How to be a Good Friend to an Adoptive Mom

adoptive mom

Wondering how to support an adoptive mom (long after the process is final)? Women who’ve adopted will probably have some different boxes on their checklist when it comes to what they need. Learn how to be a good friend to an adoptive mom, and support her in a way that resonates.

Free Teal Pumpkin Sign Printable to Display on Halloween

Teal pumpkin

Get this teal pumpkin sign printable to display on your porch so others know you have Halloween treats for kids with allergies. We’ve included some great ideas for non-food treats for Halloween, as well as special Halloween candy for kids with allergies to still be able to have something sweet!

A Quick Devotion on Selflessness for Homemakers

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A peek inside this post: With all her roles and responsibilities, the selfless love of a homemaker is remarkable. It’s easy to feel overlooked or unseen. Read this quick devotion on selflessness for homemakers and be encouraged by Jesus’ example.

The Beans of Our Lives

Choosing to be Intentional with the Time We have with our Kids Last year my husband and I decided to make bean jars for our three boys after talking about doing it for a few months. Our goal is to be aware of the time we have with our kids. This will help us be intentional with the choices we make. A bean jar for each child represents the amount of weeks they have left until they graduate high school— each bean equals one week of their life. I found some mason jars from a thrift store or garage sale, and we counted out the beans for each of our …

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Roadside Opportunities

If you know our family well, you know that we like to be thrifty. Frugal, some may call it. Cheap, others may say. Resourceful and creative is how we like to look at it. Over the years, we have had several roadside opportunities. What are those? Those are treasures we have found that might serve our family purpose in some way. There are a few reasons we have started to collect stuff we see on the road. 4 Reasons to Find Roadside Treasures 1. It’s so fun! We like to find a good treasure. We love the thrill of spotting something that might serve our family. This past summer, we …

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The Pressure to be a Perfect Mom is OFF!

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The demands of being a mom can sometimes seem endless. Although it’s important and valuable work, we have a lot going on. Do we really need to add in the pressure to be a perfect mom? Keep reading, Mama, because I’m here to tell you: The pressure is off!

Dear Exhausted Mom of Toddler: Words You Need to Hear

frazzled mom with three small children

Exhausted mom of toddler, we see you! These days are hard. Please read this encouragement for tired moms (and praise the Lord– bible verses for tired moms!) and know that you are not alone in your struggles.