Giving Up Your Rights to be Right {in marriage}

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Giving Up Your Right to be Right

{Modified from original post Jan. 2011} My husband and I are in our 15th year of marriage. We have certainly had our shares of ups and downs as well as a couple of serious issues we had to work through. We have both grown over the years on how we handle conflict in our marriage […]

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Characteristics of Those Who Succeed

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Characteristics of Those Who Succeed

Can we be honest for a second? It’s not easy making progress against our big goals is it? Today more than ever there are a million things competing for our attention and I don’t know about you, but life often feels chaotic. Whether it’s work conflicting with family time or missed appointments and deadlines and feeling like you never have […]

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4 Secrets for Creating a Spectacular Year

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Make Things Happen

  Ask yourself this… If so many people have good intentions around this time of year to truly create change in their life, then why do so many fail months, weeks (even days) after setting their New Year’s Resolutions? It happens every single year. When it happens to so many people, it kind of makes you think that it’s […]

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In Which I Admit My Humanity {Moms in the Word}

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Moms in the Word Moved

The reason I started the Moms in the Word community was to help myself and other moms to get in the Word daily — and that remains it’s goal today. However, I have been weighing myself down with the weekly blog post that I simply cannot always get to. Having seven children makes life quite […]

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Simple Advent Devotional for Your Children

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    Available right now is the popular Advent devotional, Truth in the Tinsel, written by my sweet friend Amanda. This is such a simple, well written devotional, with simple craft ideas to make it meaningful and memorable, for you and your children, each day of Advent. It’s not too late! And, if you’re a […]

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Grapevine Bible Studies for Kids

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33% off NT Grapevine

I am so excited to share this Bible Study resource with you for your children. I am in the process of going through and preparing a review on The Birth of Jesus for you so you can see how it works, but I can already tell you that it is a very creative and solid […]

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Redeemed Lantern $8 Today!

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Lantern

Y’all, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share this beautiful lantern with you as it’s only $8 today! Would make a GREAT gift and are only available while supplies last. Snag two or three!  For more Black Friday deals from DaySpring, go here.

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Psalm 37 Week 2 {Moms in the Word}

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Moms in the Word

I really love how my study guide from Doorposts helps me draw out specific themes, words, ideas, and concepts every time I read the passage. This past week we focused on do’s, don’t’s, God’s role, the righteous, and the wicked. I loved reading through the Psalm just focusing on God because highlighting His name (Lord, […]

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Joyful Mothering ReDirect

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Christin Slade

I normally don’t make these types of announcements in this manner, but in this case it’s necessary. I am in the process of changing the joyfulmothering.net domain/url to christinslade.com domain/url. As I make this change, you may notice a redirect. The goal is to remain on the Joyful Mothering site with a new url: christinslade.com. […]

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Psalm 37 – Week 1 {Moms in the Word}

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Psalm 37 Moms in the Word

Psalm 37 is the exchange of the righteous’ reward while the wicked pass away. On a Personal Level One thing that immediately comes to mind as a mother when I read this passage is the post I wrote on rewarding children for their work around the house—and why not extend that into their character training, pending […]

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