“The goal of our instruction is LOVE from a pure heart, a good conscience and a sincere faith….Live a life of LOVE, as Christ has loved you.”
1 Tim. 1:5, Eph. 5:2
Make no mistake, good parenting is HARD work. Probably most simply because our kids model us – yikes! Let us encourage one another to love our kids well, as we work on ourselves in the process. …and when we miss the mark, let us lift one another up to not grow weary in well-doing!
One of the things that was very helpful for me after Kyle’s death was to be able to reach out and talk with other moms who knew what it felt like to be walk down the road that was now in front of me – and help me to look for the light in the dark moments
My friend, Trish Richhart, was one of those moms. She lost her 8 year-old son, Samuel, after a 3 year battle with cancer.
In having 38 kids combined, we share a thing or two we’ve learned throughout the years about building relationships with adult kids – starting first when they are young.
This is a great podcast to share with your kids!
If you have any interest in adoption, but think your circumstances might prevent you from doing so, listen in as Ashley Kellogg tells her family’s story on adopting 5 special need children, when the odds were stacked against them!
In this podcast, and in this blog post, Kelsey shares about life with 5 kids under the age of 7. We talk about the “mess” inside ourselves and how our kids help us get “cleaned up!” We also discuss the beauty and freedom of creating our own “family culture”, and not being bound to looking like anyone else.
On this episode of the Forti-fy podcast, Heather and Ann sat down with Detective Michael Smothermon who heads up the Sex and Violent Offender Registry in Allen County.
Join us as we gather around Donna’s kitchen table and walk through our years of homeschooling days to answer the question, “What would you tell a new homeschooling mom?”
I wish I could have said, “Thank You”, one more time.
Momma, Do you see yourself in these words?
Each family thrives differently, you have the joy and the freedom to figure out what makes you and yours do just that…thrive!