Celebrating Father’s Day as a Single Mom
Facing Father’s Day as a single mom brings difficult questions.How can I help my kids on this day? What is expected of me? Am I required to honor him too?
Kids Say the Darndest Things About Dad
We asked kids what they think about their dads. Turns out, they think they’re pretty darn special.
Pop-Pop, Henry, and My Reasons to Remember
My Pop-pop told stories. About how my Mom-mom fell in love with him. About the Marines. Later I found out there were some secrets he didn’t recite.
Affirmation: the Perfect Graduation Gift
We give words of affirmation to someone shortly before or after their death. But why wait? Learn to speak life giving affirmations today.
To My Wife on Mother’s Day
Every day is Mother’s Day in our little household. Because you do so much. But I want this day to be a reminder of my commitment to you.
Host a Meaningful Easter Party with Your Mom Tribe + Their Kids
I’m hosting an Easter party. You should too. Use these menu ideas and activities for a fun, easy way to share the Easter season together.
Countdown to Easter
This guide will help you reflect on the days leading up to the Cross, Jesus’ death, His burial, and the empty tomb. One Scripture. One brief reflection. Once a day, for 12 days.
How About Giving up ‘Contempt’ for Lent?
Togetherness is virtually impossible if one or both spouses feel disgust toward each other.
I Used to Fail at Valentine’s Day
I always seemed to fail at this holiday until a game-changer idea took me from zero to hero.
What Your Wife Really Wants for Christmas
Forget perfume and diamonds … give your wife something that speaks to her heart.
The Unexpected Christmas Gift
The real unexpected gift wasn’t the money or groceries, but an increase in our faith.
Is Santa Claus Stopping at Your House?
What’s a family—one that desires to teach their kids the REAL meaning of Christmas—to do about St. Nick?
Work Smarter, Not Harder This Christmas
A mom’s guide to managing all that the holiday season throws her way.
Teaching My Children to Be Thankful for Each Other
Long after my husband and I are gone, I want our kids to still have each other.
Women, Body Image and the Holidays
How do we find the holy balance of treating our bodies like temples, but not to the extent that we become health-obsessed this holiday season?
Help Grandma Calm Down on Christmas Gift-Giving
Sometimes, Grandpa and Grandma Warbucks create unintended challenges by “blessing the grandkids” with so many gifts.
7 Reasons I’m Thankful for My Husband This Father’s Day
Our kids would only be half as awesome, half as cool, and half as strong without you. And quite frankly, so would I.
10 Ways to Help Your Kids Honor Their Dad
Use your position as a mother to inspire your children to honor their father this Father’s Day and over the years.
Loving Your Mom the Way She Needs It
It’s not about how you feel most equipped to love her, but how she will feel the most loved.
4 Reminders for the Weary Mom on Mother’s Day
This day was made for you—the tired and weary warrior mom who faithfully trudges on even when no one seems to notice.
7 Things the Easter Story Teaches Us About Marriage
The purpose of your marriage is to reflect the fullness of God in an increasingly empty world.
10 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day on a Budget
Sometimes a little creativity, maybe a few dollars, and a little foresight are all that’s needed to make an unforgettable to say “Be mine, Valentine.”
Ideas for Observing Halloween Without Compromising Your Faith
Two moms discuss ways they have allowed their children to participate in the holiday without undermining their values.
Easter: What’s Your Story?
The day we celebrate Christ’s resurrection is the day we celebrate our own.
10 Ideas: Valentine’s Ideas for Your Family
Start some new traditions with your children during the holiday of love.
Let God Use Your Scars
After His resurrection, Jesus displayed his scars with confidence, not disgrace. He understood that God often leaves the scars of our past wounds as evidence of His power.
Why I Like Easter Better Than Christmas
I’m thankful for the incarnation. But without Christ’s death, resurrection, and ascension, Christmas would mean nothing.