Christmas Gifts for the Christian Mom


Are you looking for the perfect gift for Christmas for mom, or a friend or sister?  Maybe your family wants to treat you with something special and you struggle to think of something. *affiliate links are included in this post I put together a list of gifts that would be perfect for a Christian Mom!  I know they are things that I would love! I love to study my bible so anything related … [Read more...]

My Family Life Booklist


I have a book list on pinterest of books I want to read in 2014.  Most of my list is about family life.  They are about being more intentional with my parenting, growing in God together, and connecting with my kids on a deeper level. I wanted to share my list with you-if you are looking for great reads this summer or year for that matter-this would make a great list! Lead Your Family Like … [Read more...]

Healing Broken Relationships with Your Children


Broken relationships with children hurt!  They hurt the kids involved and they hurt you!  All you have to do is talk to parents that have grown children who are estranged with them and you can feel their pain.  They hurt, they are full of regrets and often they feel helpless! I have a daughter right now I'm struggling with. She is only 10; her dad says we are TOO much alike.  Funny thing is, we … [Read more...]

Day 31: Books on Effective Parenting (Reaching the Heart)

Well I did not get all of my post done in 31 straight days but am happy that I did make all 31.  A little late is better then never! My favorite resources come from a site called Effective Parenting.  The CD’s Parenting is Heart Work are my favorite.  They have helped me in my parenting more then any resource.  Many books will tell you that you have a strong willed child, these CD’s help you … [Read more...]

Day 30: Seeds of Character

This is not a book but it is music.  Music is a wonderful thing to use to touch your kids hearts and Seeds of Character is a great CD to do just that.  If you have not bought any music from Seeds Family Worship you are missing out! More Than Conquerors (Romans 8:37) The Wages and The Gift (Romans 3:23 & 6:23) The Life (John 14:6, I John 5:11-12) The Fruit (Galatians 5:16 & … [Read more...]

Day 29: Biographies of American Heros


I can't stress enough how important great biographies are and ones that represent the heros of our past and how they are great ways to share stories of men and women of character.  I am talking about American bio's in this post but several of you may live in other countries.  Find the heros of your past and write a list of those to get to read to your kids. Some of my favorites In God we … [Read more...]

Day 28: Follow My Leader

If you are looking for a great read aloud that gives lessons on character, Follow My Leader a good one!  A rich story of character development about Jimmy, a boy blinded in an accident, and his growing trust in Leader, his guide dog. Make sure you  Subscribe so you don’t miss a single post! … [Read more...]

Day 27: Proverbs for Parenting

Proverbs for Parenting: A Topical Guide for Child Raising from the Book of Proverbs is a great book for mom and dad to use in their parenting.  I LOVE this book.    This is a book you can take straight to your kids and show them what the Word says about things they are struggling with.  This is a great copy book to help you kids memorize Proverbs and a great way to show them what God says about … [Read more...]

Day 26: Missionary Stories with the Millers

Missionary Stories with the Millers (Miller Family (Harvest House)) is another wonderful book on the men and women of God who give it all to spread the Gospel.   Experience thrilling adventure as the Christian missionaries on these pages meet witch doctors, disease, drought, hate-filled guerillas, a Bible thief, and killer cats. Each story is based on actual happenings from the lives of real … [Read more...]

Day 25: Big Truths for Little Kids

Catechism's are great for getting important messages in your kids minds and hearts.   Big Truths for Little Kids: Teaching Your Children to Live for God  is one of my favorites for this.  Not only is it a nice devotional to do with your kids but it helps them understand how to live a GOOD life that is pleasing to God.   Again, this was one of my kids favorites when they were little. Make sure … [Read more...]