Category «Family»

Questioning The Value of a Child

value of a child questions

  If you have more than two children, you’ve probably been asked, “Don’t you know what causes it?” If you have more than three, you probably heard it several times. If you dare to push the cultural norms with more than four children, you probably hear it ALL THE TIME as people question the value of …

Do You STILL Believe in Super Mom? How to Accept Grace as an Imperfect Christian Mom

Super Mom Grace

You gave up on the Tooth Fairy, the Easter Bunny, and even Santa, but are you still holding on to your belief in Super Mom? Occasionally, somehow, I must perpetuate the Super Mom Myth. Maybe once in a while, on the outside, I look like I have it all together, like I know what I …

Gift Ideas for Easter Baskets that Point to Christ

Gift Ideas for Easter Baskets that point to Christ

Why do I make my children Easter baskets that point to Christ? When my children grow up and look back on Easter, I want them to remember Jesus. Of course, I want them to remember all of the childhood fun that comes with the holiday, but the eggs, baskets, and bunnies all should be like a dim …

Slow and Steady – Running With Endurance on Five Minute Friday

slow progress

Today is Five Minute Friday, a challenge for bloggers to write for five minutes about a given topic. Today’s subject is slow, so here I am, typing fast for five minutes! Sometimes our progress in life seems so slow. My five-year-old, adopted 10 months ago from China, has been in speech therapy since September. She …

Seven Days of Valentine’s Devotions for Families – Day Seven: True Love

True Love

Welcome to iwantthemtoremember.com! We’ve made it to Day Seven of a week of Valentine’s Devotions for Families using Biblical passages on love! If your family is at all like mine, you need Biblical reminders of how to love one another all year long, but the Valentine season is a great time to emphasize God’s teachings on …

Seven Days of Valentine’s Devotions for Families – Day Six: Love Yourself

Love yourself

Welcome to iwantthemtoremember.com! This is the sixth day of a week of Valentine’s Devotions for Families using Biblical passages on love. If your family is at all like mine, you need Biblical reminders of how to love one another all year long, but the Valentine season is a great time to emphasize God’s teachings on …

Seven Days of Valentine’s Devotions for Families – Day Five: Love Others

Love others

Welcome to iwantthemtoremember.com! This is the fifth day of a week of Valentine’s Devotions for Families using Biblical passages on love. If your family is at all like mine, you need Biblical reminders of how to love one another all year long, but the Valentine season is a great time to emphasize God’s teachings on love. …

Seven Days of Valentine’s Devotions for Families – Day Four: Love God

Love God

Welcome to iwantthemtoremember.com! This is the fourth day of a week of Valentine’s Devotions for Families using Biblical passages on love. If your family is at all like mine, you need Biblical reminders of how to love one another all year long, but the Valentine season is a great time to emphasize God’s teachings on love. …

Seven Days of Valentine’s Devotions for Families – Day Three: How He Loves

Valentine's gift of salvation

Welcome to iwantthemtoremember.com! This is the third day of a week of Valentine’s Devotions for Families using Biblical passages on love. If your family is at all like mine, you need Biblical reminders of how to love one another all year long, but the Valentine season is a great time to emphasize God’s teachings on love. Spend …

Seven Days of Valentine’s Devotions for Families – Day Two: Love is . . .

Valentine's Devotions 2

  Welcome to iwantthemtoremember.com! This is the second day of a week of Valentine’s Devotions for Families using Biblical passages on love. If your family is at all like mine, you need Biblical reminders of how to love one another all year long, but the Valentine season is a great time to emphasize God’s teachings on …