Still Feeling Burned Out After Your “Me Time”? Here’s Why.

“Self care” “Me time” “Fill your cup” The world seems to practically scream at you these days: “Tired? Overwhelmed? Burnt out? You need to take time for yourself!” Self care is the catch all solution to practically all your ailments. Now, don’t get me wrong, I love some good alone time (Hi, my name is Liz…

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The BIG Mistake You Might Be Making With Bible Memory

I still remember one of the first verses I had my son memorize. Children obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. He probably wasn’t even three years old yet, but he enjoyed memorizing the short verse and then showing off his skills to daddy, grandma, or whoever would listen. Fast forward a…

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5 Tips for a Successful Bible Time with Kids

I have a confession. After completing the Play Through the Bible series I did a terrible job at having a consistent Bible time with my kids. We started and stopped, and started and stopped again. I had lofty goals and didn’t see them through. Most of the time I just plain didn’t know where to start. Have you found yourself…

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The BEST Children’s Storybook Bible

I am extremely picky when it comes to children’s Bibles. Extremely. I’m looking for a lot in that little package. Biblical accuracy, lack of fluff, lovely illustrations, and all done with text that is engaging and interesting to the youngest audience. It’s a tall order. So where, exactly, does one find a children’s Bible that…

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5 Questions For When You Need A Parenting Heart Check

I could feel the frustration and exasperation welling up inside of me. My hands clenched tight and my jaw set firm. This was a recurring problem and, frankly, this morning I did. not. have. time. for. it. My frustration boiled over and spilled out in the form of angry words spoken in haste. What are…

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Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes – Boys ages 2-14

“Oooo! Star Wars!” “I like this bat and ball!” “Mom, this toy is really cool! I want one.” Operation Christmas Child is one of my favorite parts of the holiday season.  Gently, consistently, I remind my son that these gifts are not for him. These gifts are for someone who may have never received a…

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Feeling stressed about the holidays? Make this your new mantra.

*Affiliate Links included* Thanksgiving countdowns, new recipes, fun activities, and perfectly decorated houses. As I scroll through my Instagram feed, I can feel my chest begin to tighten. The thoughts start playing in my head… You really should do that. That’s a great idea. Why aren’t you doing that? I wish I had time for…

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