Do you feel like you have too much to do? Do you feel as if you are always running from one appointment or activity to another? Do you wonder when you will really get to "see" you spouse and kids and actually talk? Many families feel the press and stress of busy-ness. There seems to … Continue reading Managing Family Schedules
I do not particularly enjoy cleaning, but I DO like to have a clean house. Everyone’s home is different. You may be a single person who lives alone. You may be married, but you and your spouse both work outside the home. You may be a stay-at-home parent with several children that you home school. … Continue reading Developing a Cleaning Routine
Most of us have memories from our childhood that involve family traditions. Some of these traditions we liked enough to continue them in our own families and some of them we have let go of in favor of new traditions. Traditions are often tied to holidays or other special events (birthdays, Christmas, Thanksgiving, etc.) But … Continue reading Creating “Every Day” Family Traditions
Many family traditions are closely tied to holiday celebrations. Having traditions that are repeated from year to year bring a family closer together through shared experiences and the security of familiar celebration. God has appointed times and seasons (holidays) to remind us of who He is and what He has done. Creating family traditions around … Continue reading Using Holiday Traditions to Enhance Your Family’s Faith
Most families struggle with having consistent time together in Bible reading/study and prayer. The families that DO consistently have family devotions, know it only happens because they have made it a priority and therefore have turned it into a daily habit. Let me share with you some tips to help you develop this habit as … Continue reading Family Devotions: Keep It Super Simple
As parents we desire to raise our children to know and love truth. We want them to be able to discern truth from lies. But how do we do this? Most of us don't have degrees in Bible and Theology. We know there are so many world views and beliefs that include half truths or … Continue reading Teaching Our Children to Discern Truth from Heresy
I talk a lot about simple ways to make managing your home easier. But why does it matter? Every home is managed, either well or poorly (or somewhere in between). It matters because how well we managed our homes (or how poorly we manage our homes) spills over into the rest of life. It matters … Continue reading Home Management: Why Does It Matter?