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A Simple Way to Pray for Your Children

We have all heard countless times about the importance of praying for our children. The Bible is filled with Scriptures about the power of prayer. Yet, when it comes down to it, we struggle to pray for the people we love dearly. Often we feel like we don’t have enough time or there is something else we need to get to. Here is one simple way to start praying for your children today. The first step is to pick out a Scripture verse to pray over your children each day of the year. The Scripture verse needs to be one that speaks to who they are, what they are struggling with, or what they need to grow in.
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Fall Family fun

It’s Fall Y’all! 5 Simple Fall Family Fun Ideas

Fall is my favorite season of the year for so many reasons. I love the colored leaves and cooler weather. Fall is also a great season for family fun. Today, I am going to share five ways to Rakin’ in the family fun this Fall.
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Book Launch Team

Join My Book Launch Team!

My NEW book Becoming an Intentional Family is almost here! It will be released on November 1.  I am inviting YOU to join my book launch team!   Join the Book Launch Team! I can’t wait for the launch! We are going to have so much fun on our team! Here are the details… What is…
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What to do When Your Child Doesn’t Like Reading

Summer break is in full swing! One of our favorite activities is to have reading time each day. But, what do you do when your child doesn’t like to read? Here are four strategies I used with my kids who didn’t like reading. Now, there are times I can’t get my kids to stop reading.
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July 4th

Fun Things to Do on July 4th with Your Family

July 4th is just around the corner. Are you ready to have some fun with your family? Here are seven family fun ideas to do on July 4th. Fireworks Is there a fireworks show nearby? If so, make plans to go as a family to see the fireworks. If there isn’t a fireworks show, consider…
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Keep on Praying

Keep on Praying for your Children

Keep on praying. I feel like this should be a song or something. An anthem. A reminder to keep on praying. Why? Because prayer is powerful. The Bible is filled with Scriptures about the power of prayer. When we keep on praying, God uses our prayers to move mountains, to change hearts, and to draw us closer to Him. Today, we are going to talk about one way to keep on praying for your children.
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Enjoy Your Kids! Take the 10 Day Challenge

Let’s be totally honest for a moment. I often dread the summer. Gasp! Did I really say that out loud?  Yes, I did. And I am pretty sure some of you feel the same way. We love our kids, we really do. But sometimes summer can be overload. I don’t know about you, but I…
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Praying for someone

Praying for Someone You Don’t Know

When is the last time you prayed for someone you didn’t know? It seems a little odd to pray for someone you don’t know but it can be one of the greatest gifts you can give them. In today’s post, I am going to share about the importance of praying for someone you don’t know. My in-laws did this without even realizing the impact of their prayers.
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Put Your Mask on First

Before a plane takes off, the flight attendants review the protocol about what to do if there is an emergency. They remind you that you must put your mask on first. Why? So you can take care of others. This reminds me of being a Mom. In order to take care of our kids and love our husband well, we must take care of ourselves first.
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Say Yes

Say Yes as Much as You Can

“Mom, can I have a muffin?” It was a simple question and one that caused me to pause. Micaela asked me this question in the middle of the afternoon. The kids had already had a snack so it’s not like Micaela was hungry. I responded, “Yes, you may.” She lit up and enjoyed eating her muffin.
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Welcome, I'm Anastasia!

I am a daughter of the King of Kings, wife, mom, friend, and bookworm. I love to encourage women in their everyday life. I also feel passionate about sharing God’s word. My desire is to provide a place for you to fall deeper in love with Jesus and be refreshed. I am so glad you are here! I hope you’ll stick around and enjoy reading these blog posts.



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