Ten Ways to Show Love (So Meaningful, You’ll Forget They’re Frugal)

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Some of the most thoughtful, most memorable gifts that I’ve ever received have sat on the frugal side of the financial fence, like the necklace my husband gave me. He fashioned it from a penny that was created the year we married. I absolutely adore that necklace. I also cherish the sticky notes of encouragement my daughter sprinkles everywhere, and the hilarious graphic comic strips my son creates and excitedly reads to us. We get so used to commercials and advertisements, telling us what we’re missing out on, that it’s uber-easy (for us all) to simply overlook the many economical and fun ways we can demonstrate love. Below is a quick list to help you show those special people in your life, just how much they mean to you, and they’re so frugal that you can start today. Read More

You Can’t Pour From An Empty Cup

You Can't Pour From An Empty Cup

Like millions of parents, amid virtual learning, working from home, and managing a household with two out of three kids still in diapers, I reached for my coffee mug. It was empty. I chuckled to myself because it felt like the epitome of the straw that broke the camel’s back. It was at that moment that I learned three essential truths that changed my life and my perspective. Read More

Giveaway: Everybody Deserves a Hug Book

Giveaway: Everybody Deserves a Hug Book

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we are giving away THREE award-winning “Everybody Deserves a Hug Books” by Doug Snelson to 3 lucky winners! Enter for your chance to win by noon 2/5/21. Read More

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

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Life doesn’t always do what we want it to do, but it is comforting to know that God’s love remains steadfast for each and every one of us everyday. We don’t need to lose faith when we see others receive answers to their prayers, while we feel like we haven’t yet received our own blessings. We can rest assured knowing that our time is coming, and when it hits the ground, the earth will feel it! Read More

Misunderstood

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Have you ever tucked seeds into the dirt, and waited for something beautiful to bloom? Many great treasures get lost and are easily misunderstood in the power of time, size, and struggle. I pray that we never lose sight of this incredibly precious moment, while we are waiting for something beautiful to bloom. Read More

A Teacher’s Promise: From this Season, You will Grow

A Teacher's Promise From this Season You will Grow

I know that you have been working hard to prepare for exams that you will no longer take. I know that you’ve committed yourself to months of rehearsals for a show that will no longer be seen, and that you’ve practiced for hours on a team that can no longer play the game. I am sorry for your feelings of loss and urge you not to give up on those goals, but instead, to view this season as an opportunity to continue to grow. You’ve been isolated from your friends, your teachers, your school. The comfort of your home has been tainted by the weight of heavy air, tense energy, short responses, and stern expressions. I am sorry that you are scared—for so many reasons. But, I want you to know—from this season, you will grow. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Ornella Kotupanova-Sole

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Welcome and thank you for joining us for another installment of our interview series. We were honored to speak with Mom’s Choice Award-winning Author Ornella Kotupanova-Sole, who wrote the MCA award-winning book, Miracle of Life. Miracle of Life is about a young lion cub exploring life learning about life, love, separation, and loss. It is a truly heartfelt story that is described by the author as “a little book for your children to read, to help them understand love and life when things don’t go as they wished.” Keep reading to learn more about Ornella Kotupanova-Sole and her award-winning book! Read More

Secrets of Making Your Second Marriage a Success

Secrets of Making Your Second Marriage a Success

Love always deserves a second chance. People need to love and be loved. When a second marriage comes knocking to your door, you just go and grab it if you are sure that it will make you happy again. But what does it take for your second marriage to be a success? Read More

The Importance Of Teaching Your Children To Love

It may seem like a “no brainer” to teach your children to love. Any caring parent loves their children unconditionally. But in a society that values performance and gain more than anything, it’s great to have a reminder every now and then that children need to understand and live according to what’s most important in life. And that is love. Read More

How to Nurture a Love of Reading in Your Child

In this day and age with technology making the rapid advancements that it is, more and more kids are stuck on their tablets, phones, or video game consoles to pass the time instead of cracking open a book. Read More