Get Your Happy On – 7 Tips for More JOY!

“Be very careful what you think. Your thoughts run your life.” Proverbs 4:23 Here are 7 tips for a joy-filled day:   Pay attention to what you are paying attention to. Our brain is changing moment-by-moment based on what we … Read More

Choosing Joy One Day at a Time

“She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.” Proverbs 31:25 “What happened here?” I asked my boys while scanning the family room. I had picked up the house before we went to bed, but … Read More

Believe the Truth or Lies: You Decide

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.” ~ 2 Timothy 1:7 Recently I was lying in bed at night with fears that were keeping me awake.  … Read More

Prayer for Peace at Night

Are your kids afraid of the dark? Are they convinced there’s a boogie man under their bed? What is it about night time that brings out every.single.fear?  (Not just for kids, but for teens and parents too!) Did you know … Read More

Day Three: Comparison Steals Our Joy

“We do not dare to compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. When they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they are not wise.” 2 Corinthians 10:12  Do you struggle with comparing yourself to others? Perhaps it’s … Read More

Nurturing Your Child’s Faith – Printable

The spiritual development of our children is one of the greatest privileges and most important tasks we have as mothers! We know them better than anyone and are charged with pointing them to their heavenly Father – the One who … Read More

An Open Letter to My Newlywed Self

I just celebrated twenty years of marriage!  Though twenty years is worth celebrating, it hasn’t always been easy. I wish I could sit my ‘newlywed’ self down and have a conversation with her. I’d have plenty of advice and a … Read More

30 Fun Ideas to Keep your Toddler Entertained

Do you need a few fresh ideas of how to keep your little ones busy? When our toddlers get bored, or when left un-attended (for even a few minutes), they find trouble and created messes! I’ve learned this the hard … Read More

Stuff those Stockings with Memories

  My #1 favorite idea EVER for a Christmas stockings stuffer is…a JOURNAL. You may be wondering WHY I’d recommend such a basic (boring?) thing. Let me explain… Buy your child(ren), yourself, and your spouse, a Christmas themed journal and … Read More

Power of a Praying Mom

Mama, are you tired? Do you ever wonder if you are failing? Do you feel like you just aren’t enough for this ‘mom’ job? Jesus understands what you are going through! He had 12 disciples and I imagine it felt … Read More