7 Ways to Celebrate Your Mom This Month

Written by: | May 17, 2013

My last five Mother’s Days have all begun the same – breakfast in bed, served by a smiling husband and giddy children. They wake up early (or maybe it’s that they let me sleep late), working hard to make me feel special. On my tray, there’s always a handmade...
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They Are Little Mirrors

Written by: | April 19, 2013

There are some lessons our children learn not by listening to our words but by watching our examples. I want my kids to grow up to be honest people who please God. I want them to have integrity, to always do the right thing. Just like they write in...
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10 Last-Minute Ways to Celebrate Jesus This Easter

Written by: | March 28, 2013

All month long, we’ve shared ideas for celebrating Jesus instead of the Easter Bunny, but many of them have focused on the season of Lent. It’s a little late for Lent, so let’s give up on that goal for 2013. Celebrating Jesus now – the weekend of Easter –...
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10 Ways to Celebrate Love

Written by: | February 19, 2013

I love a lot of things. I love Jesus. I love my kids. I love my husband. I love my parents and sisters. I love my cats. I love books and photography and blogging. I enjoy living (for the most part). I try to love a lot. Lest you...
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Lessons I've Learned Watching the Birds

Written by: | January 24, 2013

My family has found a new winter hobby. We watch birds. Every day. It all started with a bird feeder sent to me as a free review item. It’s a nice feeder, and it is totally squirrel-proof. Our free bird feeder cost us about sixty dollars to erect and...
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Celebrating Jesus with a Jesse Tree

Written by: | December 2, 2012

If I had to choose a favorite month out of all the year, it would be December. I absolutely positively love the season of Advent. Do you know what Advent is, my friend? I’ve had an Advent calendar all my life, and it was only in the last 6...
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Raising Grateful Children All Year Round

Written by: | November 29, 2012

If your kids are anything like mine, they completely forget about Thanksgiving in the midst of Christmas list planning. Who’s thinking about contentment and gratitude when toy catalogs stuff the mailbox six days a week? Not my kids, that’s for sure. They’re too busy paging through catalogs and choosing...
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11 Fall-Themed Projects to Do with Your Kids

Written by: | October 4, 2012

My kids get into fall as much as anybody. They love doing crafts and projects with apples, pumpkins, and (especially) colorful and crunchy leaves that have fallen from the trees. We homeschool, so I need a lot of activities to get us through the whole season. (Because, you know,...
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Abandoning the Right Way for God's Way

Written by: | September 27, 2012

Hi! I’m Tara Ziegmont, and I’m thrilled to be sharing my first post as a Tommy Nelson Mommy. Until 2 years ago, I was an astronomy teacher in a large public high school, armed with a master’s degree in teaching and curriculum and 10 years’ experience. I struggled with...
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