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5 Reasons Your Life is Not a Mess

Yes, life will be busy, that's the way it goes. But it does not have to be a mess. If I want life to change, the first shift is my thinking.

My life is not a mess.  Neither is yours.  Here's why.

7 Steps for Restoring a Rebellious Child

Rebellion has long been associated with adolescence. Plenty of parents have the daily challenge of living with and parenting kids who are on their way to – or are already living in – full-blown rebellion.  Here's what you can do to address your teen's rebellion-in-progress.

Building a Successful Budget

Whether you’re trying to pay off bills, save for a dream vacation or create a nest egg for retirement, having a sound budget is often the first step toward bringing about your financial goals. While "budgeting" is often associated with cutting spending, creating and sticking to a budget can be a fairly painless process with the right plan in place.

Change the Climate of Your Marriage

Just as every place has a climate, so does every marriage. The climate of your marriage relationship can be a stormy one that's filled with conflict, a chilly one that lacks intimacy, or a sunny one that brings warm joy into your life...

Fabulous Foodie Flavors

So, you've run out of ideas for a yummy supper?  Not to worry - we've got you covered! 
Check out these fast family-pleasing recipe ideas - including delicious seasonal and dessert recipes! 

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

Insomnia Help: 4 Steps to a Good Night’s Sleep

Millions of Americans find themselves wide awake in the wee hours of the night. If you’re one of them, you might be suffering from one of a number of possible issues linked to sleep and heart health.
Fortunately, there are simple steps you can take to correct these situations.

Reinventing Yourself in Seasons of Change

While the seasons of life spin uncertainties and sometimes unwelcomed change, they are proof that God doesn’t want us to stay the same. He wants us to change with our seasons, growing in beauty, wisdom, and passion. 

Simple Steps to Smarter Snacking

When hunger strikes, it can be tempting to reach for the closest treat, especially those laden with fat and empty calories. Instead, make it easier to enjoy better-for-you snacks with these three simple steps that appeal to your taste and your waist.

6 Keys to Controlling Your Spending

We all know about clipping coupons and buying in bulk as ways to save some money.  But what are some less-tangible ways a couple can reach their financial goals, and save money?  Here are some ways you may not have thought of!

5 Ways the Whole Family Can Eat Healthy

People are understandably conscious about the foods they’re eating and where they come from. This has seen the rise of whole, clean and natural foods, and in the last couple years, the trend has even moved into pet foods.
These tips can help your whole family lead a more healthy life.

A Prayer for When Life Doesn't Turn Out the Way You Expect

My life hasn't turned out the way I expected. I wouldn’t change my life, but I’m not living the life I imagined when I was younger. Do you feel the same way?

When life hands you an unexpected turn, I hope this gives you some perspective and some hope.

5 Ways to Serve a Single Mom (and Why You Should)

Single parenting has become a hot-button issue for many churches around the country; but many churches are ill-equipped to respond to the needs of single moms. 
So how can you make a difference in the life of a single mother?

5 Whispers Every Mom Should Hear

These whispers are simple affirmations…reminders to yourself of what you ALREADY know…of what your best friend would tell you if she were sitting right next to you. 

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