The Gospel-Centered Mom: The Freeing Truth About What Your Kids Really Need has been a breath of fresh air. This isn’t a book on how to change or shape your child or children but instead, it points us toward putting our full focus on God. In doing so, everything else falls into place as we become how God intended for us to be. In remembering as well as learning these truths and how they apply to our lives, we grow to become a Godly Christ-centered example to those around us. Continue reading
A few days ago my family received the Family Honor Plate & Table Thyme Discussion Cards through the mail. The inner package was wrapped in yellow paper and my kids were super excited to see what it was. The idea of the plate set is to make a point of seeing the good character your child or children in the family are doing throughout their day and honoring them with the plate. The discussion cards offer family’s a way to connect screen-free through all sorts of different questions to answer and discuss over the dinner table.
Slow Down Embracing the Everyday Moments of Motherhood by author and musician Nichole Nordeman is written by a mom for other moms. This book is suitable for new mothers as well as for moms that have been at it for awhile. It’s really a gentle nudge to not miss out on the everyday moments. Parenting is hard, life is busy, and if we blink time will go by so quickly that we find ourselves really missing out on those moments we can’t get back. Continue reading
I admit that parenting can be really hard. Some days it’s wonderful and other days I really hate it. There’s so many sources out there and everyone is willing to chime in to give advice that it’s enough to make ones head spin. David Tripp’s book “Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family” differs from the rest because it gives us advice taken straight from the gospel. Instead of scratching our heads and feeling hopeless we’ll instead be encouraged, inspired, relieved, and hopeful knowing our Father God has a plan. Continue reading