Planning for Summer

source: jodimichelle via Flickr Creative Commons In this month's print issue of ParentLife, writer Emily Pardy urges us to grasp on to "Summer Sanity" by making a list of priorities and plans for the summer. Have you been doing that? I've been … [Continue reading]

When Can My Baby Eat Yogurt?

  Most babies start eating solids around 6 months. When is it OK to start adding yogurt into their diet? While cow's milk is off-limits until after the first birthday, yogurt can be included as a first food. Why? There are no worries about … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

8 Phrases I Want My Kids to Learn to Say at Meaningful Mama Pursue Excellence, Not Perfection at Chattanooga Moms Blog Your Children See Color and It's Beautiful at For Every Mom 40 Fantastic Reads for Boys 8-16 at Happy Hooligans Hope you … [Continue reading]

Miracles from Heaven: An Interview with Christy Beam, Part 2

Read Part 1 on ParentLife here, if you haven't yet. Kelly Wilson Mize: I’m so excited to see the movie! Was your family happy with the actors who were cast to play you? Christy Beam: Yes! We were all so delighted and grateful. I just feel … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

Non-Candy Easter Basket Gift Ideas at A Modern Day Fairy Tale How to Restore Your Soul When You Feel Like You're Losing Your Mind at Club 31 Women The Self-Sufficiency of Self-Improvement at True Women No Good Thing Does He Withhold at Kelly … [Continue reading]

Miracles from Heaven: an Interview with Christy Beam by Kelly Wilson Mize

Sony Pictures’ new inspirational movie Miracles from Heaven is based on the incredible true story of the Beam family. When Christy discovers her daughter Anna has a rare, incurable disease, she becomes a ferocious advocate for her daughter’s healing … [Continue reading]

The Play-Along Bible by Bob Hartman {GIVEAWAY}

Psalm 78 tells us that we should pass along God’s story to our children. Many parents struggle with that idea. They think they don’t know enough about the Bible. And they are afraid that telling God’s story badly, or in a boring way, might do more … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

Names of Jesus Easter Countdown at Not Consumed 5 Things New Fathers Should Know at For the Family Break This Habit, Change Your Life by Emily Freeman at (in)courage Bible Memory Beginnings for Toddlers and Preschoolers at Satisfaction through … [Continue reading]

Verses to Memorize with Your Kids about Easter

I can read Bible stories to my kids all day long, but Scripture memorization is an area where I can falter. They often learn verses at church, but with three kids running around sometimes I just get lazy. That said, I think learning Scripture is … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

10 Things Daddy Does Better Than Mommy at Joy in the Works 5 Ways to Teach Your Children the Name of God by Tricia Goyer at Faith Gateway 6 Ways to Battle for Your Children at Walls of Home 100 Ideas for a Christ-Centered Easter at The Dating … [Continue reading]