Life as a tween mom is akin to an Uber driver. Our vehicle is equipped with all of the snacks, chargers and melt-downs of home. But “the middle” is off limits.
We can teach our children to pray for their friends using the acronym LET’S PRAY.
“Confident Moms, Confident Daughters,” by Maria Furlough, caught my attention in the author bio. As a fellow mom of an eleven-year-old daughter, I knew the words Maria wrote were meant to help equip my heart.
Discovering the beauty and freedom of God-defined sexuality,” the subtitle read, and I immediately choose to read this book on account of my two tween daughters and the state of life they are fast approaching.
I picked up the this book September, which has seemed to trump May in mayhem! At just the right time, able to catch my breath in the car pick-up line, Kristi’s tips and the tone were spot on!
Focused prayer allows us to cope with the broad band of threats to our children’s safety without smothering their ability to be a productive part of society.
Intentionally marking moments with our children creates a living legacy of the many Scriptures reminding us to daily refocus on God’s goodness.
Whether you embrace the “stay-at-home” status, miss adult conversations, or work while they nap, the struggle to maintain a daily balance is real.
We’ve all been on the other end of a question that we have absolutely no idea how we’re supposed to answer, let alone on a kid-appropriate level.
Preparing our hearts daily with the truth of God’s Word enables us to breathe through our kids’ meltdowns and apply the discipline they need to grow into God’s calling on their lives.