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Saturday Salutes
Sunset view from our Myrtle Beach hotel room last weekend Janelle has 29 Days to Love That Sticks. Michelle shares a List of Easy Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids.  Melanie tells us 5 Things Every Husband LOVES to Hear. Judith writes about When Your Morning ...
Sunset view from our Myrtle Beach hotel room last weekend Janelle has 29 Days to Love That Sticks. Michelle shares a List of Easy Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids. Melanie tells us 5 Things Every Husband LOVES to Hear. Judith...
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Losing the Mom Popularity Contest
Source There are some days when I'm sure I wouldn't qualify for most popular mom on the planet. I think it's Keven Leman who says that if your kids are always happy, you're not doing a good job as a parent.  While we don't set out to make our children unhap...
Source There are some days when I'm sure I wouldn't qualify for most popular mom on the planet. I think it's Keven Leman who says that if your kids are always happy, you're not doing a good job as a parent. While we don't se...
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Kari writes about life In the THICK of Parenting. Ann tells us What Happened After We Got the Diagnosis.  Erin lists 7 Ways to Raise Grateful Kids in an Entitled World.  Can Kay Wyma write a post that I don't link to?  :)  She has two children living Regula...
Kari writes about life In the THICK of Parenting. Ann tells us What Happened After We Got the Diagnosis. Erin lists 7 Ways to Raise Grateful Kids in an Entitled World. Can Kay Wyma write a post that I don't link to? :) Sh...
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January 2016 Reading Update
While I haven't read as much as I expected to in January, the two books I did finish were winners! (This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on
one of the product links and make a purchase, I’ll receive a small percentage from any ...
While I haven't read as much as I expected to in January, the two books I did finish were winners! (This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links and make a purchase, I’ll recei...
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Source I ended up with several teen-related posts this week. I'm printing out Jennifer's 13 Frugal Ways to Communicate Love to Your Teen Daughter. Here are 10 Compliments Your Kids Need to Hear.  Beth writes Ten Truths for the Teenage Girl - Because It Matt...
Source I ended up with several teen-related posts this week. I'm printing out Jennifer's 13 Frugal Ways to Communicate Love to Your Teen Daughter. Here are 10 Compliments Your Kids Need to Hear. Beth writes Ten Truths for th...
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Found this post helpful as I raise two teenage daughters!
I occasionally get asked by mothers of young children what the secret is to raising great teenagers. My initial response is that I have absolutely no clue. My kids are who they are IN SPITE of having me as a mother. [The young moms don't find that answer too helpful.] My kids are pretty amazing, but I am also fairly confident that I had a teensy bit to do with it. (A very teensy bit, mind you). And just yesterday, on Instagram...
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Book Review: Spark Joy by Marie Kondo
Spark Joy:  An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up by Marie Kondo is the follow-up book to the very popular The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up .   This second book is a detailed how-to guide to properly storing the items you ...
Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up by Marie Kondo is the follow-up book to the very popular The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up. This second book is a detailed how-to guide to p...
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My Goals for February 2016
One month into this, I have to say that I'm enjoying using monthly goals instead of yearly goals.  I feel like I'm more focused on what I need to do since there's a shorter time frame involved. Here's how I did with my January goals. Spiritual Growth:   Use...
One month into this, I have to say that I'm enjoying using monthly goals instead of yearly goals. I feel like I'm more focused on what I need to do since there's a shorter time frame involved. Here's how I did with my Januar...
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My Decluttering 500 Things Challenge: The Final Count
My current decluttering challenge has come to an end....without me finding 500 things to get rid of. (If you want to see how my first two weeks of decluttering went, read here and here .) Last Saturday I remembered some old files I had and found 16 more pie...
My current decluttering challenge has come to an end....without me finding 500 things to get rid of. (If you want to see how my first two weeks of decluttering went, read here and here.) Last Saturday I remembered some old f...
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Praying God's Blessings On My Family
I believe there is power in praying Scripture over our families. Because I have this passage from Numbers on my wall , I'm reminded to pray this blessing over my husband and children. "The Lord bless thee, and keep thee:   The Lord make his face shine upon ...
I believe there is power in praying Scripture over our families. Because I have this passage from Numbers on my wall, I'm reminded to pray this blessing over my husband and children. "The Lord bless thee, and keep thee: The...
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My Search for 500 Things to Declutter Continues....
Last week I began decluttering in hopes of finding 500 things to get rid of in our house. On Saturday, I cleaned out the pantry and found 13 items to throw away or recycle.  Our desk/office area yielded 11 items. The garage was next on the list, but that's ...
Last week I began decluttering in hopes of finding 500 things to get rid of in our house. On Saturday, I cleaned out the pantry and found 13 items to throw away or recycle. Our desk/office area yielded 11 items. The ga...
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6 Quotes About Friends for My Teenager
We often hear about the important role friends play in our children's lives, especially during the teenage years.  Almost daily I find myself praying for my teenage daughters to have strong, life-giving friendships with those who will be loyal, honest, and ...
We often hear about the important role friends play in our children's lives, especially during the teenage years. Almost daily I find myself praying for my teenage daughters to have strong, life-giving friendships with those...
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Wife, mother, homeschooler, blogger, schedule keeper, child transporter, and chief errand runner!
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writing, organizing, cooking, editing
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  • Blogger at Girls to Grow
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Christian wife and mother of two girls blogging about the everyday - and special - moments in parenting and in life.
Introduction
Lover of Christ.  Wife.  Mother.  Homeschooler.  Former teacher who still loves to read and learn.

