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Raising Boys to Manhood – Expect the Greater Reward

Last night, my husband heard the story of a young man who has grown up deeply wounded because of his dad’s inattention. The story came up during dinner with a friend who shared an update on a former coworker named Brian. Brian and his wife divorced

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Praying Blessings Over Your Children

What do you leave your kids with at the end of the day? What do you want them to be thinking about as they snuggle into the covers? The events of the day? Or something better? When our children were young, they begged us to

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The Heart of A Mother

I watched as you inspected your newborn’s fingers and toes – awestruck at the little life you held in your arms, caressing the softness of new skin, smiling as the sleeping infant on your chest melted into you – hearts beating as one. I know

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Raising Boys to Manhood – Real Men Lead Courageously

I’ve noticed something lately. There’s a vacuum of great leadership in our culture. Single Mommas (and parents in general), it’s more important than ever to be intentional about developing your son into a courageous leader. His courageous leadership will benefit his future home/family, business, church, and

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Scriptures to Pray Over Your Family

Hi friend! Welcome to The Warming House! In my last post, I talked about what it means to pray according to God’s will and why that’s important. God can’t contradict himself or give you things that go against his nature.   Praying in God’s Own Language We

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Raising Boys to Manhood-Real Men Accept Responsibility

Hi there! Last week in my Single Mom’s Saturday Series, I posted about Manhood Principle #1-Rejecting Passivity. This week I thought about that a lot. Sometimes as Moms we can be a little overprotective of our kids – even when we’re not overprotective parents. For

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A Christmas Tablescape and Sweet Blessings

I hope you’re enjoying the Christmas season. We had a great night tonight enjoying some of God’s sweetest blessings . . . family, friends, fire in the fireplace, and decorating cookies together. So thankful! Hope you’re creating great memories with family and friends this Christmas

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Family Advent Calendar Christmas Readings and Activities

Christmas. A time to remember the day when God came to be with us in a body that could hug us, cry for us, speak verbally to us, kiss the cheeks of children, look into our eyes, wash our feet, give us food, heal our

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Single Moms – Giving Your Sons a Definition of Manhood

Hi beautiful single mommas! Thanks for taking a few minutes out of your crazy life to stop here. So how has your week been? What challenges have you been up against? Keep your chin up. Keep pressing forward. You are important and so is your

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How Our Culture is Failing Our Boys in Their Quest to Become Men

Good day to you! So this week I took a little siesta from blogging in order to focus on my sweet family. I hope you and your family/friends have enjoyed this holiday as much as we have. Grab a cup of coffee or hot tea

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