Christin

When our children are young, we are in a constant state of reminding them to clean up their toys and care for their things. Sometimes, it’s easier just to keep reminding them, then to take the time to train them to do it on their own. The next thing you know, they’re pushing 10 and […]

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Your Home Dynamic

by Christin on March 20, 2012 in Home Culture

The house is chaotic as I slip from the ache for more sleep into the cries of a toddler demanding to be heard. Emerging from the warm covers, I stammer into the kitchen while the voices of children follow me with requests of breakfast. I am less than patient, still less than awake. I quietly […]

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Assuming all reader’s here have daughter’s it may be safe to say most of you have had the challenge of handling the emotions of a girl. I mean, come on, we have to deal with our own emotions at times, don’t we? I have two girls and three boys and there is such a vast […]

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Dannah Gresh has a fabulous book out called “Six Ways to Keep the ‘Little’ in Your Girl“. It is a book designed to help mothers guide their daughters from their Tweens to the their Teens. No easy feat, right? But it’s always good to start at the beginning–before those tween years. Dannah writes specifically to […]

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Let’s face it. Life is busy. Even if your children don’t participate in an abundance of extracurricular activities, life is still busy. Keeping house keeps mother’s busy. There is always something left undone by the end of the night. It is so easy to get caught up in those things that are immediately seen. You […]

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In the craziness of the days, I become lost in the chaos. Lost in the consistent  feeding of my children, bathing them, clothing them, washing their clothes, cleaning their dishes, changing diapers. I get caught up in the robotic life of caring for the physical needs of my children. Nurturing my children has become lost […]

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Some of you, [myself included] were probably not raised in the training and knowledge of biblical womanhood. As a result, you often struggle with raising your own daughters in this knowledge simply because you don’t know how. You don’t know where to begin, how to introduce it, what resources to use. But you know what? […]

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A Mother of Prayer

by Christin on March 11, 2011 in Nurture

My becoming a mother began with a simple prayer. A simple, yet specific prayer. Lord, please use my body this day to bear a child for your kingdom~this I pray in Jesus’ name. ~Amen~ I wrote this prayer down on June 14, 2001. On June 14, 2002, I gave birth to my first child. I […]

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