INVESTIGATORS: Drowning is silent

| June 25, 2014

Extremely important info on what drowning really looks like. Please take a few minutes to watch this news story: In the past four months, four young people have drowned or nearly drowned in pools even though there were adults nearby. So, how do children drown in plain sight? A first-of-its-kind test shows why. Los Angeles […]

The Relief of Compassion in Parenting & Counseling

| June 6, 2014

I love this article. So often as parents we can forget to show mercy and grace to the little humans in our care and expect a perfection of them we don’t even expect of ourselves. The larger problem is that we cannot demand our children live up to our ideals every moment of their lives. While […]

How to Keep a Beautiful Home

| January 15, 2013

Some excellent, much needed (by me at least!) reminders from Bambi at In the Nursery of the Nation: Even as busy moms who have crumbs that seem to permanently reside in the kitchen chairs, we can still have lovely homes if our hearts are willing.  Fresh paint, colorful adornments to the walls or fancy furniture will […]

How to Ensure You Spend Quality Time with Each Child Individually

| January 15, 2013

Wise words from Raising Mighty Arrows: If you have to “schedule” time on your calendar with each child to make sure you’re fitting everyone in, then please, by all means schedule that time. Make it a priority to spend quality time with each of your children individually.  Invest in the lives of your children physically, spiritually, […]

Ouch… a Painful Look in the Mirror

| October 24, 2011

A convicting read over at Raising Homemakers: What is my own attitude telling them that I really believe at this moment? That my Jesus isn’t big enough to calm the storm in my own heart, to empower me with self-control to hold my tongue and watch my temper? That being interrupted to have to train and discipline […]

Motherhood is Application

| October 10, 2011

Excellent insight from Rachel Jankovic: The good news is, you don’t need to have been through some elite mother’s training camp to apply the gospel in your life. You need to believe. Trust God, give thanks. Laugh. Believe — and that will feed your children. Rest in God, and your children will learn to. Extend […]

College Plus! Raising Leaders Blog Tour: Interview with Doug Phillips

| August 5, 2011

CollegePlus! is excited to announce the launch of their first Leadership Blog Tour. On August 2, CollegePlus! launched an exclusive webinar series – How To Prepare Your Children To Be Influencers Who Can Lead. Doug Phillips kickstarted the leadership series with a webinar on how parents can inspire their children to want to be leaders. […]

Sow in Spring

| April 29, 2011

Mother! Mother! Watch and pray, Fling not golden hours away! Now or never, plant and sow, Catch the morning’s earliest glow. Mother! Mother! Guard the dew, While it sparkles clear and true. No delay! The scorching noon May thy treasures reach too soon. Mother! Point them to the sky, Tell them of a loving eye, […]