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10 posts tagged with "parenting"

Tonight Felt Like World War 3

Tonight Felt Like World War 3
This was challenging to get on paper but I am hoping it will help someone. Last semester, my husband said "Tonight felt like World War III." Sigh. He was right. I was battling with my teenage son over his Read More

Sticky Notes for A Child's Heart Vol. 2

Sticky Notes for A Child's Heart Vol. 2
My four boys are ages 18,15, 13, and 11. Our lives are busy and I wanted to find a way to remind them about God. So each week, I simply write a truth on a sticky note or note card and place it by their bedside. Some of my friends have displayed these truths on chalkboards in their kitchens or launching areas. Read More

8 Prayers for Men and Boys

8 Prayers for Men and Boys
This photo was taken 8 years ago before we moved from Oklahoma to the desert. And now the boys are 18, 15, 13, and 11.
I am recognizing that my husband and my boys are "doing life" in a world that can sometimes be harsh & quick to judge. And I am sensing that I need to cover them in prayer often.
Here are 8 prayers for our men & boys: Read More

Motherhood: Pray for Minimal Wounds

Motherhood: Pray for Minimal Wounds
I love the Fall. We are finally getting a few cooler temps in the desert. : )
It has always been my heart's desire to do this parenting thing right but the truth is I am flawed and imperfect. Read More

Sweet Mom: God Sees You

Sweet Mom: God Sees You
My oldest will be going to college next Fall. I know I'll be cheering him on and missing him like crazy all at the same time. Whatever stage of motherhood you are in, sweet mom...
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Feeling Frazzled

Feeling Frazzled
There were many times in my life that I felt frazzled and life was way too hectic. These were the instances that it was necessary for me to revisit the priorities that I wholeheartedly believed in. They literally helped me to define my days. God’s Word, through Titus 2 & Proverbs 31, had given me a passion to learn these truths and then later teach them to other women. So, when it felt like I lived in chaos instead calm, these were the questions I would use to pinpoint the problem: Read More

God, Help Me Affirm My People

God, Help Me Affirm My People
If you are a mom, does this sound familiar...

"Fix your hair...Grab your water bottle...Stop fighting...Hurry up...Get in the car...Finish your homework...Don't touch him...Brush your teeth...Don't look at him!"
Can anybody relate??? : ) Read More

Parenting: Providing a Safe Haven

Parenting: Providing a Safe Haven
One thing that was very important to me as my family was growing was for my children to love being in our home. All of us need a special place to feel safe and secure, but children especially need this. I wanted our home to be a haven from the harsh world. Read More

5 MORE Tips for a Mom of a College Student

5 MORE Tips for a Mom of a College Student
Dear Mom of a College Student,
Are you still struggling through this first month of your child or children being away at college? Do you find it a little difficult to adjust to the transition? I get it. I have been there. If you missed my first post for moms with five tips, you can find it on August 24th. In the meantime, here are five more tips to help with this new season of life for you and your young adult. Read More

Daily Prayer Prompts for Moms

Daily Prayer Prompts for Moms
When it comes to our children, it can be overwhelming to know where to start to pray. I created a weekly prayer guide to pray specific things over my boys. Maybe you would like to create a weekly calendar for your children? Read More
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