Inspiration

  • Teaching Kids to Help at Home

    by - Oct 10, 2017
    In the past, we had trouble getting our kids to do their chores. I have seen plenty of attitude. I even used screen time to bribe my children. Things started to change when I got sick and tired of...
  • Helping Kids Get Over Themselves

    by - Oct 6, 2017
    It’s ridiculous that kids think that everything in life must be about them and for them.   And I hate to say this, but they learn it from adults.     When adults complain about how unfair life is,...
  • The Hectic Morning

    by - Oct 1, 2017
    It started as a great morning. The filtered sunlight warmed my face before my eyes opened and one of the last songbirds of the season added joyful music to the dawn. The house was quiet and...
  • Homeschooling – What to Do When Your Expectations Disappoint

    by - Sep 28, 2017
    Broken in books. Scattered pencils. Notebooks everywhere and the schedule is . . . not working. Each day, someone gets further behind and the school year’s probably going to take two years instead of one. My...
  • Encouraging Your Kids

    by - Sep 21, 2017
    I’ve been thinking a lot about encouragement lately. I’m an affiliate with DaySpring and last year they had a 21-Day Encouragement Campaign. It was pretty simple: you committed to encouraging at least one person every day...
  • 4 Ways to Effectively Encourage Kids

    by - Sep 7, 2017
    Kids can smell a phony a mile away. After I would attempt to build up my children following a disappointment or even an event that went well, my kids used to say, “You’re my mom. You...
  • The Nips and Tucks of Marriage

    by - Aug 28, 2017
    Husband: “When I grew-up the bathroom floor was so clean you could eat off it.” Wife: “I’m not planning on eating off our bathroom floor.” Husband: “My mom irons everything, including sheets and underwear.” Wife: “I...
  • Is Your Heart Troubled by Your Child’s Behavior?

    by - Aug 25, 2017
    Parenting can be hard, scary, overwhelming, and frustrating.  We all go into parenting with, ideas, hopes, desires, and we never expect our hearts to be broken or troubled with worry, confusion, or sadness.  Sometimes we are...
  • He Leads Me

    by - Aug 24, 2017
    I committed half-heartedly to the idea of climbing the small mountain. I’m not in any shape to be climbing anything, let alone a heavily wooded mountainside. But in a rare feat of misplaced athletic courage I...
  • Are You a Crabby Christian? 

    by - Aug 22, 2017
      Wow. Whether you watch the daily news or prefer to ignore it unless something “significant” comes up, the world-wide moral atmosphere is hard to miss.   We’re seeing blatant acts of discrimination and violence,  ...

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