Category Archives: Miscellany

You’re Still At Home?

I was a stay-at-home mom for over twenty years. In fact, my first book, Professionalizing Motherhood was written specifically for moms at home. It’s still in print and making a difference in the lives of moms at home all over … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day, Dad!

Dad, I am so grateful for you. You showed me how to love. You have always showed unconditional love. You showed me how to lead. I watched you lead at work, at church, and in the community. You shared with … Continue reading

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Managing Money in Marriage

Mark: Money. You gotta have it. You’ve gotta manage it. You’ve gotta talk about it. You’ve gotta learn how to make decisions about it together. Jill: We’ve certainly had plenty of financial frustration in our marriage and we know we’re … Continue reading

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Thank you, Mom!

Someone once asked me what the best advice was that I received from my mom.  I thought about the question a lot and I couldn’t think of specific advice I got from my mom. What I realized is that my … Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe in a God Who Lets Innocent People Die

Iraq. Afghanistan. New York. Boston. Kenya. Paris. Brussels.   All beautiful places in this world. All filled with innocent people whose lives were changed in an instant. The question posed by so many people is, “Where is God in all … Continue reading

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Are You A Fountain of Life to Your Kids?

Dr. Todd Cartmell is a speaker at our 2016 Hearts at Home conferences. His newest book 8 Simple Tools For Raising Great Kids, is also one of our newest Hearts at Home resources! Every time I sit in on one … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“Being fully me is so much better than being an imitation of someone else.”                                                     … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“A comfort zone is a beautiful place but nothing ever grows there.”                                                        ~Unknown

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Quote of the Week

“Stop hiding your scars and your wounds.  They’re your trophies that you went through that and still survived.”                                                 … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy.”                                                 … Continue reading

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“A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success”                                               … Continue reading

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“Love never fails. It changes people.”                                      ~ Bill Hybels

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Quote of the Week

“Dwell, not in the past or in the future, but in the moment.”                                                       … Continue reading

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