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8 Practical Ways to Celebrate the Sabbath as a Family

By | July 13, 2013

image by Natalie Maynor By Joanna Rodriguez, Contributing Writer Sabbath: The Forgotten Commandment As Christians, we generally hold pretty tightly to the ten commandments. But when in comes to that pesky fourth commandment, we tend to either ignore it altogether or observe it legalistically. You know, don’t mow your lawn or play baseball or go Read More

Keeping Christmas Simple and Special

By | December 8, 2012

Your little ones are the apple of your eye.  You’d do anything for them.  You want to see them happy. The excitement on their faces warms your heart when you think of how they’ll react opening that awesome must-have gift on Christmas morning. I think most of us get enjoyment from giving to our children Read More

Hodge Podge Home Schooling (Pre-K) and a GIVEAWAY!

By | September 5, 2012

Image by FreeDigitalPhotos.net Parents have differing views concerning the appropriate age that formal education should begin.  Especially amongst home schooling families, these debates can get rather heated.  As parents, we mount our soap boxes and ready our well-versed arsenal of educational opinions sometimes unleashing a tirade of unschooling, Charlotte Mason, Classical, (name your bent) rhetoric Read More

Why Punishment-Based Parenting is (Often) Lazy Parenting

By | July 13, 2012

peasap via Compfight Oh, harsh…did I really just say that? Yes, I did. Now, before those of you who punish your children for misbehavior — I’d venture to guess over 90% of you — get upset with me, hear me out: I do not think that parents who punish are bad parents.  I do not Read More

10 Areas of Motherhood Where I Fail (Where Do You Fail?)

By | June 1, 2012

Image by Elmo H. Love I was thinking lately about what a “good” mother and homemaker looks like.  I think we all have an image in our heads of what we should be, and what we sometimes think everyone else is.  I know that I sometimes think: A good homemaker doesn’t get behind on laundry A good homemaker Read More

God VS. Food

By | May 11, 2012

Image by klearchos kapoutsis There is a line of reasoning that has floated around the Christian, real-food “blogosphere” for awhile now — “Only Jesus can save you, so food is not important.  Food should not be worshiped and should not replace Jesus in your life.  All our days are numbered and no choices that we Read More

Best Laid Plans

By | March 24, 2012

The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the Lord. All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirit. Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established. The Lord has made everything for its Read More

What Does The Bible Say About Debt?

By | February 7, 2012

My dad is a man in the Word. If I need to know something about a certain passage, I always ask him. My dad is also a man of few words – unlike his daughter. I can sometimes get pretty riled up when people describe debt as a “tool” when the Bible clearly speaks against Read More

Feminism Meets Biblical Womanhood

By | December 21, 2011

Image by Jodi Womack Recently I was reading an article by Dr. Lissa Rankin, regarding her new book, What’s Up Down There: Questions You’d Only Ask Your Gynecologist if She Was Your Best Friend.  She’s been on a promotional tour, and has run into a rather ridiculous issue: the word “vagina” is ‘too saucy’ to Read More

Moving Towards Positive Discipline

By | November 5, 2011

I wrote a few months back on why we don’t want to spank anymore.  I felt — feel — convicted to stop spanking.  But, we experienced a time of stress and difficulty (having a newborn) and, at times, fell into old patterns.  I certainly spanked less, but I still spanked.  It was, honestly, my default Read More

Celebrating Halloween as a Christian

By | October 29, 2011

By Rachel Marie, Contributing Writer It seems there is a lot of debate as to whether or not we should “celebrate” Halloween, at least in the blog-o-sphere. Some bloggers, more times than not, say we shouldn’t and have lots of Biblical backings. I grew up getting dressed up in fancy costumes my Mom and Nana Read More

Positive Attitudes and Living for Joy, Week 4

By | October 28, 2011

This is our last official week of the challenge!  But of course, don’t let that stop you from living for joy everyday. I’d like to thank everyone who participated and took the time to link up.  I tried to visit all of your posts though I may have missed some.  Please know I appreciate that Read More

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