Top 10 Gospel-Centered Resources for Kids

Ages 3-5: “Read-Aloud Bible Stories” by Ella K. Lindvall Ages 5-8: “Big Truths for Little Kids” by Susan Hunt “The Ology” by Marty Machowski “The Lightlings” and other children’s books by RC Sproul “The Biggest Story” by Kevin DeYoung “Reformation ABCs” by Stephen J. Nichols “My ABC Bible Verses” by Susan Hunt Ages 8-12: “TheContinue reading “Top 10 Gospel-Centered Resources for Kids”

10 Tips for Big Family Organization

There’s no way around it – a big family means chaos! But there are simple ways to organize the chaos and create a peaceful home for your lively crew. Here are 10 of my favorite ways to organize my big family. 1. Travel. Whenever we travel, each kid gets his own backpack. It’s the exactContinue reading “10 Tips for Big Family Organization”

Three Ways to Have a Stress-Free, Christ-Centered Christmas

I pull out Great Grandma’s quilted wall hanging of the nativity scene and smooth out the wrinkles. I dig around for the pocket advent calendar and find Nerf darts stuffed where the wise men and camels should be. Every year we lose a few more pieces. I pull out the wooden nativity set from AuntContinue reading “Three Ways to Have a Stress-Free, Christ-Centered Christmas”

10 Tips for the New Homeschool Mom (From an Old Homeschool Mom)

Okay, I’m not exactly an OLD homeschool mom. This will be my 7th year homeschooling. I can’t speak to you from the finish line, but I can speak to you from the trenches. I’m right there with you. My five “students” range from too-young-for-school-but-old-enough-to-cause-trouble up to fifth grade. I have a little experience and aContinue reading “10 Tips for the New Homeschool Mom (From an Old Homeschool Mom)”

The Mommy Reel: Toddlers in Quarantine

For the thousands of moms out there who thought quarantine would be a great time to potty-train and sleep-train…you are not alone. I too shared in your naïve enthusiasm. Quarantine is over. The training is not. Here’s what happened. Books by Sara Wallace: Created to Care: God’s Truth for Anxious Moms “The gospel is theContinue reading “The Mommy Reel: Toddlers in Quarantine”