The definition of the word mean is to be unkind or malicious. But a good mean mom defines the word quite a bit differently.
Ken Calwell, joins his wife, Sandy, to talk about some of the things they wanted to teach their son before he left for college, such as how to handle adversity. Ken recalls his own brush with adversity.
Sandy Calwell decided to stay home with her son instead of pursuing her career as a media executive. Sandy and her husband, Ken, talk about her transition.
Sandy Calwell talks about her decision to stay home with her son and invest herself in her family, rather than pursuing the career she loved. Joining her is her supportive husband, Ken.
Leslie Leyland Fields talks about the feelings and concerns women have when they find themselves unexpectedly pregnant. Leslie shares how the shock of becoming pregnant at 43, eventually became joy
Author Leslie Leyland Fields, a mother of six, talks candidly about her experience of coping with an unplanned pregnancy not once, but twice, many years after she thought her family was complete.
A group of young moms gets to ask Barbara Rainey their tough questions on parenting.
Barbara Rainey answers questions from moms of toddlers and preschoolers, and shares her three greatest parenting regrets and how God redeemed the outcome in spite of her mistakes.
Elisa Morgan recalls the fear she had going to the board of MOPS to tell them about her teen daughter's pregnancy, knowing that the information would shatter her ideal family image.
Motherhood can be overwhelming. Elisa Morgan shares how raising children came with plenty of challenges, including her unwed daughter's two pregnancies and her son's addictions.
Elisa Morgan talks honestly about her parents' sudden divorce when she was five, her mother's alcoholism, and her father's absence.
Author Carolyn McCulley takes a closer look the Proverbs 31 woman, and asks women to consider why they do what they do, and not just where they do it.
Carolyn McCulley was a feminist when she came to know Christ. But her ideas about work and family changed as she studied the Bible. Carolyn, addresses the issues related to women and the workplace.
Tracey Eyster and Sherry Surratt encourage moms to break free from isolation and find other moms to link arms with. Tracey and Sherry share some funny antics from their own family histories.
Sherry Surratt and Tracey Eyster recall their 40 plus combined years of parenting and assure moms that Jesus will equip and strengthen them if they'll just turn to Him for help and wisdom.
Motherhood is messy, but beautiful. Sherry Surratt and Tracey Eyster talk about gaining motherly confidence, finding a mentor, and relying on the Lord to face the day-to-day.
The kids are back at school, and I'm alone.
Sometimes there are more important things than a clean house.
Ten ideas to help you diffuse your anger when a child misbehaves.
I’ve been swept up in a wave of longing—for the old familiar, for the sweet memories of days gone by.
One of the hardest things about raising young children is that we feel we’re making no progress.
A list of ideas for developing an ever-elusive character trait.
Here are some things I wish I could go back and tell myself when I was a brand new mom.
There’s more to mothering than keeping your kids amused.
I can't remember the last time I've been the only one at home and really experienced silence.
Susan encourages moms to gauge a child’s maturity before giving them free reign.
Susan Merrill talks to moms about cultivating patience.
Susan Merrill admits that she found her mothering answers in the book of Nehemiah.
Barbara Rainey, answers your most perplexing questions about parenting.
A happy love life is good for your children.