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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 […]


Book Giveaway: The Better Mom Devotional by Ruth Schwenk

***This giveaway is now closed.  Congrats April W*** I am so happy to have my friend Ruth Schwenk guest posting today AND offering a giveaway of her new devotional, The Better Mom Devotional.  Isn’t it beautiful? Let’s get some truth into our hearts….here’s Ruth to help us think on these […]


Podcast: Hannah Anderson on Teaching Kids Discernment

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: Could you use a daily dose of discernment in your parenting? It can be hard to know when to say YES and when to say NO.  When to hold the , and when to give in.   I’m so glad author Hannah Anderson is […]


Video: Is your child addicted to the internet?

Is your child constantly on?  What is internet addiction and might your child have it? Addiction has a few definitions.  Here is one: Addiction is a condition in which a person engages in use of a substance or in a behavior for which the rewarding effects provide a compelling incentive […]


Video: How to Become More Courageous Parent

Snapchat, pornography, and video games, oh my! Bullying, depression, and dating, oh my! There are certainly many things that strike fear into the heart of a parent. How can we parent courageously? In this week’s Live chat, I talk about how you can infuse courage into your home […]