A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Family and Parenting

5 Family Benefits of Children’s Sports

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 co... Read More »

My Disciples Lack Boundaries (And Jesus Totally Gets That)

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 ... Read More »

Fostering Grace

Unqualified. Insecurity. Doubt. Fear. Those are the things that constantly loomed in my thoughts. Those words could define a number of things for you – for me, those words defined motherhood. In January, my husband and I embarked on an u... Read More »

When I Doubt My Decision To Be a Stay-At-Home-Mom

Y’all, I’m gonna be real… Being a fairly young, fairly new mom, the repercussions of my decision to primarily stay home from outside work to raise my son are still fresh to my heart. And there was a recent period of time where I r... Read More »

Three Ways to Help Your Children Embrace Humility

“Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will exalt you.” (James 4:10) In about the last twenty years, the job of parenting has expanded to include a concern for our children’s self-esteem and self-image. Consequently, we f... Read More »

Launching Your Children Out Into the World

“Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame wh... Read More »

Why Mothers Are So Important

Being a mother is both demanding and rewarding—it is equivalent to a professional pursuit.[1] Molding minds, healing spirits, nurturing bodies, and developing potential—this job can be amazingly productive and overwhelmingly rewarding. ... Read More »

Five “Save The Morning” Tips for Moms of Littles

Fellow Stay-at-Home Momma, Can I share a few small tips for the morning that have helped me to be more productive and intentional—aka, off the couch vegging out—as I’m home with my young’n? Spend at least a few minutes chipping away... Read More »

Permission to Enjoy

Every parent has heard the phrase, “Enjoy this time with your children. It goes by so fast.” However, sometimes in the midst of the late nights, long talks, dirty diapers, or scheduled practices, parenthood does not feel very enjoyable.... Read More »

This generation needs mothers with a magnificent obsession…

Motherhood is both a demanding and a rewarding profession. Unfortunately, the rewards, as often is true with any endeavor, often come much later in life. Nevertheless, a prime characteristic of the good mother is unselfishness; she can wait... Read More »