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I’m excited to share that four more Compassion kids now have a sponsor, bringing the grand total for my 50th birthday wish to 19! While I don’t like to not meet a goal, I’m still thrilled that there are … Continue reading
Today’s guest post is from Crystal Paine. Crystal is a wife, mom of three, and founder of MoneySavingMom.com, one of the most popular personal finance blogs on the web. Her second book, Say Goodbye to Survival Mode, released in January … Continue reading
Even in the midst of real life, it’s important to say far more encouraging words to our kids than correcting words. When we encourage kids, we give them courage. It’s empowering, freeing, and strengthening. When encouragement is the norm, children will learn they can take risks, try new things, ask for help, and make mistakes without the fear of losing the acceptance, love, and support of their parents. Continue reading
“…when adults speak up for the vulnerable and the weak, working and demanding that safety and respect prevail, God’s little lambs are protected and nourished. They know they are not abandoned; they are loved. And the world becomes a little … Continue reading
I had never heard the phrase “first-world problems” until just a few months ago. Maybe you’re ahead of me and you’re familiar with the phrase and maybe today is the first time you’ve heard it. Regardless, the concept of first-world … Continue reading
Today’s guest post is from Saundria Keck. Saundria is on the Board of Mom To Mom Ministries. She, along with Kay Benson, is the author of Remember, and Don’t Forget: Bible Stories for Mom and Me. Passing along Bible stories … Continue reading
If you’ve been hanging out here for very long, you’ve heard me quote something Jennifer Rothschild shared at a Hearts at Home conference several years ago. While referring to her blindness, she said, “It is not well with my circumstances, … Continue reading
I once heard Sally Clarkson speak at one of our Hearts at Home conferences and she made a suggestion I’ve taken to heart several times since then. Sally suggested that every six months, it’s a good idea to take a … Continue reading
We’re looking at the second snow day in a row here in the Midwest following the two week Christmas break. Personally, I love bonus days like these, but I know that some of you may need some fresh ideas for … Continue reading