Parenting

3 Steps to Healing a Strained Mother-Daughter Relationship

I was watching the movie 'Holiday Heart' and it inspired me to write this piece. In the movie, Alfre Woodard plays a drug addict who at one point even went as far as prostituting her young daughter for drugs. It was hurtful to even watch. I...

6 Tips For Teaching Children to Pray

One of the most meaningful things we can do as a parent is teach our children the power of prayer.

5 Marriage Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Children Later On

Married life not only impacts you, it touches your children. By allowing issues to grow and by not solving them in your relationship, they could really hurt and in some cases damage a child’s view on relationships as an adult. Things like not showing...

6 Ways to Keep God at the Head of Your Family

We know God through His creations, just as we know an author through his books. With God, though, the creations are epic in scale—the universe, nature, the animals, and our very bodies, to name a few. But just as every author has notable works...

5 Prayers Every Mother Should Pray For Her Child

Having children makes a mother feel so vulnerable. Of course you love your child, and while we can’t control everything, we can surely pray for everything. Here are my best prayers for moms. Lately I’ve been thinking about what my kids will face as they grow...

5 Things We Can All Learn From Children

Inside every adult body, I believe there's a child-like spirit or memories of one. As grown folks, childhood memories can be priceless tools to assist us and venture out to do something new, something great, something outside of our comfort zone. For me it was...

3 Ways You May Be Harming Your Kids And Not Even Know It

You mean well, but if you're not careful, you'll end up creating bigger issues than you are trying to shield them from.

5 Prayers Every Mother Needs To Pray

I am a big believer in a mother’s prayer. All prayers are powerful, but I feel a mother’s sincere prayer is one of the most powerful tools we have has a parent. Praying has been a staple in my life as a parent. Prayer guides me, aides...

7 Ways To Make Bible Study Fun For Kids

The bible is pretty clear.  It instructs us parents to teach our children God’s Word. But teaching a 6 year old who would much rather be running around carelessly about the bible can feel like mission impossible. How do you hold their attention? How do you communicate...

When Motherhood is Not Easy

Tears streamed down my face as I texted by best friend about the catastrophic freak show that was my life the day before. In an attempt to “get ahead of the game” I was preparing some freezer meals. Pinterest puffed up my ego pretty good...

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