Mankiller Chronicles: More U.S. Women Than Ever Are Breadwinners

| January 11, 2014

More U.S. women than ever are breadwinners, Pew study finds. As America continues its slide away from biblical gender roles, the trend line continues in the direction of the demise of man as provider – one of the key responsibilities of men. The L.A. Times released this article below, based on a recent Pew Research study. The […]

We love kids, lots, and lots of kids…Here are 20 Reasons Why

| January 10, 2014

There are some things that most children are naturally good at. For example, more often than not they are wonderful at playing. Kids are creative, fun-loving and a positive part of our lives… so having fun is easy for them. Sometimes, though, they need a little practice at being kids. These 20 children, for example, […]

Delight-Full 31 Days to a Happier Baby Trailer and Book!

| January 9, 2014

31 Days to a Happier Baby . . . And Wholehearted Motherhood Mothering is hard work. Completely worth it — invaluable, actually. But it’s hard work. Mothers need encouragement and truth spoken into their lives as they raise their little ones. Delight-Full gives mothers a scriptural perspective on the whys and wherefores of motherhood and […]

Missing motherhood: The one thing Barbara Walters regrets

| December 22, 2013

Too Little, Too Late. The truth comes out about the high cost of feminism. As the 84-year-old Walters prepared for her final “Fascinating People” special and the end of her 50-year news career, she sat down with Piers Morgan, host of CNN’s “Piers Morgan Live” on Dec. 17. Asking Walters to reflect on a career […]

You don’t have to erase every trace of childbirth from your body

| December 6, 2013

I don’t know why we’ve come up with this idea that women need to eradicate any hint of motherhood from their bodies after giving birth. This is all part of the anti-child, anti-mother, anti-family, anti-life, anti-fertility obsession that plagues our culture like an infectious spiritual disease. The ancient pagans worshiped fertility, the modern pagans (of […]

In defense of ‘leaning out’: Moms differ in defining success

| March 20, 2013

Absolutely spot-on: In her book “Lean In,” Sheryl Sandberg blames women for subconsciously self-selecting out of career tracks that lead to the corner office and the big bucks. By being fearful, unassertive, and hedging their bets in favor of flexibility for kids many of them don’t yet have, Sandberg says that women themselves are largely responsible for […]

After Steubenville: 25 Things Our Sons need to know about Manhood

| March 20, 2013

From the gifted Ann Voskamp of A Holy Experience–the best thing I’ve read on this terrible crime: When you’re the mother of four sons, Steubenville is about us. Steubenville is about having a conversation with sons about hard things and asking you to do holy things. Because a Steubenville doesn’t begin with football and it doesn’t begin […]

“It Changed the Way I Parent!” Now in Paperback!

| November 12, 2012

I compiled the devotional ebook, When Motherhood Feels Too Hard, for myself when motherhood truly felt too hard. I desperately needed to be reminded, (against the lies of the culture around me), renewed and encouraged to see the importance of pouring my life into the next generation; and I needed the Lord to bear me […]

THANK YOU! The Morning Center won!

| November 3, 2012

From The Morning Center’s blog: It’s amazing the difference one person can make. Let me back up. The Morning Center just won a $50,000 grant from Cultivate Wines.  This particular grant is won by gathering a tribe to vote daily at the Cultivate Wines website.  Every person over 21 can vote once per day, and the […]

Last day to vote for the Morning Center!

| October 28, 2012

UPDATED 10/31/2012: Please vote today! From Kim Coghlan over at Life in a Shoe: Most pro-life people don’t often have an opportunity to put real legs to their pro-life commitments just by sitting at the computer, but for the next few days you can do something with Facebook and with your computer that is a […]

“The Woman’s Place”

| July 19, 2012

[Editor's Note: This is a post from the original LAF site that I meant to bring over to the new one but forgot. After a couple of reader requests, I managed to locate the original file. This is excellent material and illustrates why robust biblical womanhood negates any "need" for feminism. Women are already "empowered" thanks […]

Our own thing

| July 15, 2012

In our day, expressions like “personal growth”, “self-fulfillment” and “following our own dreams” are tossed into the air on a regular basis. We are constantly convinced that to be happy, we must do what we want, when we want; and that our children are better off seeing a “happy” mother a couple of hours a […]

World Congress in Madrid affirms the natural family

| June 8, 2012

From Mercatornet: The sixth World Congress of Families, held in Madrid on the last weekend of May, drew 3100 delegates to address the issues confronting the family today. In a concluding statement the congress listed the challenges: ”Ideologies of statism, atomistic individualism, and sexual revolution challenge the very essences of marriage and family. Recent legal and public […]

My Mother: Reflections on Mother’s Day

| May 13, 2012

My mother has had over three dozen children. She gave birth to two, but giving birth isn’t really what makes one a mother, is it? It’s the hard stuff. The stuff my mother has done over half her life, with little accolades and with no earthly payment. The mother-stuff. And the most important of her jobs? […]

Childless on Mother’s Day

| May 13, 2012

From Lauren Casper’s blog: There are so many women in our lives who are hurting and who dread Mother’s Day. We may not even recognize them but they are there. They’re the ones who dread church on Sunday morning and perhaps choose to stay home. They are dreading the sermon that will inevitably be geared […]