mom living in South Africa, my kids...
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Simple Advice for a New Homeschooling Mom

Written by: | August 2, 2017

I remember my first year of homeschooling. It was the year of the OJ Simpson drama, $4.08 movie tickets, and The Lion King hitting theaters. 1994 seems like a long time ago, and I’ve graduated three homeschoolers since then. Yet, I also still have a lo-n-n-n-n-g way to go....
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