Christian Parenting

How to be good Christian parents. Parenting tips about discipline, sibling rivalry, and scheduling. How to create good family memories. Tips on how to pass along faith to your kids. Advice on parenting teenagers.

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When Your Baby Leaves Home For Good

Is your baby leaving home soon? If not soon, one day this will happen to you. It seems like yesterday I brought mine home from the hospital. I had no idea what to do with him, and, yet, I knew how to do everything when the time came. My mother instincts kicked in the moment…

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Are You the Hot Mess Mom?

Are you a hot mess mom? I will admit there have been phases in my life that fit this description. I don’t think I would have admitted it at the time, but looking back there were some moments. Thank goodness there are no videos. Maybe you have had days, okay, years, where you would like…

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How to Deal with a Moody Teenager

Do you have a moody teenager? If you haven’t experienced it yet, you will. One day your precious child will wake up and not like you–AT ALL. You make think you have experienced some hard times as a parent with your five-year-old, but you ain’t seen nothin’ yet. You see, there is a big difference…

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9 Best Activities to Do with Your Teen. Are you and your teen drifting apart? Start with some fun activities and then add in some meaningful things like volunteering together. #teenactivities #familytime #family #familymoments #teentime #teens #familytimecounts #dinnertime

Focus on Your Teen: 9 Best Activities to Do As a Family [Infographic]

It is important to focus on your teen especially because we live in such a superficial and materialistic world. I think about the situation with Kate Spade and her loss of life due to suicide. It makes you realize there is more to life than a designer purse. Perhaps we have lost our focus. Our…

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Summer Schedule: How To Keep Your Kids From Driving You Crazy

School is out! There is no schedule. Yahoo! Everyone gets to sleep in. Thank goodness there are no more early morning meltdowns or endless sport’s activities to attend in the afternoon. Whew! So what’s next? Here’s the truth: After a week of sleeping in and no summer schedule, my kids always started fighting and watching…

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Do You Yell At Your Children?

Do you yell at your children? It is easy to do when you are a mom. One minute you are fine, and the next minute you’re so angry you could snatch your child bald-headed (southern saying). You can not take one more minute of your kids fighting, the dog barking, and the phone ringing all…

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Why I Teach My Kids to Wait Until Marriage [Infographic]

In this post-Christian era, teaching your kids to wait until marriage to have sex is not normal. In fact, it is archaic by most standards. Most parents have opted for the “safe sex” talk instead of going for abstinence. They figure their kids are going to do it, so it is better to use protection than…

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Are You Dying Inside As a Mom? 5 Ways to Get Free

Youc Are you dying inside as a mom? Are you looking for ways to get free?  I can relate. There have been days in my life I hurt so badly for my children, and no one knew. If you are like me, you are good at acting like everything is okay when it really isn’t…

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School Hacks: How to Pick Best School for Your Child

Here are the best school hacks to help you find the right school for your child. In fact, these tips will help if you are changing schools too. I’ve got you covered either way. I am a teacher and mom who has taught in private school, public school, and I have also homeschooled.  Furthermore, my…

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Should You Apologize to Your Child? 5 Things Happen When You Don’t

Should you apologize to your child when you do something wrong? Many parents never say sorry when they are wrong because they feel they are more superior than their child, they might lose authority or even feel a little silly doing it. And then there are some parents who just don’t believe they are ever…

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