Teachers work so hard and are often not fully appreciated for all that they do during and after school hours. Here are 5 great ways to show them some love and let them know how much they have meant to your child.
Are you having trouble getting your kids to listen? Adina Socolf knows you can't make children listen...but you can help them learn.
We love the idea of saying yes: taking more opportunities to have fun with our children, even when that fun is messy and inconvenient. But how often do we actually say yes? Nicolette, of the blog How Does She?, devoted one day to saying yes.
How can we find time to connect with our fellow men and with our God in the midst of the busyness of motherhood? Author Sarah Ibbetson shares some ideas for simple, spiritual habits we can make part of our daily lives in order to more consistently spend time with God.
I want my kids to feel a sense of belonging. I want them to believe deeply that they are a part of a whole and that they will never be alone in this sometimes lonely, disconnected world. I suppose I could laminate this sentiment on a piece of paper and stick it on the...
With Spring right around the corner, I knew I needed some ideas for how to have fun in the outdoors. This book is just what I needed to help incorporate the outside world into our day--it is easy to read, has lots of great ideas for every season, and perfect for families with children of...
All too often I try to occupy my son with toys and movies so that I can get my chores done. But even if he had all the toys in the world, he still would not be completely happy.
In the quest to be better, sometimes women get sidetracked with the quest to be perfect. Author, Allyson Reynolds, defines what the "perfect mother" really looks like.
Children will not remember you for the material things you provided but for the feeling that you cherished them. --Richard L. Evans (Click for printable version.)
Be faithful in small things, because it is in them that your strength lies. --Mother Theresa (Click for printable version.)
To be present in body is not the same as being present in mind and heart. -- Jenny Proctor from the book, Deliberate Motherhood (Click for printable version.)
When I went to bed that night, I smiled as I pulled from my homemade mailbox many notes declaring that I was the best because I made my children dinner and pictures from my little ones who could not yet write. It filled my heart, and I spent half an hour writing notes to each...