• Do you ever wonder if your own dysfunction is rubbing off on your children? I’ll admit I used to think about that often.  Because I was raised in ...
    Is Your Baggage Affecting Your...
    By Cindi McMenamin
    May 11th, 2017

    Mother Moments, Moms of Preschoolers, Moms of Grade School Girls, Moms of Grade School Boys, Moms of Teen Girls, Moms of Teen Boys
  • There’s a reason, I suppose, why the poem doesn’t read,“The stockings were hung by the fireplace vent with care, soon to be charred from roastin...
    Hung by the Chimney With....
    By Tricia Williford
    December 08th, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • We must treat others with grace if we want our children to experience grace.Anybody else in desperate need for some grace today? Today we answer Rus...
    Teaching Our Kids About Grace
    By John Lynch, Bruce McNicol and Bill Thrall - TrueFace
    December 01st, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • Dear Sweet Moms,I hope you have a terrific and special day with your families! Prayer along with thanksgiving has always been a part of this special d...
    A Prayer of Thanksgiving
    By The M.O.M. Initiative
    November 24th, 2016

    Mother Moments, Moms of Preschoolers, Moms of Grade School Girls, Moms of Grade School Boys, Moms of Teen Girls, Moms of Teen Boys
  • A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones.{Proverbs 17:22}A FEW OF OUR READERS SENT IN THEIR FUNNY "CAUGHT IN THE ACT" ...
    Life Is Too Short to Take it T...
    By Carol McLeod
    November 17th, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • I used to think that if I didn’t spend an hour a day in my “prayer closet” in deep prayer and bible study that I was a failure as a Christian. N...
    5 Great Resources for Quick an...
    By Jessica Wolstenholm
    November 10th, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • “When strong women do great things, they have to do what it takes for everyone to be taken care of.” ~ my friend, DianaI serve on a team with Dian...
    When Strong Women Do Great Thi...
    By Tricia Williford
    November 03rd, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • Tucker comes to me with a ball and glove.  “Mommy, let’s just try this one more time.”“Tuck, I cannot catch.”A baseball player pitching (fo...
    Throwing, Catching, and Extrem...
    By Tricia Williford
    October 27th, 2016

    Mother Moments, Moms of Grade School Boys
  • October 22, 2009"Sorry, Raisinets, my son may never embrace your tasty goodness. He says you look like poop."#ThrowbackThursday#BoyMamaLife...
    Sorry, Raisinets...
    By Shelley Hendrix
    October 20th, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • It’s fall and somehow the leaves that abandon their source to make way for new life once winter rest has passed gives me hope. I see evidence of thi...
    As Seasons Give Way to Life {I...
    By Jessica Wolstenholm
    October 13th, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • October is pregnancy and infant loss awareness month with October 15th being the day that thousands of people around the world with honor the grief a...
    Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awar...
    By Jessica Wolstenholm
    October 06th, 2016

    Mother Moments, Moms of Preschoolers
  • We were in that post-bedtime crazy-making part of the day. I had given them all I’m going to give, I had done all the talking and listening I was go...
    Better than a Thousand Cups of...
    By Tricia Williford
    September 29th, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • Have you found your song today? It has an incredible way of bringing peace to your soul and joy to your heart. The Bible says, "In everything give ...
    Find Your Song
    By Cindi McMenamin
    September 22nd, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • Recently Jim and Lynne sat down with the folks over at the Positive Parenting podcast to talk about how to discipline in a way that actually connects ...
    Powerful Strategies to Fill Yo...
    By Jim & Lynne Jackson
    September 15th, 2016

    Mother Moments, Moms of Teen Boys
  • During my bedtime yoga, there’s this great part of the sequence devoted to flexing and massaging the feet.Adriene tells us how good and valuable a f...
    Sweet Feet
    By Tricia Williford
    September 08th, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • This first appeared here and is shared with permission....
    My Motto
    By Tricia Williford
    September 01st, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • My guys encountered a Speedo for the first time today.Yes, my young gentlemen, it is a giggling matter.And I can only imagine how much more startling ...
    Right There at Eye Level
    By Tricia Williford
    August 25th, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • By Featured Guest of The M.O.M. Initiative, Mary DeMuth. This article originally appeared here and is shared with permission.Some of us grew up in sta...
    7 Insider Tips for Pioneer Par...
    By The M.O.M. Initiative
    August 18th, 2016

