Bible Heroes · Motherhood · Parenting

Mommy Wisdom Wednesday: Day 3

Let's look at more wise and wonderful examples from Biblical heroes... Daniel: *Daniel had the opportunity to be satisfied with worldly things, since he lived in the king's palace after all. *However, he did not make himself unclean from those things. *Just like Daniel, we can keep ourselves clean from the world. We all have… Continue reading Mommy Wisdom Wednesday: Day 3

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Bible Heroes · Motherhood · Parenting

Mommy Wisdom Wednesday: Day 2

Today, we looked into three Bible heroes to see what we can learn from them. Hannah: *Prayed for her child before he was even conceived or born. *Came to God with her problem, not someone else. *Praised God after she received what she asked for. Do we always thank God after we receive¬†answers to our… Continue reading Mommy Wisdom Wednesday: Day 2

Motherhood · Parenting

Mommy Wisdom Wednesday: Day 1

Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. Proverbs 4:23 Being a mom may seem easy from the side, but once you become a mom, you quickly learn that motherhood is one of the hardest jobs out there. Yet, it is one of the most satisfying careers a woman could… Continue reading Mommy Wisdom Wednesday: Day 1

Comfort · Parenting

Confessions of a Mom

I can do all things through Christ[a] who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 I wake up every morning thinking that today I will be more patient with my kids, more loving to my husband, more spiritual, more, more, more. But as the day goes on and exhaustion falls upon me, I start being less patient, less… Continue reading Confessions of a Mom

Family · Parenting

The Rule to Dressing Children

Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever. 1 Timothy 5:8 If you live anywhere with four seasons, then you must be getting chillier weather I presume. And one thing that I wanted to address that really bothers me… Continue reading The Rule to Dressing Children

Parenting

3 Tips on Reading the Bible to Children

Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. Proverbs 22:6 I love children's Bibles. The pictures make the stories come to life. Children (and not only them), being such visual learners, love pictures. With my kids, we read various children's Bibles. However,… Continue reading 3 Tips on Reading the Bible to Children

Parenting

3 Reasons Why Children Should Play Outside More

The Great Outdoors vs Entertainment Screens: A¬†Battle of the 21st Century The directions were to write a make-believe story. As the three third grade girls sat staring at the ceiling and at each other, their papers lay blank. On my other side, the boy was writing ferociously. After a few minutes of intense writing, I… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Children Should Play Outside More

Parenting

3 Big Lessons Motherhood Taught Me

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6 I'm pretty sure no one told me how hard it can be to raise children. Oh wait, maybe my parents have mentioned it once...or twice, or maybe a few hundred times, "You'll… Continue reading 3 Big Lessons Motherhood Taught Me

Parenting

Comfort for a Tired Mom

3 There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens. Ecclesiastes 3:1 Moms get tired...reeeallly tired sometimes. And some days I think and even say out loud, "I can't wait until the kiddos grow up." Especially when teethings season starts. Or flu season. Or the terrible twos...or threes, or whatever terrible season… Continue reading Comfort for a Tired Mom

Parenting

Does Your Child Control You?

No one likes a shrieking, crying, whining, tantrum-throwing child. It's ear-piercing and highly annoying. But more times than not I have given in. I have given in to the shrieks, the cries, and the whines. It really does take a lot of patience and perserverance to act like an adult sometimes. But that's the key.… Continue reading Does Your Child Control You?