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How To Avoid Hiring Your TV as Your Babysitter

By on September 26, 2017 in Family and Parenting with 3 Comments

As a homemaker, I’ve embraced the responsibility of managing our home. This means that planning and prepping meals, maintaining a functional kitchen, staying on top of the laundry, deep cleaning toilets, etc., falls on me. As a stay-at-home mom, I’ve embraced the reality of daily chaos. This means that I’m somehow expected to do all […]

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How to Raise Debt-Free Children

By on September 19, 2017 in Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

Money. Everybody talks about it. Almost everybody thinks they need more of it. Some people have budgets or spending plans. Many people are in debt; some are deeply in debt. Most of us wish our children would learn to manage their money well – perhaps better than we think we manage our own. How do […]

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3 Prayers for My Children This School Year

By on August 24, 2017 in Family and Parenting with 4 Comments

This is a big year for me. It marks the official end of my girls’ preschool years and the beginning of a new season in our family’s life. Tomorrow morning I will send my oldest daughter off to 1st grade, while my second daughter waits until next week to begin Kindergarten. (How in the world […]

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Is Mothering Part-Time, Full-Time, or All-the-Time?

Being a mother is both demanding and rewarding—and equivalent to a professional pursuit. No teacher, psychologist, or spiritual leader has the opportunity to mold minds, heal spirits, nurture bodies, and develop potential as does a mother. Despite pressures and difficulties, this job can be amazingly productive and overwhelmingly rewarding. The results of competent mothering will […]

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The Gift of Praise to Our Mothers

By on May 11, 2017 in Family and Parenting with 1 Comment

“Her children rise up and call her blessed…” (Prov 31:28)   Now that I’m a mother, my heart stirs as I read this verse; it resonates with me. God teaches us in Proverbs 31:28-31 that the praise of others is a common reward given to the woman who strives to manage her home and engage […]

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Loving Someone Through Grief and Loss

By on April 13, 2017 in Family and Parenting with 2 Comments

Over the past year, the Lord has taught me, my husband, and my family a lot about relying on Him for getting through the hard times. In August 2015, my mother-in-law went home to be with the Lord. Less than a year later – in August 2016 – my father-in-law joined her in Heaven. This […]

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How To Talk To Your Daughter About Sexual Purity

By on January 12, 2017 in Family and Parenting with 4 Comments

Guest author, Leah Holder, is the founder of Going Higher Ministries and the author of No Trespassing: I’m God’s Property The Lord has blessed me to speak to countless young ladies about a number of topics; but, namely, sexual purity.  Throughout these experiences, I’ve learned about the importance of fathers’ roles in the lives of […]

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The Heart of an Anxious Mom in the Hand of a Sovereign God

By on November 10, 2016 in Family and Parenting with 2 Comments

I was sitting on the conveyor belt in the baggage claim area of the Jackson International airport when the tornados came through Jackson, MS. The airport staff had directed us to take shelter there until the storms passed. I had already heard of the casualties in Arkansas, children who lost parents, parents who lost babies. […]

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5 Family Benefits of Children’s Sports

By on September 13, 2016 in Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

We’ve all seen the reality shows of girls on hyper competitive dance squads or young boys playing tackle football with the intensity of a college game day. We’ve heard the warnings of strained muscles from over-use and understand the consequences of an over-scheduled childhood. When it comes time to plan fall activities for my children, […]

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My Disciples Lack Boundaries (And Jesus Totally Gets That)

By on August 30, 2016 in Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

Making disciples is a privilege and command given to every follower of Jesus. Right now I’m discipling a group of senior girls and a couple of young moms. Making a disciple isn’t simply meeting once a week for 30 mins, but sharing some meals together, doing ministry and some life together (so many graduation parties, […]

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