Bible Reading Plans for the New Year

Today’s post is brought to you by my friend Kara Chupp over at: http://karachupp.com/ I met Kara through The Better Mom where we both are contributors, and we are so like-minded about many things … including adopting kiddos. Kara shares wonderful info on Bible Reading plans. (Key word on “plans.”) I know you will be blessed!   “Careful planning is part of what makes a person wise and productive. Not to plan is considered foolish and dangerous. This is true even {Read More}

44 Mom Blogs You Don’t Want to Miss (Plus a Giveaway!)

44 Mom Blogs You Don’t Want to Miss There is a new type of world changers these days. They are women who serve God, serve their families, and use their words to impact the world for Jesus Christ. Having been a blogger for eight years,  I’ve built amazing friendships with other mommy bloggers. Below is a list I compiled of Mommy Bloggers that you don’t want to miss. Take time to check out their blogs and connect with these amazing women! Don’t {Read More}

111 Classic Movies to Share as a Family

Just the other day I was looking for a movie to watch with a friend’s kids. They love High School Musical and all the new movies, but they watch those over and over again. Remembering the movies I loved as a kid–and ones my older kids loved–I started making a list of movies I’d love to share with my young friends. I also asked my Facebook and Twitter friends for input. 111 Classic Movies to Share as a Family! Yes {Read More}

Making Wise Media Choices Together (Printable!)

  Making Wise Media Choices Together When I was a teen (wasn’t that, like, yesterday?) I thought I knew everything—especially what I would and wouldn’t do with my kids. I thought the movies Footloose, Pretty in Pink, and The Breakfast Club were cool. Yet when I picked Footloose up at Blockbuster, just for fun, I was shocked by the sex, drugs, and rock-n-roll. (OK, I confess I still like the music, but honestly were my standards that non-existent?) Now that {Read More}

A New Family Favorite (& Giveaway!)

A New Family Favorite We have no less than a dozen Bible story books and our kids love to read them. Bella, Casey and Alyssa were excited when the Treasury of Bible Stories arrived. And they were even more excited when I started to read. Rhyming books are always fun. We love Dr. Suess and we love rhymes. What a joy to find a Bible Story book with fun rhymes that catch a child’s interest! There are twenty stories in {Read More}

Staying Sexually Pure (Printable!)

Staying Sexually Pure I had a young woman recently write me through my website. She’s eighteen and a university student and wanted to know how to stay pure. She said that people give advice to guys, but they’re not the only ones who struggle with sexual desires. I’m glad she pointed that out. I agree! This is what I wrote her. Maybe it will help you, too:   Dear Casey,* Thank you so much for your note. I love that you’re {Read More}

Surviving The Strong-Willed Child

I used to laugh when my mother-in-law, Darlyne, told me how my husband was a strong-willed child. That was until our daughter turned out to be exactly like her dad. Darlyne used to tell stories about when John was a baby. She said he’d crawl to the nearest electrical outlet and want to stick his finger in it. She’d tell him no, gently slap his hand, pull him away, and yet he’d return. She’d do that over and over, trying {Read More}

8 Genius Ideas for Your Homeschool

      8 Genius Ideas for Your Homeschool   I’ve been a homeschooling mom for 20 years, and I’ve graduated three students. Two are college graduates, and the third is working on his degree. After adopting seven more children I’m starting completely over. Homeschooling: The most genius thing I’m doing this time around is not stressing out. @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet The most genius thing I’m doing this time around is not stressing out. We’re using Sonlight for preschool and {Read More}

August’s Instagram Roundup!

  August’s Instagram Roundup!   Here are some favorite snapshots from my Instagram feed this month. If you’re on Instagram too, let’s connect!   Follow me on Instagram to get these photos and more arrive directly to you as I post them! Here are some favorite snapshots from my Instagram feed this month. @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet Prayer Thank you God, for blessing me with children whose smiles bring such joy to my heart. I have so much to be thankful {Read More}

Back-to-School Life Management Secrets for Moms

Back-to-School Life Management Secrets for Moms Secret #1 – Write in the Morning Julia Cameron, best-selling author, has a great suggestion with how to start every morning. She explains, “‘Morning Pages’ are three pages of longhand, stream of consciousness writing, done first thing in the morning. There is no wrong way to do Morning Pages – they are not high art. They are not even “writing.” They are about anything and everything that crosses your mind– and they are for your eyes only. Morning Pages {Read More}

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