Giveaway: Dear Son by Dave Bruskas

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Today’s culture doesn't encourage men to grow up. Everyone from pastors to op-ed columnists have described a crisis of masculinity, fostered by a media culture that uniformly make men the butts of jokes. Men are much more likely to give up on life … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

How to Encourage Your Tiny Tots to Clean at Pint-Sized Treasures 7 Simple Outreach Ideas at Karen Ehman - Great things to involve your kids in, too! Books I'd Put on a Summer Reading List at OhAmanda They Need to Help at Parenting … [Continue reading]

Eat for Cheap: Black Bean Nachos

If you have a hungry family (that's all of us!), you probably spend time searching for low-cost, high-nutrition recipes like I do. Beans are a great cheap protein, but it can be difficult to find new ways to cook them that your family will enjoy. … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

Armed with Truth at Amy J. Bennett Health Food at Pardy Mama Come In Anyway at Story Shucker Fun Father's Day Food at Kids Activities Blog Did you read or write something you’d like our readers to see? Leave a link in the comments, on … [Continue reading]

Princess Gabby Girl and the Sparkly Dress

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    Like pretty much all 5-year-old girls, my daughter, Libbie, LOVES princesses. Our home echoes with Frozen songs, is coated in glitter and sequins, and Libbie's bedroom radiates pink. She is a girly-girl all the way. So when … [Continue reading]

Help! My Kids Won’t Stop Fighting!

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I'm afraid those words have been part of my life too much the last several weeks. With my daughter out of preschool for the summer (and going to kindergarten!), she and my 3-year-old son have fought and Fought and FOUGHT!!! So, since I'm a child … [Continue reading]

Friday Links

On Being a Single Mom at Not Consumed 3 Ways to Teach Your Kids to Honor Veterans at Cara Putman The Dance Will Go On at Fill My Cup Bible Detectives at OhAmanda A Four-Year-Old Dream at The Hufty Family Musings   Did you read or … [Continue reading]

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Crying Over the Laundry? at Mom By Example Fingerprint Heart Bouquet at My Kids Guide Does Grace Live in Your Home? at Upside Down Homeschooling 10 Christian Pregnancy & Birth Books at My Joy-Filled Life Did you read or write something … [Continue reading]

Summer Beach Reads for Moms and Dads

My husband and I are very much looking forward to spending some time this summer ALONE for our 10th anniversary. We're hitting up a nice island with a beach and without our kids for a few days. I am excited about spending a lot of time … [Continue reading]

Friday Links

Teaching Boys to Say Yes to God by Kristen Welch at The MOB Society How to Make Glow-in-the-Dark Jell-O at MomAdvice You Will Not Fail in Motherhood at God-Centered Mom 5 Things I'd Forgotten about Having a Newborn at Ask Your Dad Did you … [Continue reading]