As the school year starts, we help our children embrace new learning opportunities and friendships while helping them get organized and set up for success. Here are some simple ideas to help YOU enjoy more learning, friends and organization too!
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Check out these simple and meaningful ideas for gifts for your mom, grandma, mother-in-law, friends – and for yourself!
Do you sometimes wonder whether you’re really making a difference? Do you see your dreams of doing big things fading away as you deal with little things needed by little people day in and day out? In this episode, Saren shares an “a-ah” moment that helped her to see that all those seemingly little things we do every day as parents add up to be really big and beautiful things in the end.
Is it really that complicated? As moms, there are simple things we really need to do each day to keep our heads above water.
The next time I’m offered a getaway, instead of complaining, I will make a paper chain and count the days! Yes, it is hard to leave, but distance from day-to-day life offers valuable gifts. Among them can be renewed appreciation for your life, the people in it, and even for yourself.
With all your holiday to-dos, have you made time and space for what’s most important? As the Christian seasons of Advent and Christmas are right around the corner, here are 4 simple ideas to make time for Scripture during this festive, full, and sometimes frantic season of our lives as mothers.
Would you like an hour or so of quiet time each day to nap, complete a project, read, exercise, or do something else that is important to you while your children are happily occupied, doing their own thing? Yes, your life is most likely complicated, and every idea featured in the podcast below might not […]
Finding quiet time can feel a lot like finding a needle in a haystack (or the keys in the diaper bag). This can often leave us feeling burned out and frustrated with those around us. Here are seven ideas to add some quiet to your day.
Looking for a simple, fun, inspiring way to recognize all the awesome things you do? Check out this great journal!
We all know we should eat more vegetables. But how do we actually do it? This podcast offers simple, kid-tested ways to make veggies a more serious component of your family’s diet.
Joani Geltman’s Survival Guide covers 80 known problems that parents are likely to encounter while raising teenagers. She draws on her large pool of experience to give parents short and effective, valuable, and even fun-loving solutions that will help them understand and communicate better with their teens.
Something big happened to me this week. Something . . .transformational. My youngest child started school.