Category Archive: Family

Slow Family and a few other good reads

Here are a few good articles I read recently: – Is your family too busy leaving little time to just be with each other?  Read “‘Slow family’ movement focuses on fewer outside activities” “When we ask people what they want their family to look like 10 or 20 years from now, pretty much across the [...]

10 things your kids really want from you

Your child may say he wants those $200 pair of Nikes, but what he really wants from you is not what money can buy. What children need is not more stuff that fills space, but the kind of stuff that fulfills their emotional needs, the space in their hearts. Ask a child what he wants [...]

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 [...]

This is me.

Stay at Home Daughter-hood

In our culture today, our children automatically assume they will go to college, get a degree, and work full time to make money. Is this really the only option for our children, particularly our daughters? Today’s post is written by Rachel, a young lady who has chosen to be a stay at home daughter. She [...]

Stay at home daughter

You know what a Stay-at-home mom is. But do you know what a Stay-at-home daughter is? I recently found Jasmine’s blog about being a Stay-at-home daughter. Jasmine is an incredible young lady who has chosen to put family first in her life. She is intentionally learning the art of homemaking, and stays home to serve [...]

Training for our daughters

I remember sitting in a circle at a college fellowship group at church, each person introducing himself/herself.  We were asked to  “Tell us your name and what you would like to be doing in 5 years.” “My name is George, and I hope to be working for a graphic design company.” “My name is Denise, [...]

Three things I want my daughters to know

I have two daughters. But I have to be honest,  I have not always been intentional about teaching them “womanhood.”  However, I hope that the way I conduct myself as a woman and our occasional talks has taught them some important priorities of being a woman. Here’s what I want my daughters to know about [...]