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.

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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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Estranged: 3 Things You Lose When Your Family Stops Talking

When your family stops talking everyone loses. In fact, there is collateral damage you don’t count on. Looking back, I now realize there was a trade-off when I left my family. Walking away proved to have some consequences I didn’t account for at the time. There is nothing I can do about it now but…

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Estranged: When Your Family Falls Apart

I am one of many adult children who chose to break off the relationship with not only my parents but my whole family.  My husband, children and I became estranged. And I can say I am one of the few who has actually reconciled. Looking from the outside, you would never think this would happen to…

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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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The Best Morning Routine Tips for Busy Moms

The Best Morning Routine Tips for Busy Moms

Do you have a morning routine? Over the years, I have developed a system to get things done in the morning, and it has worked incredibly well for me. I found if I get my chores done, the rest of the day is mine. If you work outside of the home, you can adapt this…

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Do You Have an Entitled Teen?

Do you have an entitled teen? Many teens have a distorted idea of what they deserve or think they should get just because they exist. I wish it were not so, but this is the world our kids live in today. It’s probably the worst it has ever been. Some of this entitlement is created…

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The Value of a Stay Home Mom

Do you feel important as a stay home mom? Staying home with your kids seems like an endless and boring job. Many would have you believe you are just a glorified babysitter. It seems like what you do doesn’t matter, but it does.  What you do with your kids in these hours, days, and years…

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How to Make Money As a Stay Home Mom: 8 Tips to Get Extra Cash

I know how to make money as a stay home mom. My husband and I have used these methods for many years. I would not have had the guts to do some of these sales without my husband, so I can’t take all the credit. He is a big part of the more complicated transactions.…

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Do You Want to be a Stay Home Mom? 4 Things to Consider

I am an accountant’s wife. I will tell you how to save money so you can stay home with the kids, have more financial freedom, and give back to others.

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