Hey Mama, Christmas is almost here—can you believe it? And then it will be over. And then . . . life resumes. We’ll start prepping and rushing all over again, knowing us. But don’t fret over that today, Mama. Today, *this day,* focus on spending the next five days with your littles, your love,
Hey Mama, Be careful. It’s the time of year when the wonder of the season is lost in the chaos of the moment. Hold on to the wonder. . . hold it fast . . . and hold on to the One this season is all about—JESUS! It’s His day. It’s His time. It’s
Will this be a difficult Christmas season? Are you missing a loved one? Are you in painful circumstances? Are you uncertain of the future? Are you praying for help or healing or wholeness? In seasons of joy or seasons of pain, in seasons of uncertainty, anxiety, or seasons of provision—I want to have the
I normally pick up inexpensive gifts throughout the year and stow them away in my “gift closet” like most of you frugal moms out there. Interestingly enough, my gift closet doubles as my prayer closet. And what I have found in that closet is that the gifts that surround me are both temporal and eternal.
Hey Mama, Are you trying to take the stress out of Christmas? What do you think of this idea? Ditch the school plans you made and be SPONTANEOUS. Take the kids and go do something or stick around the house and talk all day. Cook a meal with them (assign each child a task) to
Hey Mama, Will you have a houseful of guests for Thanksgiving, or will you be traveling? Whatever your plans, Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to thank the Lord for all He has done for us, to just enjoy being together with family, and to take a break and fill the house with the yummy
Our family will enjoy the typical American feast with friends and family next week. But I have seen a sad trend lately. Our society takes out the thanksgiving part of the holiday and calls it Turkey Day. Not only that, but there seems to be a big deal made of Halloween and Christmas, but
When preparing your children for life after homeschool, there are so many options to think through. You may be helping them to consider things such as trade schools, college, apprenticeships, entrepreneurial ventures, or just plain preparation for life. Our first graduate took a year off after high school to consider his possibilities. He decided