Struggling this Christmas? Have faith in the God Who sees and hears! I want to share with you my favorite true Christmas testimony of the goodness of God. The fervent prayers of a righteous mom avail much! Oranges for Christmas It was Christmas 1975, and I was in the sixth grade. Two of my very favorite childhood
We have had some beautiful snow here in Colorado! However, the cold keeps the kids indoors most of the day so we try to keep everyone constructively occupied. We like to take some of these days off from the regular workbooks and learn differently on “cabin fever” days. Here are some ideas of what that
Hey Mama, Look around. Your house is a disaster. What happened to your couches (All the clean laundry waiting to be folded has buried them.) . . . and that kitchen? It does not smell nice. In fact, you don’t look like you’ve had a good night’s sleep in months . . . which you probably haven’t
Hey Mama, What do you think about God’s provision? When comparing it to the way you and your husband provide for your own children, does it measure up? It is very easy to fall into the trap of thinking, “Where is God? Why won’t He provide?” When in actuality, you may be asking for what
Hey Mama, Happy Thanksgiving! I’m going to keep this brief because you’ve got a turkey to defrost and a dozen pies to bake—am I right? One thought for today: what’s on your menu? I know the usual is turkey, dressing, cranberry, pumpkin. . .lots and lots of pumpkin—but what’s on the menu of your heart?
Hey, Mama, Picture your kids eagerly gathered around a volcano they made on the deck, mixing up concoctions in the kitchen, or equipped with a net and collecting bugs and chasing butterflies outdoors. Science really comes alive when you take the time to set aside the textbooks periodically and switch to hands-on activities. You might
It is way too easy to check out of real life for the momentary pleasure of technology in all its forms. Tragically, we could let another day go by where we haven’t done something for the spiritual life of the home. We could procrastinate important tasks to scroll through the picture-perfect scenes of other people
Ruth Beechick said, “After children write well, sometime in their teen years, they can learn some grammar so they will be educated about it. They will not have been burned out on it, and they may actually enjoy it at that time.” Sounds like a nice, relaxed approach. We like to take it easy, too.