Category Archives: Parenting

Praying God’s Word For Your Kids

There’s nothing more powerful than praying God’s word for your kids.  Dr. Kathy Koch and I have dozens of scriptures in the back of the No More Perfect Kids book to guide you in praying for your kids. I’ve pulled … Continue reading

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The Secret Good Ninja

Today’s guest post is from mom of four, Ruby Reveles.  Ruby serves as a G0-To Girl for Hearts at Home which means she tells every mom she knows about Hearts at Home and the Hearts at Home conferences! (By the … Continue reading

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“WHY DO I ALWAYS LOSE?”

Today’s guest post is from Dr. Todd Cartmell, a speaker at our upcoming 2014 Hearts at Home North Central Conference!   You don’t want to miss Dr. Cartmell, Dr. Kathy Koch, Crystal Paine (aka Money Saving Mom) Angela Thomas, and … Continue reading

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Lessons From A Cherry Pie

Today’s post is from Tina Hollenbeck. Tina serves with Dr. Kathy Koch at Celebrate Kids, Inc.  She describes herself as a wife, mother, teacher, writer, survivor, and a voice. Tina’s story addresses raising resilient kids. I love seeing how moms carry out … Continue reading

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What My Kids Taught Me In Their “Jesus Loves Me” Sweaters

Today’s guest post is from Emily Wierenga. Emily is a wife and mom of two. From her home in Canada, she writes from the heart and isn’t afraid to talk about issues she’s dealt with like eating disorders, infertility, body … Continue reading

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Connecting With Your Teen: The Power of a Pillow Journal

Dear Jill, I’m needing wisdom in dealing with my teenage daughter. I’m going through a divorce. It saddens my heart that my soon to be ex isn’t wanting to be a dad. This is causing my daughter to struggle with … Continue reading

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My Heart’s at Home

Today is another Focus on the Family broadcast day!  Today I’m talking with Jim Daly about how to make your home an emotionally safe place to be based upon the My Heart’s at Home book! You can catch the broadcast … Continue reading

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Wanna join the fun?

It’s September and that means that my speaking season kicks back in gear! I love the summer months where the pace slows down, but I love to jump back into being face to face with moms in the trenches. I … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“There will be so many times you feel like you’v failed, but in the eyes, heart and mind of a child you are super mom.” ~Stephanie Precourt

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Happy 18th Birthday, Austin!

18 years ago today, I had the best night’s sleep of my whole pregnancy. It had been hard to be in the last month of pregnancy during the hot month of August so I was grateful for an unexpected night … Continue reading

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