A Mother’s Main Job (& How to Do it Each Day)

A parent has many jobs, can I get an Amen? But do you know what THE most important job, hands down, for any Christian parent is? Discipleship. In fact, that's the primary job Jesus left all of us to do (Matthew 28:19) as Christians, so how much more is this command given to parents, backed up with ...

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Watch My Session Today About Getting Rid of Homeschool Stress at the Homeschool Teaching Summit

  Is Homeschooling Stressing You Out? Kelly Crawford, 10:30 AM CST • A Closer Look at “School” vs. “Education” Jesus • How traditional “schooling” doesn’t work • Educating your children effectively AND stress-free Register Now to Watch for Free Need a homeschool-year-energy-boost? The Homeschool Teaching Summit (a free online event October 16-21) will bring you exclusive, Christ-centered encouragement, parenting help, and life-balance guidance to refresh ...

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Join Me for the Homeschool Summit–a FREE, Online Homeschooling Conference | 25+ Speakers Offer Practical Homeschooling Advice

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If You’re a New Mom Afraid of Doing it Wrong, Lean in Close

So you're a young mom, maybe a new mom, afraid of doing it wrong? Of course you are. That's perfectly normal. It makes you a good mom who cares deeply for her child. But let me give you some advice from a seasoned place of mothering for 23 years.... We're all afraid of doing it wrong ...

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What I’m Doing About My Aging Face

OK girls, this is pretty exciting and I just wanted to let you all know about it. I'm aging. We all are, but you know that place where you finally realize you might need to try putting something on your face besides coconut oil or your cheapo go-to moisturizer? Well I'm there. And I'm pretty particular about ...

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Hurricane Relief For Our Friend & His Missing Family

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UPDATE: Josh located his family today, 5 days after the storm. I don't know many details, but the relief crew is still going with supplies to assist families in the area. With the tremendous damage left int he wake of the Houston flood and now Irma, opportunities abound to extend love and practical help to so ...

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Children: The Life Gift That Brings the Sweetest Death

She's the fiery one, the sneaky one, the one full of life and passion. The one God sent to show me myself...to rub off the edges. How can I imagine life without her? She's the one born after our  decision to receive our children from God's hand. Had we not been asked the question... not been ...

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Building Family Relationships: Helping Siblings Bond

We all desire (or should) to build family relationships, and help our children tie heart strings with each other.  "Sibling rivalry" is so common that it's tempting to just accept it. But though it is common, and I would even say normal, we shouldn't actually accept it, as Christian families. I know, this is HARD!!! It ...

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The Homeschool Advantage: Relax, You’re Already a Teacher

Are you a homeschooling mom who is always worried that you're not doing it right, measuring your methods against the conventional classroom? Researchers tell us that the ideal teaching situation is one teacher for one or a few students; so by default, the one teacher per classroom full of students is NOT the ideal, it's just ...

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3 Powerful Lessons We (& Our Children) Need from Daniel

Reading through the book of Daniel in the mornings to the kids has given me a refreshing reminder of what a follower of God looks like. It's easy to forget in our often self-defined versions of Christianity. Here are 3 huge lessons we have learned so far: 1. Having the right to be angry or retaliate doesn't ...

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