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How to Avoid Christmas Stress this Year

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had a wild week. You name it, it’s gone wrong. In some ways it’s a comedy of errors. In other ways, I believe it’s the enemy trying to steal my peace. You may feel the same way trying to avoid Christmas stress right now. Since last weekend …. Continue Reading

Create a Habit of Thankfulness in Your Children {Day 13}

Create a Habit of Thankfulness in Your Children {Day 13}

In our fallen, sinful nature, we humans are not naturally thankful beings. Because it does not just happen, we must help our children grow in thankfulness until is woven into the fabric of who they are. Romans 1:18-32 shares an interesting perspective on how mankind came to the place of having rebellious hearts, filled with… Continue Reading

How to Be Others-Focused with Your Kids Christmas {Freebie}

How to Be Others-Focused with Your Kids Christmas {Freebie}

Be sure to read to the end of this post where we are giving away $500.  With Christmas being the season of giving, I’ve gotten together with some pretty awesome bloggers to give TWO families some CASH in the 5th annual Christmas Blessings Giveaway – $500 cash (delivered via Paypal). My middle daughter, Gentry, does… Continue Reading

5 Ways to Raise Grateful Kids {Day 11}

5 Ways to Raise Grateful Kids {Day 11}

Every time my four-year-old niece greets her grandfather at the door, she plants both her hands on her hips with her feet apart, saying, ‘Where are the presents?’ Her grandfather, who is incredibly generous, hands her an envelope with money in it. But, this little girl doesn’t realize money is present-worthy at this point and… Continue Reading

Helping Children Be Thankful with Just a Little      {Day 10}

Helping Children Be Thankful with Just a Little {Day 10}

If you’ve followed Michelle for any amount of time, then you know that her family lives a minimalist lifestyle. This hasn’t necessarily been by choice, but it has become her way of life and they will be thankful for it. Here’s her story . . . It wasn’t always easy. I went through seasons of… Continue Reading

Hunter’s World Race {Day 9}

Hunter’s World Race {Day 9}

During the month of November my blog focuses on giving thanks. One way we can help our kids be thankful is moving their focus from self to others. At Mom’s Monday Lunch Bunch, I shared how we helped our own kids focus on others and become more mission-minded. But . . . the real proof… Continue Reading

3 Secrets in Teaching Kids Gratitude

3 Secrets in Teaching Kids Gratitude

First of all, to all my blog subscribers, I apologize for unfinished blog posts being emailed to you earlier today. I’ve been in El Salvador interviewing teachers & students for our new school, as well as working with our scholarship students and hosting Bible study for our teen girls. All that to say, I’ve written… Continue Reading

How to Homeschool while Working from Home with Kids

Whether you homeschool, send your kids to school or work at home, you have lots of activities to juggle. Today I share ways I juggled our homeschool  & kids activities while working from home with kids. Be sure to watch to the very end for 2 important tips for moms & work at home moms!… Continue Reading

How Do You Love the Unlovely?

How Do You Love the Unlovely?

Do you know someone who isn’t walking with God? …….…hurting others along the way? Do you have a spouse who isn’t following God? Do you have kids who are making unwise choices? Do you have friends who mean well, but hurt you with their words or actions? Is your heart broken over a relationship in… Continue Reading

Family Staycation Ideas

Family Staycation Ideas

Last week I saw a Facebook post asking for fun, low-cost activities in our area. I immediately thought of our family staycation ideas.  What is a “staycation”? It’s a vacation where you stay at home. You visit places in your area that are free or low-cost. Things to Do in College Station & Bryan Texas… Continue Reading