Three Things Smart Moms Should Know


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As a mother (and parent in general) you can find yourself parenting out of fear. Fear that you aren’t doing enough, that you’re doing too much, and fear that you’re doing your job all wrong. But you can’t get caught up in that way of thinking.

Even being a mother of six, it’s easy to wonder if you’ve got this right because each child is different from the next.

 People laugh when Joe says it, but it’s true that we don’t become a parent because we are the most qualified, however that doesn’t mean we can’t do the job!

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Building Something: Pray Together

It’s important to realize that great marriages don’t just happen. Great marriages are built. The relationship you have with your spouse is the most intimate and precious relationship you will have on this earth. Let’s take time to build something great!

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Building Something Great: Dream

Having someone to share life’s journey together with is a gift.

And in spite of all the craziness life can bring, you can have a great, loving, and successful marriage! As we’ve talked about before, you don’t find a great marriage; you build one.

Marriage Building Tip


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How To Communicate With Your Spouse



It’s important to realize that there is a difference between talking and communicating. A person who’s a good talker isn’t automatically a good communicator. Communication skills aren’t something we’re born with. We have to learn those skills and then continue to grow and develop in them. Continue reading…

Communicating in Marriage: Tips, Truths, and Pitfalls

The primary building block of any relationship is good communication skills. When it comes to having a great marriage, communication skills are imperative. 

As a matter of fact, the “lack of communication” is listed as one of the top reasons for divorce. That fact alone tells us that this is an area that needs to be worked on and constantly developed.


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Becoming the Parent God Intended You to Be


“Never accept the enemy’s thoughts and feelings of inadequacy. You are divinely appointed by God to parent your children.”


Parenting is a great privilege. It can be the most rewarding and challenging job you will ever have. The important thing to realize is that you don’t become a parent because you are the most qualified. From the moment that little bundle of joy arrives, most people have questions and self-doubts regarding their parenting skills. Never accept the enemy’s thoughts and feelings of inadequacy. You are divinely appointed by God to parent your children. He will equip you and give you the grace you need to be a great parent. Continue reading…