    GraceTalk, Mother Moments
  • It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Shopping for School Supplies.I get all fluttery just reading the list.Crayola markers, with your broad tip...
    A Bouquet of Freshly Sharpened...
    By Tricia Williford
    August 04th, 2016

    Mother Moments, Moms of Grade School Girls
  • I promised the boys I would be home before bedtime. That was our agreement. Home to give hugs and kisses and straighten blankets and refill water bott...
    A Whole Different World Up The...
    By Tricia Williford
    July 28th, 2016

    Mother Moments, Moms of Grade School Boys
  • “Mommy, I think probably everyone around me is thinking, ‘Man, that kid has such cool hair.’ I think they’re just afraid to say it out loud....
    Silent Applause
    By Tricia Williford
    July 21st, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • If you jump on a trampoline,and you get super thirsty,and you come running into my kitchen for hydration,and you are too hurried to get a cup,so you d...
    Don't Rush the Hydration, Kid
    By Tricia Williford
    July 14th, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • “Good morning, Tucker.”“Good morning, mommy. I need to feed the cat.” He’s taken responsibility for Wiley, the outdoor cat.“Maybe you shou...
    Life or Death
    By Tricia Williford
    July 07th, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • True confession: I love to watch amateur ice skating on T.V. Athletic I’m not, but after years of cheering on national and Olympic champions, I can ...
    Mom-Olympics
    By Dena Dyer
    June 30th, 2016

    Mother Moments, Moms of Grade School Boys
  • Originally posted on June 13, 2013 here. Shared with permission.The boys are living it up this week with two dogs, an aquarium of fish, a gecko and ...
    Things that Glow that are Welc...
    By Tricia Williford
    June 23rd, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • Okay, maybe not Never.Originally Posted on December 29, 2013 - Shared with permission.“Mommy!  I have been looking everywhere for you, and I thou...
    Okay, maybe not Never.
    By Tricia Williford
    June 16th, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • The boys acquired a betta fish from a girl in the neighborhood.They named him Grumpy Tom Simpson.He arrived with a list of instructions: when to feed ...
    "Every Two Hours"
    By Tricia Williford
    June 09th, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • *This is the ideal. Some days, weeks, or even months, I won't live up to this. :) But this is what I long to do as a mom, wife, friend, and child of Go...
    Mom-i-festo
    By Dena Dyer
    June 02nd, 2016

    Mother Moments, Moms of Grade School Boys
  • The biggest parenting responsibility you have isn’t what you might expect.It isn’t to make sure your kids turn out a certain way.It isn’t even t...
    Your Biggest Parenting Respons...
    By Jim & Lynne Jackson
    May 26th, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • Are you worried about your child today? It’s natural for us to want to spare our children suffering, pain, or even disappointment. That is why we p...
    Their Unseen Protector
    By Cindi McMenamin
    May 19th, 2016

    Mother Moments, Moms of Preschoolers
  • “Mommy, I think there are some things you shouldn’t do before you’re married.”“You are exactly right, buddy,” I say, ready for whatever te...
    Draw the Line Somewhere
    By Tricia Williford
    May 12th, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • Have you noticed that a good start to your day will often affect how the entire day goes? It will often affect how you talk to your children and how t...
    Start Your Day Right
    By Cindi McMenamin
    May 05th, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • Kids Say the Darndest Things -...
    By Carol McLeod
    April 28th, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • My daughter got into her car as I called out to her from across the parking lot to have a great trip. She was preparing to drive to her cousin’s h...
    They'll Always Want Hugs
    By Cindi McMenamin
    April 21st, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • "Stone of Remembrance" that I pray encourages your own mother heart today. ...
    Praying Mom
    By Shelley Hendrix
    April 14th, 2016

    Mother Moments
  • Are you worried about all that you have to do today? Don’t worry. The laundry can wait. The dishes can wait. The house can wait. Your job can eve...
    Give Them Time
    By Cindi McMenamin
    April 07th, 2016

    Mother Moments