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Loving your children well at Christmas is not about the gifts // Episode 107

Making a peaceful home and a meaningful Christmas holiday

What are we talking about today? I know what you want for Christmas, mama. You want the same thing that I want – the same thing we ALL want. You want a peaceful, memory-making, joy-filled holiday with your family. That’s it. Is it really so much to ask? To have a peaceful home during the …

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How to biblically parent your children in a broken world // Episode 104

Biblical parenting tips for raising kids in a broken world

What are we talking about today? We all know that we live in a broken world. And while we want to protect our children from all of the sin, pain, and hardship, the simple reality is that… we can’t.  Good parenting is hard, and it takes hard, intentional work. And to be a biblical parent, …

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Episode 102 // How to help your child if they are struggling with anxiety, worry, or fear

What are we talking about today? There is nothing worse as a mom than watching our kids struggle. And in today’s world, SO MANY of our kiddos are struggling with anxiety! Fear, worry, and anxiety are painful and difficult… but you CAN help your child manage these hard emotions.  Whether your child is a toddler …

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Episode 101 // Managing the family dynamics of multiple children: These 8 strategies will help you connect with each

What are we talking about today? I remember taking walks with my husband in the years before we had kids and talking through “when we’re done with this busy season of life, we’re going to…” and filling in the blank with all sorts of things we wanted to do.  We thought we were busy then. …

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Episode 99 // Let’s figure out the best ways to love YOUR people well: the 5 love languages, creativity, and a reality check for the busy Christian mom

What are we talking about today? There are so many ways to show your people that you love them, yet we sometimes feel like we are spinning our wheels in our relationships! We need creative ideas for how to show our family that we love them, and realistic ways to make that happen. In today’s …

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Episode 97 // Kids driving you crazy? Try these 10 quick actions to calm yourself down in 90 seconds or less.

What are we talking about today?  I know you love your kids, mama… and I also know that, sometimes, they drive you crazy. That’s just real life! And those feelings of impatience, frustration, and anger make sense. The question is, how do you handle those emotions in the moment? Yes, in an ideal world you’d …

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Episode 93 // Parenting tips for the busy mom: 3 ways to love your kids well in the craziness of Christian family life (Foundational Pillars 101)

What are we talking about today? If you’ve ever described yourself as a “busy mom” then today’s conversation is for you! When we’re busy, it can be a lot harder to stay intentional and focused on building great relationships with our kids. The schedule and daily exhaustion can overwhelm us! But loving our kids is …

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Episode 81 // Creative ideas for summer break, rainy day activities, and everything else to crush the “I’m bored” mom guilt

What are we talking about today? Summer is a time of “fun in the sun”… but it can also be a hard season of Christian family life with so much unstructured time! If you’re tired of the “I’m bored” conversations with your kids or dealing with some mom guilt that you can’t entertain them for …

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Episode 74 // Taking every opportunity for family discipleship: Ideas for celebrating Holy Week, Easter Sunday, and beyond with your family

What are we talking about today? Easter is my favorite holiday. And it’s one that is easy to skim past… to wear the colorful dress, decorate some eggs, attend a big church service, and then move on with life.  Nope. Not around here! If family discipleship is important to you, Holy Week and Easter is …

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Episode 72 // A busy mom’s guide to understanding the Bible, applying it to real life, and shaping your family’s spiritual growth

What are we talking about today? If you want spiritual growth or family discipleship, you need to know God’s Word and know how to apply it to your life. Yes, life is busy. I know you’re tired. And I know that you’re trying so hard! I also know that the Bible is your best source …

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