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Podcast: Who Do You Say I Am with Becky Harling

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: The Christmas season can become a gift buying frenzy, a sweet treat avalanche, and party-packed calendar month.   But isn’t it really about a baby in a manger and what His appearance means to humanity?  On this month’s Happy Home Podcast, my friend Bible […]

 

Video: Can your high schooler survive without a phone?

Can a high schooler actually survive (not die) without a phone? Can yours? The main arguments go something like this: My child needs a phone to be safe. What if there is an emergency and he or she cannot reach me? My child needs a phone to be connected to […]

 

Video: Raising Givers, Not Takers

Does it ever feel like you are the one doing the giving, and everyone else in the family is doing the taking? Here are three tips from my bo 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom to teach your kids the joy of giving: (1) Teach them empathy for others […]

 

Video: 5 easy Thanksgiving projects

Here are 5 ideas to ste gratitude in our families – both on Thanksgiving and all year long! 5 Easy Thanksgiving Projects to Ste Gratitude Thanksgiving is coming…are your kids grateful people? Here are 5 ways you can help them practice gratitude, find on page 58 of my bo […]

 

Podcast: Christmas Makeover with Melissa Spoelstra

Download the podcast¬†on iTunes or listen here: The holiday season is here! Some of you are cheering and others of you are cringing. You may be thinking of all you have to bake and buy and do.¬† Sigh. Have no fear…my friend Melissa Spoelstra is here to help us frame […]

 

Video: 3 Ways to Have Less Entitled Children

A child who doesn’t say “thank you” and who is demanding is not a pleasant child to be around. This does not have to be the case in your home. You can train your kids – whether they are toddlers or teens – to be less entitled and grateful. […]

 

Video: Going the Extra Mile at Home

How can you do just a little extra in your marriage and/or parenting to improve your home and make it a happier place? Here are some ideas just for you inspired by my Proverbs 31 devotion today about living an “and then some” life. Going the Extra Mile at Home […]