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Tag: parenting

Trusting God in the Middle of the Mundane

I’m a mom of three amazing kiddos, which means most of what I do is considered mundane. Just this morning I fed three little mouths, fixed two beautiful girls’ hair, got those two girls and a husband off to school/work, wiped a snotty n... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

7 Ways Your Children Can Have a Jesus-Focused Christmas

In America, we are bombarded with all sorts of distractions that pull us away from the real meaning of Christmas. As a parent, I want to protect my children from the “consumer/give-me” mentality that so easily ensnares us. I wan... Read More »

How to Cultivate Thankfulness in Your Child's Heart

Pumpkins, scarecrows, leaves changing color, fall festivals, and crisp air mean only one thing… Fall is here! Fall is my favorite season for many reasons, but one thing that is special to me about fall is Thanksgiving. It is a holiday... Read More »

Wombs For Sale: The Next Debate in Same-Sex Marriage

In the aftermath of legalized same-sex marriage, Americans may soon face a new ethical dilemma: commercial surrogacy. As Christopher White reports in his article on The Public Discourse, Surrogacy and Same-Sex Marriage: A Tale of Two Countr... Read More »