Do you have a time in your home when you do family devotions and pray together? When my first three were little, we didn’t find this important, but thankfully God changed our hearts, and we sit down for family devotions at least five times a week now. Coming together to read God’s Word and pray
“MOM!” How many times do you hear that word in a day? Over the past 25 years, I have heard that word at least 50 times a day. I remember the first time our oldest son said it. I cried. I thought it was the sweetest word I could ever hear. Now, I will admit
As a stay-at-home mom, I know I have felt like nothing I was doing was of much significance. I have had many pity parties for myself. I have questioned God as to how I could be a witness for Him if all I do is wash dishes, do laundry, and clean toilets. It took
Each day, I pray for the Lord to show me where I may be lacking as a mom. A while back, I was convicted about how my children acted when they were asked to do things for others. As we train our children to do chores and to help others, we must also teach
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard parents say, “They’re siblings; they’re supposed to fight.” This statement is not true! God commands us to love one another. Siblings are not exempt from this commandment. As a matter of fact, I believe we should treat our family members with even more love and
Several years ago, my husband and I were convicted of not spending enough time in God’s Word as a family. It wasn’t a vital part of our lives. We would have a Bible class during school, but it wasn’t a priority. It was just another subject that we studied as part of our curriculum.
Every now and then our kiddos get out of sorts. They forget every single ounce of character training and they rebel against our rules. It’s never a pretty sight, let me tell you. As parents, it is our job to train and correct them. When they choose to forget what we have taught them
As a homeschooling parent I have many days where homeschooling is a joyous experience, but then there are those days, that I look at myself in the mirror and just have to ask, “What are you thinking woman?” I am sure you all have been there. On the good days, I feel like I