Contagious Encouragement in the Produce Aisle

“You are doing a great job. I can tell you’re a good mom.” I reflected that day on the potential of what we say to encourage others in motherhood could matter.

Parent’s Prayers from 1 John

Since the words have no hold on Valentines Day but impact my prayers for my children all year, feel free with me to print and keep handy. Some days it is a comfort to dwell on prayers crafted by another understanding parent when our minds are weary but our spirits …

Valentine’s Parent’s Prayer Day 10: 10 Days of Valentine’s

Today’s verse and prayer for my children will take on even greater meaning, I expect, after today. We got to experience the Compassion International Experience that came to our town; to listen to the stories of children around the world in desperate need of teaching, food, necessities and hope through …

Valentine’s Parent’s Prayer Day 9: 10 Days of Valentine’s

Welcome to Day 9! You can download and print the 10 Hearts to give to your loved ones each day here.     Parent’s Prayer Day 9: 1 John 4:11-12 – Lord, Please help me to understand just a little bit how much You love us and the world around us. How would understanding that love change how I …

Making the Most of Little Moments

My kids are really interested in us telling childhood memories lately. I realize we often say that our parents always did something when it probably only happened a few times. Like our history of bowling or going to minor league baseball games. Did we really go every week? What will …

Valentine’s Parent’s Prayer Day 7: 10 Days of Valentine’s

Today I am very thankful for a husband that follows up on and supports my ideas. He knows the boys well and prays for them. And uses words like Warts in his Valentine. And last night in return they gave us Valentine’s from church. I feel like we must be …