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Tag: homemaking

Purpose for the Sidelined Mom

Purpose for the Sidelined Mom

Nobody wants to live a sidelined life, especially young mothers who are full of energy and dreams. We want to make a difference and live with purpose, but frankly, life with little kids feels like being left out of the game all together. The rest […]

J.R. Miller’s Thoughts on Homemaking

J.R. Miller’s Thoughts on Homemaking

Ohhhh, I just loved this quote and had to share it! “Home is the true wife’s kingdom. There, first of all places, she must be strong and beautiful. She may touch life outside in many ways, if she can do it without slighting the duties […]

Where Are The Titus 2 Women?

Where Are The Titus 2 Women?

Last night I spoke to a sweet group of home schooling moms about the topic of Keeping Your Devotional Life devotional. I was so encouraged by their desire to teach their children God’s word. We sat and chatted afterwards and as we spoke, the “topic” […]

Home Comforts

Home Comforts

I have a confession to make. One of my all time favorite books is a book on housekeeping.  Before you think me compulsive,  I am not a spotless housekeeper, mind you. I have five kids, remember? But I love, love, love Home Comforts: The Art […]

Some Good Advice on Home Education

Some Good Advice on Home Education

A home schooling mentor once gave me some good advice: Begin with the end in mind. Looking back, my friend was insightful.  But when you are a new homeschooling mother, you are– I don’t know–just plain overwhelmed. And scared. Well-meaning people unintentionally put fear–no, out […]