Family Life

How to have a Christian family life that is meaningful. Tips on how to make family time an important part of your day. Schedule suggestions, how to help siblings get along, and creating family memories that are positive. Suggestions for enhancing your family spiritually.

101 Pain-Free Ways to Save Money Every Month

101 Pain-Free Ways to Save Your Money Every Month

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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How to Raise a Smart Child Who is Wise

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

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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The Best Inspirational Family Advice for Those Hurting

This is the best inspirational family advice for those who are hurting. It is a story about how God can redeem anything through his love. Even the worst family problems. If you are like me, you may question God when your family displays unhealthy behaviors. Perhaps, you have even shaken your fist at Him in…

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Family Problems: Dealing with Difficult Relationships

Are you dealing with family problems? Or perhaps you have a family estrangement. You are not alone. This seems to be happening more often than people want to admit. Fights happen and family members¬†walk away, sometimes for good. If this has happened to you, you know how embarrassing it is to tell your Christian friends…

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The Best Parenting Tips You Will Ever Find

Here are the best parenting tips you will ever find all in one place. And these tips are based on a Christian worldview. It is a combination of my experience as a mom (who has raised two kids) and as a teacher. I¬†have also added the expertise of others who know about parenting, family, and…

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Estranged From Family at the Holidays: 7 Ways to Cope

Are you estranged from family this holiday? Or maybe you are dealing with a family rift. I know how you feel. I spent 7 years estranged from my family, and it was awful. Frankly, it sucked. The holidays were the worst because they reminded me things were not right in my life. And I felt…

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33 Ways to Bring Your Family Together at the Holidays

  Do you want to bring your family together at the holidays? The best way to get your crew interested in family time is to create some holiday cheer and make some fun traditions. Here is a list of things my family has done over the years. I am so glad my husband and I…

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How to Agree on Faith When Raising Kids

Do you and your spouse agree on faith? What you and your spouse think and believe about God will directly impact how you raise your kids and their outcome. Unfortunately, many people don’t take the time to figure this out until it is too late. And then they spend most of their married life arguing…

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How to Get a Picky Eater to Eat Everything

How do you get a picky eater to eat everything…or almost everything? I bet you’re thinking, “Ha! Ha! She has never met my child. This will never happen.” Yep. I get that. But we all start out the same way when we are born. We neither like nor dislike anything when we come out of…

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