We were doing the regular after dinner manic clean up the house before bed routine, and the TV was on in the background. Now this is not ideal when you are not watching it, especially at that time of night because it is always the news that is on, and you never know what is … Continue reading Teaching Your Kids to Pray
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I woke up after only having around 4 hours of sleep, I did not feel like I had even gone to bed the night before. It was a rough night with sick children and a baby who still wakes regularly for feeds, and my hubby was traveling for meetings around the Pacific. I was not … Continue reading When we let our children down…
7 Verses that bring rest, breathe life and heal a weary, exhausted Mama's heart. Being a mum is an amazing experience!! We get to form little minds and slowly guide them and point them to a Heavenly Father who loves them and created them for a good purpose. There is also no denying that being … Continue reading Whispers from God for the Tired Mum
It is a typical Sunday morning. The kids have woken up super early and are watching some cartoons while we wake up slowly over a cup of coffee. We enjoy breakfast as a family and then I look up at the clock and realise “WE NEED TO GET READY FOR CHURCH” and the mad hour … Continue reading Keeping Spiritually Fed as a Busy Mum
I have some ideas here of how to involve your children of any age into your times with God. These are activities that I have done with my own children (7 and 4 yrs old) they were successful and everyone had fun. So here are 5 ways you can include your children in your time with God.
I often hear Mums say that they don't have time for missions, or they say that missions is not for them at this time, maybe when their children are grown up and they can leave them at home with family, or old enough to even join them “on the field”. Sometimes they say things like,”I … Continue reading Our Kids = Our Mission
Firstly I want to tell you that this is something that I am still developing.. something that I haven't perfected but I am still working out what works for me. Secondly I want to say that my babies have never been good sleepers... my two older girls only started sleeping from 2 1/2 years old … Continue reading Creating a meaningful morning routine from a sleep deprived Mama!
Parenting is such a gift and a blessing from God. We get to show our Heavenly Fathers love to these precious children that God has given to us, to lead them to Him. Some days that is easier than others. Some days its hard. Some days its a breeze. Some days you go to bed … Continue reading Choosing Joy Today
I grew up listening to The Beatles, thanks to my music teacher mother, and I often think of the song "You say Goodbye, and I say Hello... hello hello..." for a few reasons. Not only is it a great song, by classic musicians, but as a Mission family, I feel like this is a part … Continue reading You say Goodbye, I say Hello…