Category Archive: Resources for parents

7 Blindspots of Homeschooling

Reb Bradley of Family Ministries wrote a very convicting article titled “Solving the Crisis in Homeschooling – Exposing the 7 Major Blindspots of Homeschoolers”. This article is not just for homeschoolers, but for every parent who is serious about bringing their children up in the Christian faith. I saw myself making many of the mistakes [...]

31 Days to Clean

31 Days to Clean

If cleaning house is not your thing, you’re with me. I need help and I need motivation. Fellow blogger Sarah Mae has a book that will do just that. 31 Days to Clean gives daily tips from both a Martha and a Mary point of view. That means: The Mary Challenge -Something you do that [...]

1000 recommended books

I’m going to begin writing some mini-posts and jot down quick thoughts more often. Here’s one for today: It’s raining hard where I am in Southern California – a rarity for us, but it happens. It’s the perfect type of day to stay indoors with a good book. But what to read? What’s appropriate for [...]

Struck by the flu

Everyone is getting sick, and now it’s my turn. It came on me suddenly with a sore throat, runny nose, and body aches. I try to avoid medicines as much as possible. Do you have any home remedies that you recommend? Here are a few I’m doing: – Drink warm/hot water rather than cold. It [...]

Do you believe in adoption?

If you believe an orphan child should have a loving home to raise him/her, please read on. I came across Tiffany at A Moment Cherished, a pastor’s wife and mom of 2. She is sharing about her journey to adopt a child from Ethopia and I was touched. Tiffany wrote, “God has opened our eyes, [...]

Moms In Touch Worldwide Day of Prayer

When my children were in elementary school and middle school, I was part of a Moms In Touch group. We met once a week for 1 hour to pray – just pray. No food, no chatting, no gossiping. Well, we did have coffee and tea and an occasional donut, but we set a limit of [...]

Timely financial help to get out of debt

Almost daily I hear of a friend or a friend of a friend losing their jobs. My husband and I are in real estate, so you know we are as financially stable as the next bank … I want to share with you a resource I just came across.  I have no vested interest in [...]