Create Beautiful Needle Art for Your Home – with a coupon code!

| July 7, 2011

Would you like to make lovely things for your home or gifts for others? Perhaps you feel “all thumbs” or never learned to sew. Here’s an easy way to learn–and teach your daughters at the same time! You can “Stitch and Learn” with Laurie Latour, Founder of Future Christian Homemakers. Her e-book, The Guide to […]

On Motherhood and Profanity

| May 25, 2011

[Editor's Note: This devotional appeared on Elisabeth Elliot's website. I would link to it, but the devos rotate and do not stay up on the main page for more than a day. This is such an important topic that I just had to pass her wise words along. Thank you to Sarah E. for sharing […]

Why Do Bad Things Happen?

| May 16, 2011

From Kelly Crawford: Personal trials always push us to answer theological questions–to unpack the character of God and to wrestle with the hard facts. Is suffering the judgement of God?  Is it meant for me personally, or is it a corporate judgement? Does God allow it or cause it? Is God testing my faith or […]

Don’t Revere the Pioneer

| March 7, 2011

Well, isn’t that an intriguing title?  And maybe not exactly what you expect at LAF.  After all, are we not often accused of “living in the past” of “clinging to the past,” even?  So what could an article like this be doing here? Now, let me start by saying that this is not an article […]

Noble Womanhood Relaunch and Giveaway!

| March 1, 2011

After being pushed to the back burner of life for the past several years we are so happy to finally be relaunching Noble Womanhood! Please click on over to www.noblewomanhood.com to visit our brand new site and to enter the giveaway for four copies of Passionate Housewives Desperate for God!   Have you found Beautiful […]

Berries in winter

| January 31, 2011

Really, there’s nothing quite like it… After vainly combing the catalogs and internet looking for a plus-size lambswool fair isle cardigan in shades of gray and red (just looking you understand; just wasting time wishing and window shopping, a’course.) After weeks of that, there’s nothing quite like having your daughter set out to the Goodwill […]

Courageous Mothers Who Cared For Their Families

| December 21, 2010

I recently have been reading through an online ebook that shared some interesting information regarding mothers during the Great Depression. These courageous women, during these trying economic times, who had families to feed and a humble home to take care of did not falter but did what they had to do to survive and keep […]

Redeeming Our Time as Daughters at Home

| November 30, 2010

What are practical ways we can redeem the years following the completion of our formal education and prior to marriage? How can we be extremely intentional as we prepare to be “keepers at home” (Titus 2:5); young women entering marriage capable of efficiently managing the affairs of our homes so that it can be said […]

Stay-at-Home Daughter Graduation

| November 22, 2010

Since I am approaching my “graduation” from stay-at-home daughterhood, as I will move on to my new career description as a stay-at-home wife in just a few months, I thought it would be beneficial to reflect on these past four years. The choice to live at home with one’s parents instead of going away to college or […]

Time Management 101: Stop Trying to “Do It All”

| November 2, 2010

From Crystal over at MoneySavingMom.com — one of the best posts we’ve ever read on being REALISTIC about how much we can do. Thank you, Crystal! In the past year, I’ve received numerous emails from women begging me for my “secrets” to time management. They ask me to please share how I manage to seemingly […]

Raising Kids Isn’t Just a ‘Necessary Task’

| October 11, 2010

From the National Review Online: The former head of Planned Parenthood, Gloria Feldt, has a new book out, No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change the Way We Think about Power and Leadership. Her interview with the New York Times suggests that the book is exactly what you’d expect. Feldt laments that women haven’t reached […]

Stitches~N~Hems Grand Opening

| October 9, 2010

Announcing the Grand Opening of Stitches~N~Hems. It’s the simple things that make life easier for you and baby! Specializing in nursing cover-ups, burp cloths, bibs, and crib sets. You can click here to visit this shop specializing in handmade items. You can also read about the shop owner’s story by clicking here. LAF is making efforts […]

Prayer For Homekeepers

| August 12, 2010

Humbly I bow before You Father On my bended knees I pray. Matters of my heart are many, I have so much to say. Encouragement my sister she needs, Keeping her home with a family she feeds. Embracing the changes occurring in her life, Everyday she’s serving as a mother and trying to be a […]

The new feminist housewives: How the latest generation of graduates are choosing full time motherhood over high-flying careers

| July 19, 2010

‘They couldn’t believe it when I told them I have chosen to be a full-time mother,’ says the 27-year-old, who lives in South-West London with her husband Richard, 30, a teacher, and her children George, four, and Verity, two. ‘I could tell from their reaction that they couldn’t help assuming I must be bored stiff  […]

The Exquisite Home Culture

| July 16, 2010

What is home culture, you ask? Home culture is the atmosphere that is purposefully and intentionally cultivated within the four walls of your home. It is the music when you walk in the door, it is the conversation at the dinner table, it is games played by the fireside, it is the singing when your […]