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Video: Building a Dream Marriage

Video: Building a Dream Marriage

Even during the parenting years, you can build a DREAM marriage! What would a dream marriage look like for your husband? I chat very honestly about my own marriage – and I think it will make you laugh… Keep DREAMING as a couple The story of 4...
Podcast:  Dear Daughters with Susie Davis

Podcast: Dear Daughters with Susie Davis

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: Do you sometimes wonder if you’re doing life right?  Maybe you long for a guide who is a few steps ahead of you.  Author and mentor Susie Davis understands the importance of having a mentor.  You’ll be...
Technology and Your Girl

Technology and Your Girl

Is your daughter obsessed with a phone, iPad, YouTube or social media? Or maybe she’s doing fine now, but you are concerned about her future…on screens! That’s why we have to keep talking about healthy tech use.  In this news segment on CBS San Diego...
Your Biggest Fear

Your Biggest Fear

What is your biggest fear as a parent? I had to laugh as I read this blog post entry from about 12 years ago: My biggest fear was realized 10,000 feet in the air.  No, I’m not afraid of heights.  I’m afraid of screaming babies on airplanes.  Every year, we head from...
Podcast: Joy of Missing Out with Tonya Dalton

Podcast: Joy of Missing Out with Tonya Dalton

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: So many of us overwhelmed with long to-do lists. Our phones are constantly buzzing, pinging, and notifying. We feel busy but not productive. Help is on the way! Productivity expert Tonya Dalton helps us to strategize and...
Arlene on Focus on the Family today

Arlene on Focus on the Family today

How would you like to be happier as a wife? Let’s begin by going down memory lane.  Do you remember how happy you were when your husband proposed?  Here’s a photo of James and me the morning he proposed.  The year was 1998…and I was the happiest girl...
Servant Leadership at Home

Servant Leadership at Home

More about this at the bottom, but I have a new video course – absolutely free – about technology and girls.  It’s one way I can serve you! Today I wrote about serving others on my Proverbs 31 devotional. Becoming a leader in your home is about...
Journaling for Busy Moms

Journaling for Busy Moms

I love buying and receiving journals.  When I was in high school, I filled journal after journal with my questions about life, my meanderings about what kind of job I should get, and of course, about all the boys I had crushes on. Decades later, I don’t journal...
Writing a Thank You Letter to God

Writing a Thank You Letter to God

A special welcome to my friends from Proverbs 31 who read my devotion.  So glad you stopped by! The concept of writing a thank you letter is familiar to you.  But what about writing a thank you letter to God?  Have you ever written one? Well, if you write a thank you...
Podcast: #WeToo with Mary DeMuth

Podcast: #WeToo with Mary DeMuth

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: The Bible tells us to rejoice with those rejoice, and to weep with those who weep.  We live in an imperfect world where abuse does happen.  How can a home recover when it has been harmed by sexual abuse?  Can that home...
Video: 5 Back to School Tips for a Smoother Year

Video: 5 Back to School Tips for a Smoother Year

Since my kids attend year-round school, we’ve are in our 4th week of school already if you can believe that! There are a few simple principles that make the school year go much smoother. I share them here in this week’s Facebook live chat: Back to school...