4 Activities for Your Child’s Summer

  4 Activities for Your Child’s Summer For many children, summer is a time for travel, imagination, and time with siblings. Think back to when you were a kid. Which memories of summer activities are the strongest in your mind? Which memories do you want to give to your children too? Which childhood summer memories are the strongest in your mind? @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet I found a few summer activities to share with you, beyond the tried and true list {Read More}

Making Memories | You Don’t Have A Choice

Making Memories You Don’t Have a Choice   This summer I was blessed to hang out with two young women who I mentored when they were young teen moms. Both of them are single moms still, but their lives show a lot of growth—both in their life situations and in their faith. We chatted about our teen moms support meetings, about the discussions we had around the living room of the pregnancy care center, and about their kids as babies. {Read More}

The Balance Between Mom and Writer

I started writing when my kids were five, two, and a newborn, and I was starting my first year of homeschool. My husband was in college and worked at night. We were poor. LOL. I started writing during naptime, but by the time I started getting book contracts, my kids were too old for naps, we still homeschooled, and my kids were home all day. So for years I wrote when they were around the house—usually in the afternoon. I {Read More}

3 Things Teens Wish Their Parents Remembered

3 Things Teens Wish Their Parents Remembered Remember what it was like to be a kid?   Take a few minutes and think back. It may help your parenting in ways you never expected. One of my favorite childhood memories is from Christmas when I was 12. I don’t remember many elaborate gifts. In fact I recall only one—a shiny, red tape-recorder with a microphone. Long after the presents were put away and the wrapping paper picked up, my family {Read More}

Christmas Traditions | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways Day 4

Christmas Traditions When I think of Christmas, I remember family gatherings around my grandparent’s dinner table. I also think of times my family spent together, creating our own special memories. For example, one year I received a tape recorder. On Christmas Day, my mother, father, brother and I recorded stories, changing our voices to fit our various roles. While I no longer have the tape of our recordings, the memory of our fun is something I’ll never forget. Think back. {Read More}

Young Mom, It’s Time to Create Happy Memories

What do you remember most about being a kid? What were your favorite memories? Just because you’re a teen mom doesn’t mean life always has to be filled with conflict and struggles. You are the only mom your child has, and it’s up to you to make great memories. Make your child’s memories great! Here are 10 easy tips from @TriciaGoyer: Click To Tweet How do you do that? To get an idea of what things will mean the most {Read More}

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