Tag: lessons

Why you Should Choose to be a Failure

  There is something in your heart. Perhaps it’s been there a long time, or maybe it’s new. But it’s real and it’s rich. [bctt tweet=”Don’t relish the idea of your dream and miss out on its fulfillment” username=”alifeoutsidebox”] You daydream of its fulfillment. The conversations you will have with people. The excitement that bubbles…
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May 16, 2018 0

How I got My Son to do Devotions…and Love It.

I am often very fluid when it comes to my own devotions, so making a time to gather the kids to sit around and listen to me wax lyrical and then ask them a bunch of deep and meaningfuls (groan), not to mention throwing homework into the mix – I was on the verge of giving up. If you ignore it, it goes away right?!


March 14, 2018 0

Three ways to Praise your Kids that will Prepare them for Adulthood

Are we overvaluing our children? Is that even a thing? According to a recent study done by Ohio State University, the engulfing praise of our kids is creating a generation of narcissistic brats. Confession Ok…so I might be one of those parents that heaps praise on my kids. Do I praise them too much? Who…
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March 24, 2017 2

Are you Using your Introverted Personality as a Scapegoat for Insecurity?

when faced with the decision to do something that makes me uncomfortable, I often opt out and refer to my introverted personality as the culprit…that way I don’t need to take responsibility for my insecurity.


February 16, 2017 2

Why Long-Term Travel with your Kids makes Parenting Easier

When you think of a long road trip and three young children, ‘easy parenting’ is probably not what comes to mind. In fact, for some, it probably sounds like a nightmare.


January 31, 2017 2

Why being a Godly Wife Means more than you Think

The word for ‘help meet’ in the Bible is often translated ‘helper’ or ‘companion’, but is this really all God created a wife for?


January 24, 2017 5

How to Help Your Child Overcome Fear

While it’s important for kids to learn to deal with fear on their own, it’s up to us as parents to teach them how to do it.


January 17, 2017 2

Homeschooling – Where to Start

Yes, where to start, good question.  When we had first decided we were going to go on our adventurous road trip, and that we would therefore need to homeschool the kids, I had originally looked at signing up to the local ‘School of Distance Education’.  I thought this was a great resource…and really, I’m sure…
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November 13, 2015 0