Ways To Get Help As A Mom And As An Individual One thing that we could all use more of is encouragement.Â As moms we really benefit from being around others who are in the same stage of life as we are or even people who have gone ahead of us.Â It is so easy [...]
How Is A Mom To Get Help Many moms today because of the economy are working outside the home.Â There are also many moms who are having to work from home to bring in extra income.Â The problem is that statistics show that most of the time it is the women who are still coming [...]
Finding You As a Woman and As a Person Like we said yesterday it is so important to prioritize our schedules in order to find balance.Â There is another thing that we need to find time to fit in and that is time for ourselves.Â We need to make sure that we do not completely [...]
Find The Balance In Life One thing that helps moms find the concept of balance is learning how to prioritize. It seems that we all have this huge checklist of things to get done and if we canâ€™t check them off we feel an inordinate amount of guilt.Â Â So we all need to sit down [...]
Motherhood Is More Challenging Then I Imagined This weekâ€™s topic hits very close to home for me personally as the mother of a two year old.Â We are going to talk about how to deal with the overwhelming day to day responsibilities of being a mom.Â I can say that I have seen this from [...]
We talked yesterday about cultivating a grateful heart by focusing on serving those around us. A great Thanksgiving table discussion, even with extended family, is beginning to plan your family Christmas service project. What a great way to show your thanks to God for all He has given your family.
What do I do if my child is older and I am just processing this now? It is never too late to begin this process. You may have a little bit of extra work ahead of you as you set different family priorities and patterns. It is well worth the effort.
It would be such a tragedy to drop our child off on a college campus or watch them go out the door as adults and have regrets about our parenting. One way to make sure we are able to do our best to train our children is to have goals or a parenting curriculum.
Have we put so much emphasis on the "success" of our kids that life has simply become racing from one activity to another? Society would have us believe that our children need to be academically, socially and athletically successful to be ready for the adult world. So childhood flies by in a whirlwind of homework and practices.
When There Is No Return On Your Investment First we need to clarify what this means.Â What we are discussing today is when it feels like one spouse is investing more then the other.Â This is not when there are major sin issues, affairs, or abuse these are areas which need professional guidance.Â This is [...]
The Five â€œAâ€™sâ€- The Need For Affection & The Need For Activity Even though some people may be more â€œtouchy feelyâ€ we all need affection to feel loved.Â We also need to have a sense of fun in the relationship.Â This is accomplished through activity together.Â These two are examples of areas that couples are [...]
The Five â€œAâ€™sâ€- The Need For Admiration It is amazing when you are dating and the relationship is new how your significant other can seem to do no wrong, and even when they do it is easily glossed over.Â Equally amazing how that changes quickly in a marriage and almost reverses.Â It is easy to [...]
The Five â€œAâ€™sâ€- The Need For Attention & The Need For Acceptance We all have basic needs as spouses.Â With our focus this week on being proactive, a great place to start is to look at the needs of our spouse and do what we can to meet them.Â The first basic need of both [...]
The Need To Set Boundaries With everything going on in the world around us it is easy to see how important placing boundaries around your marriage is.Â We must be proactive to protect our relationship with our spouse.Â This is such an important topic we spent a week discussing it.Â Click here to check out [...]