5 Ways to Encourage Singles While They Wait on God | Kristen Tiber

Scroll below for a chance to win a paperback copy of Kristen Tiber’s At the Well!  When I think back to my single days, I am very thankful I had a group of girlfriends with whom to hang out during the years before I got married. The time of waiting to meet and marry my husband would have been so much longer if not for a lovely group of Christians who could spur on one another in faith, laugh endlessly {Read More}

Homeschool Basics: Balancing Your Own Goals and Dreams

Congratulations to last week’s winner: Jessica Lippe — please e-mail your mailing addresses to my assistant (amy@triciagoyer.com)! Enter below for your chance to win a copy of Homeschool Basics! Balancing Your Own Goals and Dreams (from Homeschool Basics) It’s easy to think about focusing on relationships with others. It’s harder remembering that we also need to nurture our relationships with ourselves. It’s very easy to convince yourself that you to give up all your goals and dreams to homeschool your kids. But {Read More}

Your Local Library: The Frugal Homeschool Mom’s Best Friend

Congratulations to last week’s winner: Marianna Ballard — please e-mail your mailing addresses to my assistant (amy@triciagoyer.com)! Enter below for your chance to win a copy of Homeschool Basics! Your Local Library: The Frugal Homeschool Mom’s Best Friend (from Homeschool Basics) Regardless of whether you pick traditional curriculum or take a non-curriculum approach (Kristi describes in the book) your local library is going to be your new BFF (Best Friend Forever!)You’ll be amazed at just how many free resources you have available {Read More}

YOU can be the answer to the race problem

Do you think we don’t have a race problem in the US? Maybe your thoughts would change if you talked to someone different than you. Or maybe you know there is a problem, but you don’t know what to do to help. There are many ways you can build friendships and connect with others across ethnic and cultural lines. Here are seven ways you can be the answer to the race problem, taken from my book Walk It Out. Ask {Read More}

How to Encourage Your Kids to Write | Kristin L. Hanley

As an online English professor I know what it means to teach “the dreaded class.” Aside from public speaking courses, composition seems to be the most intimidating class students take. The way they tremble during introductions, you’d think I’d asked my students to swim with sharks. Although writing well can feel like jumping into deep waters, I encourage my students to take deep breaths and realize that it won’t be as bad as they think (they might even have a {Read More}

Hayley DiMarco’s ‘A Woman Overwhelmed’ $75 Giveaway

“A woman overwhelmed”-is this a phrase you can relate to? If you answered yes, you need to read Hayley DiMarco’s new book, A Woman Overwhelmed. The best-selling author shares biblical insights and personal stories to offer a glimpse at the comedy of an overwhelmed life while encouraging us to discover the depths and heights of God’s love and power. Choose to bask in the abundance of the Father instead of the abundance of life as his unfathomable depths can surely {Read More}

18 Engaging Resources to Help Every American Understand Black History

  As a white person growing up in California I had black friends, and I thought I understood black history, just from things I’d learned in school. Then, in 2010, my family moved to Little Rock, Arkansas, I started a support group for inner-city teen moms, and we started attending a multi-ethnic church, and I realized I knew nothing at all. What to do next? Educate myself. These are some resources I’ve discovered to help me understand the true history {Read More}

How You Can Grow Your Child’s Heart for the World {Guest Post by Britta Stromeyer Esmail}

  How You Can Grow Your Child’s Heart for the World In 2015, we took our two daughters Maya and Anya to Kenya. For our oldest (then 6 years old) it was her fourth visit but the first she would remember. Her father grew up in Kenya and we have family there. Besides fun tourist activities, visiting the national park and going to the beach in Mombasa, we believe it is important for our daughters to see how other children {Read More}

Happy 4th of July!

  Are you new here? You might want to subscribe to my email updates, or follow me on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, or Instagram. Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will add value to my readers. I am disclosing this in {Read More}

Teaching Kids to Give Generously

Teaching My Children to Give Generously I never planned on that very ordinary spring day to provide a teaching moment, yet that’s exactly how it turned out. I had just loaded my children into the car after a doctor’s appointment and a man, wearing tattered clothes, approached in a wheelchair. He asked if we had any food to spare, and I shared what I had to give: a sack lunch prepared for a picnic and a bakery donut I’d bought {Read More}

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