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Stay in the Game Mom

Friday was the last day of school for my three kids. As two of them teased each other, loudly and relentlessly, I muttered under my breath, “It’s going to be a long summer.”  Even the “happy mom” loses perspective sometimes. I need to hear the words, Stay in the game […]

 

Give Yourself This Gift for Mother’s Day

What gift could you give yourself this Mother’s Day? I’m sure a Nordstrom gift card or endlessly refillable Starbuck’s coffee cup sound pretty nice! But perhaps even sweeter is the gift of perspective.  My friend Jessie Seneca has raised girls from “diaper to diamond” and she’s written a new bo […]

 

Are You Available to Your Kids If They Want to Talk?

Are you available to your kids? If your child wanted to ask you about something, would he or she be able to easily find time in the day to talk to you? We can get so busy going from one activity to the next – getting the breakfast on the […]

 

Book Giveaway: Mother of the Year Devotional by Kendra Smiley

***This giveaway is now closed.  Congratulations Anita G!*** Motherhood doesn’t go according to plan…however, spending time in God’s Word everyday certainly helps a lot! That’s why I’m so happy to giveaway my friend Kendra Smiley’s newest bo, Mother of the Year: 365 Days of Encouragement for Devoted Moms.  Kendra has so […]

 

Book Giveaway: 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom

***This giveaway is closed.  Congratulations Jenny K!*** Welcome Proverbs 31 friends!  So glad you could stop by today. You may feel like “Barely Getting By Mom” or “Wimpy Mom” or “Defeated Mom” on same days, but God sees you as a MIGHTY WARRIOR MOM! Your role as mother is very […]

 

Screen Free Easter Weekend

Would a screen-free Easter weekend be a big sacrifice for you and your family? Recently in my Moms in Prayer group, one of the moms d that her kids had given up screen time for Lent. Wow, I was impressed by that! The kids came up with it themselves; it […]

 

Making Easter Memorable for Your Kids

These photos were just taken four years ago…and what a difference just a few years make! My son Ethan is in junior high now, and would be likely to be inside the bunny costume than to be caught in a photo with the bunny. You know that time flies […]