My heart in writing on my blog is to encourage mothers of all ages, and especially those who are rearing daughters.  From devotionals to education to fashion to books, I like to share my thoughts, feelings, and resources on subjects that matter to moms.  Most of all, I want us to grow in our walk with God and raise children who bring glory to Him.
Education
  • Pensacola Christian College
    Early Childhood Education, 1987 - 1991
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How to raise a happy teen
stiesthoughts.com

I occasionally get asked by mothers of young children what the secret is to raising great teenagers. My initial response is that I have abso

Top 10 Ways to Spend One-on-One Time with Your Child
girlstogrow.blogspot.com

While we regularly schedule family activities, we also seek to spend time with each child individually. Here are ten ways you and one of you

13 Free Internet Resources
girlstogrow.blogspot.com

Source There are a number of free websites that I visit on a regular basis. Here are thirteen of my favorite FREE Internet resources. [Discl

Do We See Jesus?
girlstogrow.blogspot.com

Source Midst the twinkle of the Christmas lights, Under the pile of presents, Reflected in the silver of the baking sheets Filled with cooki

A letter to the mama who is freaking out that she isn’t doing enough.
amysfinerthings.com

Welcome! If you're new to The Finer Things in Life, you might like to subscribe for free updates. Subscribe via RSS to read updates in your

Motherhood: The best kind of hard
www.arrowsandwarriors.com

Today was hard. The kids were extra obnoxious, disobedient and just plain crazy. There were moments when I handled them with patience and au

No One Cried at My Friend’s Funeral
www.littworldonline.org

By John Gathuku, Kenya Yesterday we lay to rest the man who literally took me to church. No one cried at the funeral; his wife and children

8 Bible Verses for Girls to Memorize
girlstogrow.blogspot.com

Photo Source There are many lessons that I want our daughters to learn. From practical skills like cooking and cleaning, to character traits

11 Reasons I'm Enjoying My 40's
girlstogrow.blogspot.com

Photo Source I have several friends who are turning 40 this year. As for me, I passed that milestone a few years ago! In spite of the grayer

25 Lessons I've Learned about Having a Daughter
girlstogrow.blogspot.com

When it comes to rearing girls, I have so much to learn. Each stage brings its own unique blessings and challenges. However, in the twelve y

5 Ways to Prepare My Heart for Back to School
girlstogrow.blogspot.com

So for us, Monday is the big day! Our 8th grader will be heading back to the Christian school she attended several years ago while I continu

Robin Sampson
heartofwisdom.com

Homeschool books, supplies, chore lists, scheduling workboxes, oh my! How do you keep it all organiz...

Mirror, mirror on the wall–it’s time for your second spray paint makeover!
thefrugalhomemaker.com

Your guide to turning your house into a home... one DIY project and yard sale find at a time

Dollar Store Swimsuit Refashion
www.artfulhomemaking.com

We were in the dollar store a few weeks ago, and I found this cute swimsuit on sale for $8. I was needing a new swim top and I wondered if I

to the mom who has yelled
findingjoy.net

Motherhood isn't for wimps, I've decided. So know that too. Know that being a mom is one of the most challenging things that we can do at ti

How to Plan a Summer Learning Program for Your Kids
girlstogrow.blogspot.com

Yes, I realize that we've just slipped into May, but I also know that in only a month, school will be done and those weeks of summer will be

7 Tips for Speedy Suppers
girlstogrow.blogspot.com

Our older daughter on her first day of 8th grade As we come to the end of this first week of school, I'm finding that the time between our a

Chocolate Layer Cake with Cream Cheese Filling and Chocolate Buttercream...
rincon-cocina.blogspot.com

Gorgeous looking cake - The layers stayed together. The frosting didn't have crumbs in it. The cake and frosting recipes were well-executed.