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5 Ways to Enjoy Fall with the Whole Family

Fall is one of my favorite seasons! The cooler temperatures (here in Texas we experience some pretty extreme summer heat), the golden colors, the animals getting their winter coats… it ...

Why Our Family Doesn't Celebrate Halloween

There are many schools of thought about the observance of Halloween by Christians.Should we participate in the activities around us? Do we dress up and hand out candy? What about ...

All Kids Learn Differently: Is Your Child’s Learning Style Visual, Auditory or Kinesthetic?

At the beginning of my homeschooling journey, I noticed that my children didn’t learn the same way. Our oldest daughter took to reading like a fish in water and was ...

How to Find Joy: Mama on Mission

This topic, how to find joy, is my jam. I love sharing joy with women. Moms in the trenches, feeling overwhelmed and wondering if they can get through today, need ...

How to Be a Brave Girl

I have been reading Brave Girls 365-Day Devotional, and considering what it means to be brave in today’s world. I’m old. When I was 12-years old, bravery looked like riding ...

9 Ways to Help Boys Become Leaders

Yep, I have 5 sons. It’s not as perfect as you probably imagine. In fact, sometimes I wonder how I still have any intact electronic equipment. Between the super hero ...

5 Fun Ways to Share Bible Stories with Your Kids

The Bible is rich and alive and sustaining to me. Every time I read it I find something new that I can apply to my life and grow. I want ...

Take the Family Church Challenge

Sometimes I wonder if we are making the most of our opportunities at church. I mean, we go on Sunday morning and smile and ask the people in the row ...

3 Tips for Praying for Your Teens

Teens.{Did your heart just stop for a second?}I currently have four teens and three that have already gotten through the teen years and a couple pulling up the rear.I know ...

5 Tips for Encouraging Your Kids to Pursue Their Dreams

Right now one of my main parenting jobs is to help my children find their path in life. They are all out of diapers and in middle school, high school ...

Praying with Your Kids

Some days are just survival. Plain and simple.Like yesterday.By noon I was begging God to magically settle the kids down so I could guiltlessly hide in my closet with a ...

Navigating the Difficult Tween Years

What’s the hardest age? In my opinion, it’s the difficult tween years.Too old to play with toys, too young to enjoy more mature activities. It’s tough and I know first-hand; ...

10 Creative Ways to Show Love to Your Kids

Don’t you just love Valentine’s Day? Every year I look forward to the month of February simply because of Valentine’s Day, one of my favorite holidays! Having Valentine’s Day on ...

Understanding Your Child's Learning Style

Knowing your child’s learning style is a huge help on those days in the journey of parenting when you can’t seem to break through to your child.Have you ever found ...

10 Simple Ways to Bless Your Neighbors

One of the things I love most about the holidays is getting to do something nice for my neighbors. Oh sure, I could do it year ’round, but I am ...

Mom Time: Why It's Important to Find Time for Yourself

For me becoming a mom was the fruition of a lifelong dream. I used to wonder why women would talk about needing a break, needing some mom time. I thought ...

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Free Easter Bible Study!

Free Easter Bible Study!

You're invited to walk where Jesus walked! Join the In the Footsteps of the Savior online Bible study in the weeks leading up to Easter with best-selling author Max Lucado and get access to 6 study videos & other free bonuses to help you along the journey! The Holy Land is waiting for you... Study starts 3/6!