Today we're asking "Is it normal for families to not eat dinner together?". I'm guessing you're here either because your family doesn't, and you're wondering if it's a problem, or because you do, and you've been chatting to others who don't, and are now wondering what's the norm. The simple … [Read more...] about Is it Normal for Families to Not Eat Dinner Together?
I've heard from several readers recently who have moved, or are in the process of moving, church. I'll be honest, "How do I find a new church when I move?" is a tough question for us all - but particularly, for the purposes of this blog, when we have children to add into the mix. You may be … [Read more...] about How do I Find a New Church when I Move?
I absolutely adore Christmas music - and, having four kids of my own, I particularly love finding children's church Christmas songs with motions that they can easily join in with too. Of course, as a worship leader too, I'm all about kids singing 'adult' songs too - our kids love to just join in … [Read more...] about 20 Children’s Church Christmas Songs (with Motions/Actions)
If a friend asks you to be a godparent to their darling child, whether that child is yet to be born or already has a few years under their belt, no one can deny it's a huge honour. Perhaps it's akin to being asked to be a best man, usher or bridesmaid - but with the added awareness that your … [Read more...] about What is expected of a godmother or godfather?
If you're looking for some Christian quotes about mothers - perhaps to insert into a Mothers' Day card, or to encourage a mother in your life - then look no further! In this post, I've collated over 30 fabulous quotes by Christians, from the Bible, or linking motherhood to faith in some way. I've … [Read more...] about 30+ Christian Quotes about Mothers
"Is divorce ever God's will?" is a question none of us ever wants to have to ask. We don't marry expecting our marriage to end in divorce. It's not what we wish for our friends' marriages, or our parents', or anyone around us. But we are broken people in a broken world; the reality is that … [Read more...] about Is Divorce ever God’s Will? (A Biblical Look at Divorce)
For those of us on the go 24-7 (and, let's face it, who ISN'T these days?), daily devotional apps are a brilliant idea. As long as we have our phone with us then, through apps, we're able to stay organised, order groceries, check the bank balance, stick to our fitness schedule - and even grow in … [Read more...] about 17 Best Bible Apps for Women (plus 2 Prayer Devotional Apps)
This article is written by Liz Carter. Parenting is a minefield. All around you there are opposing voices telling you the best way to parent, right from the start. When my children were small, the fierce debates about controlled crying vs attachment parenting were only just getting going, … [Read more...] about 10 Uplifting Bible Verses about Parenting Responsibilities
If you're wondering what to give for a baptism gift for adults, you've come to the right place. After all, it's not everyday that an adult friend gets baptised, is it? If you've been invited to share in this celebration, that's a big honour! Perhaps you're even a godparent - in which case be sure … [Read more...] about What to give for a baptism gift for adults