Dealing with a Teen’s Disrespectful Remarks

Most people who have teenagers have been the recipient of disrespectful remarks. In our own teenage years many of our moms and dads may have used some kind of corporal punishment to help us with an attitude adjustment. But in our kinder-gentler-society, it is rare for this type of discipline to be used. Many parents just endure the sassy back-talk (with no consequences given) and try to speak truth into the child. I am not sure we are being effective. {Read More}

About Page Hughes

Page Hughes is a Jesus loving party girl who is always ready to have fun! She has been married to Dr. Les Hughes for over 30 years and they reside in Alabaster, Alabama. Les and Page have been blessed with 4 amazing children and 4 fabulous grand children who are the source of many great illustrations. Page loves people well through ministering to their hurts, cooking delicious meals, and partying with the purpose of leading others to a deeper relationship with Jesus. Page’s goal in life is to go to heaven when she dies and take as many people as she can with her.

Crying Politics: When Our Children Do Not Make the Team

With November 4th around the corner, you might think this is about elections. It’s not. This is about when our children do not make the team, get a part in the show, or earn first chair in the orchestra. What do we do? The biggest disservice we pay them is crying “Politics!” There may be times when the reason could be a poor coaching choice or a director’s bad decision, but as someone who has sat in the director’s seat, {Read More}

About Ann Stewart

Ann Marie Stewart is the author of Preparing My Heart for Advent and looks forward to her first novel STARS IN THE GRASS to be published November 2016. She and her husband Will raise two daughters and a whole lot of sheep on their farm in Virginia.

Respecting Dad

  One of our main roles as a Mom is to teach our children to love, respect, and honor their father. What we say and do when he is not in our presence and when he is in our presence plays a big role in learning to respect Dad. We are the main ones to make our home a place he looks forward to coming home–a castle in which he is the king. The Lord and I did some serious {Read More}

About Rhonda Ellis

Rhonda Ellis is a wife of 29 years, a homeschooling mom to 6, a blogger, writer, speaker. Her passion is mentoring women in ways that impact hearts and homes for Christ. Grab a cup of coffee or a Diet Coke (water is allowed these days too) and be a "back porch" friend with her.Come read her blog at It's a great place to laugh, cry, share friendships and transparent hearts while sharing deep conversations about our journey with the Lord. You can also join her facebook page: