May 19, 2012

Teaching the Younger Women in Your Life…

Admonish the young women to love their husbands, to love their children, to be discreet, chaste, homemakers, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be blasphemed. (Titus 2:4–5)

In Titus 2, we older women are instructed to teach the younger women the following seven things (over the next few weeks, each of the following topics will turn into live links). The job isn’t given to men; …

February 4, 2011

How to Tear Down Your Own House…

In 12 Easy Steps!

The wise woman builds her house, but the foolish pulls it down with her hands. (Proverbs 14:1)

I spoke last weekend at a retreat in Chicago for 400 mothers and daughters. I found it interesting the number of women who requested afterward the following list that appeared on one of my slides. It seems we all have this tendency to tear down, rather than build up, …

August 11, 2010

What Does a Homemaker Look Like?

Remember, we serve an awesome and creative God. He has given us each different strengths, talents, gifts, and resources. You can use these abilities to help your husband and serve your family to the glory of God. No woman’s life is going to look the same. The intricate tapestry of each woman’s life is amazing. We serve a sovereign God!

Ask yourself today if you’ve created a dry and dusty image in your mind of what a homemaker is “supposed” …

July 27, 2010

Do Working Women Blaspheme God’s Name?

Taken from a talk I gave earlier this year entitled, Christianity:
“The Real Women’s Liberation Movement

Hallowed Be His Name

It is our duty to defend the Word of God and proclaim all that it teaches. If we don’t, we allow His Truth to be ravaged, His people …

June 3, 2010

Check out Raising Homemakers…

Check out the brand new site, Raising Homemakers, dedicated to inspiring, teaching and blessing mothers who are raising up a new generation of homemaking daughters!

The site launched Tuesday and has recieved an overwhelming response from thousands of women! Raising Homemakers is a place where mothers, daughters, grandmothers and women from all types of backgrounds …

December 15, 2009

Frugality and Creativity

If you’re looking for last minute gifts for the young (or older) ladies in your life, I highly recommend this charming set of how-to videos produced by Franklin Springs…

The West ladies are back — Vicki, Jasmine, Hannah, and CeCe — in the popular “how-to” Homestead Blessings DVD series that teaches timeless homemaking skills …

February 28, 2009

Homemaking on Purpose

In line with our recent conversation on “perfectionism,” and the problems we have when we compare ourselves to others, Deputy Headmistress, had a great post I wanted to share with my readers. While pointing out that we shouldn’t make our household, homeschool, or mothering fit someone else’s preconceived image, she makes this wise statement:

“So, …

February 5, 2009

Passionate Housewives Blog Study

Dusty, Featured Blogger

I thought some of you might be interested in joining Dusty, a young, stay-at-home mom with a heart for the Lord, who has decided to go through our book, Passionate Housewives Desperate for God, as a book study on her blog, To the Moon and Back. It’s so encouraging to see young …

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June 12, 2008

The Box…

A box arrived early this morning – I wonder what’s inside.
I’m gettin’ my cowboy boots on! This looks exciting!
They’re alive…and cheeping!

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June 10, 2008

Help – I’m disorganized and I can’t get up!

I’ve been thinking about that great schedule I used to have and how organized I used to be. Ah…

I used to be so organized. I’m hoping to get there again. One thing I’ve realized is that organization was easier when all my children were under a certain age. Mostly because they couldn’t reach things and mess them up. When my older girls were…well, when …