Your child’s life may not be going the way they want it to. They may have even gone through something horrible and tragic. Let them know God is the Author of great comebacks. He has an awesome one specially designed for them!
Each mom’s journey through the stages of motherhood will look slightly different. Mothers, overall, tend to handle certain things in each stage of their child’s life in certain ways. Those tendencies can be helpful as we journey through each stage of our child’s life
But there in the corner of my father’s dresser drawer, under the belts, was something I had never before seen: a well-worn black book with a gold-lettered title: “Father’s Manual.”
God uses the Bible to speak to us, to provide guidance for how He wants us to live. But it’s more than that. Through His Word, God tells us He loves us and wants to have a relationship with us.
COVID-19 creates a dilemma for small business owners. They don’t want their customers to be harmed, yet they don’t want to lose their livelihood.
The world may tell us that we need to live up to certain expectations of perfection. God’s expectations look entirely different. It’s important that, as mothers, we focus on His ideals of perfection in our lives, and not the world’s. Focusing on Him can bring us peace and direction as we mother our children.
Whether you are enjoying or being challenged by this time of living with your young adult child, it’s a great time to develop adaptability.
Sibling conflict is unavoidable. It’s just part of life with young humans whose “life-giving skills are still developing,” Cartmell explains. But that conflict can have benefits.
Be aware of your own feelings. Notice when you are annoyed or overwhelmed and are becoming angry. Once you are aware, choose to take a break and deal with your emotions before you try to deal with your child’s emotions.
Parenting isn’t easy, but it can be supremely rewarding when done according to God’s plan.