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Simple Steps Toward Saving Money

Putting money in a savings account seems simple enough, yet it's a struggle for many.  While there has been an upward trend in the amount being socked away each year, increasing savings account balances can help Americans meet their long-term goals, such as retirement.

Here's help in building your savings account; giving you a clear course of action and setting specific goals.

Why Dads Matter to Daughters

Dads, the culture would have you believe that you don't matter as a parent. But this article will help illustrate your crucial importance in your family!

5 Fun, Educational Summer Activities for Kids

Summer may be a break from formal education, but keeping kids excited about learning can be an easy way to keep them active and engaged instead of zoned out on screen time. Here are some ways to encourage your kids to keep learning while school is out with these fun and educational summer activities.

10 Ways to Better Understand Your Husband

I’m sure you're aware of the ways you and your husband differ in your background and personalities. You may also have different ideas about how to spend your evenings, what kinds of movies you each prefer, etc. But when you add to the mix their uniquely male qualities, it surely makes the case that your husband is from a different world than you are!

Why You Should Look for an Imperfect Spouse

Somewhere down the line, Christian singles started looking for perfection in their spouses. Many will blame their unrealistic expectations on the Disney fairy tales they watched as children, but let's consider a different source when looking for a potential spouse - like the Bible.

Can Women Really Have it All?

Us women all know the phrase, "You can have it all." We've heard it all our lives - Movies, media, and our parents told us we could be anything we wanted to be. We could be successful at whatever we put our hands to do.

I have to say, I'm devastatingly disappointed...

A Letter to My Married Friends

Our marital status is often a defining element of our identity that seems to place us into separate boxes or categories.  But though we are all in different seasons of life, our differences don’t have to inhibit our understanding of each other.
So, in the interest of opening this dialog, here are seven things we single women would like our married friends to know....

The Best Marriage Advice I Ever Received

In the weeks leading up to my wedding day, a number of people offered well-intentioned nuggets of advice for the upcoming journey. Some tips were conventional, others unexpected. Some snippets were mulled over, others pretty much dismissed.

Ten years later, however, two pieces of advice in particular have withstood the test of time.

How We Are Saving Over $2600 Per Year By Not Eating Out

The average American family eats out several times per week — which is something people tend to underestimate until they really examine the numbers.
Here are some things that have helped us to significantly lower our eating out budget!

The Right Words (of Encouragment) at the Right Time

Has someone ever spoken words that helped you see something valuable or unique about yourself that you had never seen before?  Perhaps you need to hear them today. If so, let God speak them over you through His promises...

5 Things Single Women are Dying for Single Men to Know

If you are a single guy who is following Jesus, we understand that you probably don’t mistreat us on purpose. We also know that there is no such thing as a relationship without risk. But here are five things that would help our hearts tremendously for you to be more diligent about.

Dinnertime Drama

My temptation is to give up and scrap family dinners completely. It would be much easier to let the kids eat PBJ sandwiches in front of the TV while my husband and I hide in our bedroom eating bowls of cereal. This would certainly be the more peaceful route.

But peace isn’t our goal.

The Ultimate Simplicity Practice

No matter how busy your day is, take your to-do lists and try to look at them with God’s eyes rather than your own.
When I do this, I always find myself making some changes to what I thought were the number-one priorities.

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