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?
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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)
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
This article is written by Liz Carter. Life for teenage girls in our society is tougher than ever, with constant social media leading them to feel like they have to measure up, to be more, to compare, compare, compare. Matters of identity can be confusing and scary for them, and they often … [Read more...] about Praying for your Teenage Daughter – 10 Faith-Filled Ideas
When it comes to your sex life, I'm sure you don't need me to tell you that there is A LOT of advice out there on the Internet. The problem is that if you're a Christian, much of this advice feels wrong. It's written by people coming from a different position (no pun intended), so it's no … [Read more...] about 10+ Brilliant Sources of Christian Sex Advice (which aren’t degrading or unhealthy)
There are so many incredible Christian books for moms out there – it’s a growing market, and even though I regularly read and review books for this blog, I struggle to keep up! But there’s a big problem: Mamas don't generally have a lot of time to read. I mean – try and remember the last time … [Read more...] about 30+ Best Christian Books for Moms
How about a nice easy blog topic, eh? I mean – submission in marriage…that’s never going to be contentious, right? It’s with some hesitation, but also some excitement, that I write this post. Because – actually – the more I read Scripture on this issue, the more I’m convinced that the Bible … [Read more...] about Should you be submitting to your husband when you don’t agree?
It's October, term is in full swing, and the calming effect of the pandemic on busy families' extra-curricular schedules seems now to have largely vanished. We are back. With a vengeance. A complicated timetable of classes, groups and teams. A complex procedure for drop-offs and pick-ups, … [Read more...] about Should my child take part in activities which clash with church?