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6 Rules for Dating as a Single Mom

Oh, the ol’ bugaboo of dating as a single mom. Should you? Shouldn’t you? There is a line of thinking among some Christians that all dating is wrong. There are others who would say that dating is perfectly natural and okay, but boundaries should be set forth in Christian dating.

If you're looking at dating as a single parent, see if these points have validity.

The Power of a Praying Mom

Moms, whether you are dreaming, standing before God in scary vulnerability, or just trying to listen and get it right, we have a powerful tool at our disposal: prayer.

How to Find Hidden Bargains

There’s a reason we call it bargain hunting. It’s because great deals must be found, they don’t find YOU. But it’s easy to discover bargains...

5 Types of Women That Make Bad Wives

Since Proverbs 31 paints a picture of an excellent wife, does that mean there’s such a thing as a non-excellent wife?  If you’re a single man, you should want to know. If you’re a married woman, or a woman who one day wants to be married, you should want to know, too. No woman wants to be a bad wife. No man wants to marry one, either.

So… what type of woman makes a “less-than-excellent” wife? 

Fabulous Foodie Flavors

So, you've got guests coming over for dinner, or you're strapped for time and out of ideas for meal ideas?  Not to worry - we've got you covered!   Check out these fast family-pleasing recipe ideas! 

It's all in our "Fabulous Foodie Showcase of Flavors"!  

Quick After School Bites

Between carpool, homework, sports and other activities, it can be tough to fit in an after-school snack to hold the kids over until dinner. But with a few tricks up your sleeve, you can give them what they need in no time.

How to Stop Going to Food Instead of God

When I meditate on the connection between my physical body and my spiritual health, my food obsession suddenly loses its luster. I see it as bondage, keeping me from the relationship with God I so desire.

Budget Boosters: 5 smart ways to manage your money

Even for families with a moderate household income, keeping expenses down and managing a budget can feel like a job all on its own. If you’re working to get your family’s finances under tighter control, consider these ideas to help curb spending and create new cash flow.

How to Stay Strong in Disappointment

Wouldn't it be nice if life consisted only of pleasant surprises, not the disappointing ones?  Yet therein lies the true test of faith.
How do you not only HANDLE real disappointments in life, but stay STRONG through them?

8 Reasons Why a Boring Marriage is Beautiful

If we’re in a boring marriage, the how-to’s and quick tips come quickly in an effort to shake things up. But is it really a sign of a problem? Should we be worried if we think our marriage is boring? Maybe boring marriages aren't such a bad thing.

Maybe a boring marriage is the sign of a beautiful marriage. Here are 8 reasons you might not have considered for why a boring marriage is beautiful.

No, Your Child’s Bad Choice Does Not Make You a Bad Mom

I had this nifty little equation cemented in my mind. It went like this: crying baby = bad mom.  Well, at least one of my children has misbehaved or made foolish choices. I guess that puts me in bold contention for worst mom of the year. Or decade.

Or does it?

How to Not Be Bitter in Life - 7 Ways to Overcome Resentment

When given a chance, bitterness grows like weeds in a garden. When turned inward it turns into depression. When it’s turned outward it becomes rage. Both directions lead to rotten and distasteful fruit in the wake of one’s life. 

Rid yourself of this weed!  Here are seven ways to overcome bitterness in your life...

Trusting God With Your Child

For those parents struggling to know whether to send their children to public school or home-school - you're not alone.  Here's one parent's candid skirmish with God on what to do - and His surprising response!

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