Posts by Julie Plagens

Funny Mom Quotes That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

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Looking for some funny mom quotes? Here’s a list of funny mom sayings that will make you laugh out loud and brighten your day. You are not alone, mamma. There are many who have gone before you and feel much like you do today. So put your kids to bed early (or hide in the…

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Pursuing Wholeness in Broken Relationships

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This is a guest post by Deb Koster, producer of Family Fire. Family Fire is a Christian ministry committed to fanning the flames of the Holy Spirit in our family relationships. Thank you, Deb, for your contribution to Mom Remade.    Do you struggle with loving the difficult people in your world? God has designed…

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The Best Marriage Advice for Struggling Couples

The Best Marriage Advice for Young Couples
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The best marriage advice is the kind that really works. When you are a young couple, it seems people give lots of one-liners and cute quotes but no real actionable steps that truly work. Fortunately, I have been married for almost 26 years, and I can help you out with some real tips. Although I…

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How to Have Positive Self-Talk Using Scripture

How to Have Positive Self-Talk Using Scripture
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Do you have positive self-talk? C’mon, you know what I mean!  Some of the things we tell ourselves are not kind. Let me jog your memory. Perhaps you may have said something to yourself like the following: “You look so fat,” “No one loves you,” “You’re not pretty,” or “You are so stupid.” It’s that…

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101 Pain-Free Ways to Save Your Money Every Month

101 Pain-Free Ways to Save Money Every Month
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Is it painful for you to save your money? Yeah, I know. I hate it too. When I was younger, I wasn’t the best at the whole money management thing. I didn’t understand about investments, savings, or interest. For me, it was just something old people talked about. I wanted to have fun and live…

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25 Amazing Quotes to Inspire You to Live Your Best Life

25 Quotes to Inspire You to Live Your Best Life
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I love reading quotes from well-known Christian leaders. What they say gives us a window into their soul. We get a peek into how they think and feel about life and the hardships they have overcome. Unfortunately, many of these Christian leaders have experienced horrific situations we cannot begin to fathom. And what has made…

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5 Greatest Lessons You Can Learn From Suffering

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Are you in a season of suffering? Personally, I am not a fan of the whole concept, but I am starting to understand why God allows it. Truthfully, my flesh doesn’t want to understand it at all, but my heart calls me to dig deeper. You see, for many years I thought God was cruel…

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How to Raise a Smart Child Who is Wise

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Many parents do everything they can to raise a child who is smart and successful. Nothing wrong with that…We all want successful kids. Unfortunately, there are those who resort to other tactics to get their child special treatment or go to great lengths to remove the consequences for bad choices. Not so smart, eh? When…

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7 Ways to Stop Being a People Pleaser

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It is easy to get trapped in the cycle of being a people pleaser. In fact, accommodating others is so ingrained in many of us that we don’t know how to act any other way. Changing is not just difficult, it is terrifying. Perhaps you have become the emotional caretaker of everyone around you, and…

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9 Character Traits Your Child Needs at School

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There are 9 character traits that will help your child be successful at school. Unfortunately, many kids are only known for just being a “character.” Sadly, there is a big difference between the two. As a teacher and mom, I have run across a few “characters.” Let me tell you, they are no fun to…

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