Walking with God in Motherhood

I want to share today how God can individualize our motherhood. I feel like I talk a lot about walking with God in motherhood. Lately, I’ve been thinking about how the revelation and help He gives is individualized to me. If my motherhood is completely the same as someone else’s then it isn’t mine and … Read more

Finding Joy in Intentional Motherhood

Learning how to shut out the ideas of everyone else and use my individual strengths can be really hard for me. Anyone else ever overwhelmed by the pictures of mothers picking apples or baking with their kids or all the activities their kids are involved in and feel a bit inadequate? Comparison has been a … Read more

A Newsletter without Fail

I wanted to send out a newsletter every month this year. I was doing really well until July. We were visiting family for most of June and I didn’t quite get enough done to have a lesson plan ready to send out on July 1. I tried to have it ready by the 2 and … Read more

Raise Peacemakers in a Chaotic World

The world has been loud and getting louder. And while there have been many voices calling for changes to bring about more peace, the increasing unrest has really tugged at my heart. The pain that so many exhibit. The odds stacked against so many. The failing values, the increasing selfishness, and the overwhelming inequity of … Read more

How We Make Time to Teach Values at Home

We are all busy. I know it. If the last year has shown us something, it might be how full our lives were 12 months ago. I know that making time to teach the values family lessons is the hardest part. With school, meals, free play, activities, and work all taking up prominent positions in … Read more

How to Teach Values and Make it Fun

So you want to teach values and you want to make it fun? You’ve come to the right place. The best go-to for all ages of kids is reading a book. If you need good book recommendations, check out my values book list. Books have such a great way of making values intrinsic. Books can … Read more

The Power of Mothers

Amid all the voices of what we should be teaching our kids, I just want to add something to consider: teach your kids that they are individuals, sent to Earth with a God-given mission just for them. This is where the power of mothers lies: in shaping a generation to live for Christ. A World … Read more

Goal Setting with God for Mothers

I want to share how I think goal setting with God can bless us as mothers. I’ve talked before about being led by God in goal setting as it relates to helping our children progress. But today I want to share an experience I’ve had in setting goals alongside God. My goals are often abstract. … Read more