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Raising Imaginative Kids | When our children play pretend—slaying dragons, vanquishing evil, creating a new world—they are tapping into a deeper story that God has been telling since the dawn of time. This article from Jared Wilson explores how we as moms can help cultivate our children’s imaginations, that they might be led into deeper wonder and worship of our great Creator.
The Provision We Need as Moms | Again and again in the Bible, God uses the metaphor of food to teach us the story of redemption and his generous character. As we meditate on his spiritual provision for us in Christ, we can share with our kids the goodness and grace he has woven into our physical nourishment as well. Click to read the full article from Annie VanderHeiden on the Risen Motherhood blog!
Enjoying God’s Gift of Exploration with Our Kids | Vacations and adventures as a family can be the best and worst of times. High expectations for fun and refreshment meet the realities of poor sleep, food poisoning, travel delays, forgotten stuffies, and a million other hurdles. Is there a way to rekindle the simple joys of exploration without all the stress and burden? Here, Hunter Beless shows us how our adventures together can reflect the hope and rest we experience in Christ. Click to read!

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Praying Scripture When You’re Struggling with Doubt | When we’re unsure of even where to start with prayer, the Bible gives words to our weariness and points our hearts to the hope of the gospel. John 20:24-28 is one passage that speaks to our struggles with doubt as moms, showing us the Savior who tenderly calls us back to faith in him. Click to read the full article from Annie VanderHeiden on the Risen Motherhood blog!
How to Pray for Joy in Motherhood | When we’re unsure of even where to start with prayer, the Bible gives words to our weariness and points our hearts to the hope of the gospel. Hebrews 12:1-3 is one passage that speaks to our struggles with discouragement as moms, showing us the Savior who has gone ahead of us on the pathway to joy. Click to read the full article from Annie VanderHeiden on the Risen Motherhood blog!
A Prayer When Your Child Struggles to Tell the Truth | We all know the sinking feeling of catching our child in a lie. Whether it’s simply passing the blame on a misdeed done or a deeper deception with lasting consequences, lying hurts our hearts as moms. And more importantly, it grieves the heart of the God of all truth. This article from Rachel McIntosh shows how we can use Proverbs 12:22 as a model for prayer—that we and our kids would grow in godly, honest speech. Click to read more!

Praying the Word

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How to Talk to Your Kids about Singleness | As our children interact with single adults, the question might come: “Why aren’t they married?” Understanding that God has unique plans and purposes for different people and can use all seasons of life for fruitful ministry helps us cast a gospel-driven vision of singleness for our kids. For more conversation tips, check out this article from Lydia Kinne!

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When fears and worries overwhelm us as moms, we’re not left alone to “fix ourselves.” Rather, Jesus himself draws near to comfort and care for us in our weakness, as our Good Shepherd. Click to read more from Amanda Duvall on the Risen Motherhood blog, where we help moms connect their faith to their motherhood. | Postpartum Anxiety, PPA, Fear and Anxiousness in Motherhood, Encouragement for Christian Moms Risen Motherhood, Isaiah 57, Life Encouragement, Motherhood Encouragement, Without Hope, Christian Moms, The Good Shepherd, Christian Mom, Mom Help
Anxious Mama, Jesus Cares about Your Worries — Risen Motherhood
When fears and worries overwhelm us as moms, we’re not left alone to “fix ourselves.” Rather, Jesus himself draws near to comfort and care for us in our weakness, as our Good Shepherd. Click to read more from Amanda Duvall on the Risen Motherhood blog, where we help moms connect their faith to their motherhood. | Postpartum Anxiety, PPA, Fear and Anxiousness in Motherhood, Encouragement for Christian Moms
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Learning to Trust God with Our Regrets as a Mom — Risen Motherhood
‘Did I make the right call?’ ‘Could I have done better?’ ‘Should I have made a different decision?’ When we stop to evaluate the years of motherhood behind us, questions like these can easily steal our peace. But remembering God’s sovereignty over time helps us trust him with both our future and our past. Click to read more from Kelly Keller on the Risen Motherhood blog, where we help moms connect their faith with their motherhood. | Encouragement for Christian Moms | Quotes
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Learning to Let Our Kids Grow and Take Risks — Risen Motherhood (Encouragement for Christian Moms)
As moms, we naturally want to shield and protect our kids from discomfort. But giving them opportunities to wrestle with the uncomfortable and the unknown can actually help grow their dependency on Jesus and equip them for bigger, harder trials yet to come. Click to read more from Théa Rosenburg on Risen Motherhood, a blog for Christian moms! | Encouragement for Christian Moms with Babies, Toddlers, and Young Children
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Why Taking Your Kids to Church Matters — Risen Motherhood (Encouragement for Christian Moms)
We know the inconveniences of getting out the door for church—finding the missing shoes, racing through breakfast, packing the quiet time activities, getting everyone dressed and buckled in the car on time. But prioritizing Christian fellowship like this as a family accomplishes more than we know—it’s an opportunity to help shape our children in the knowledge and love of Christ, year by year, Sunday by Sunday. Click to read more from Rachael Dymski on Risen Motherhood, a blog for Christian moms.
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Trusting God with a High-Risk Pregnancy — Risen Motherhood (Encouragement for Christian Moms)
When pregnancy or birth don’t go as we plan, it can feel like things are spinning out of control. Where is God in this? Lara d’Entremont shares from her own experience how we can trust that the Lord will never leave our side and that he will faithfully bring order from disorder. Click to read more on the Risen Motherhood blog, where we help moms connect their faith to their motherhood! Pregnancy Encouragement for Christian Moms
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Learning to Trust God with Your Teens — Risen Motherhood (Encouragement for Christian Moms)
It’s easy to think we exert control over our children’s lives when they are younger, and we’re deciding their food, their schedule, their clothing, and more. But that facade quickly crumbles as they enter the teen years and begin exercising their own opinions and agency more and more. In this article, Aimee Joseph helps us bring both our deep care for our kids and our desire to control their lives to the Lord—trusting in him as the Care-full Controller of all things. Click to read more!
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Encouragement for Exhausted Moms — Risen Motherhood (Encouragement for Christian Moms)
When we’re weary as moms and our guard is down, it’s easy to seek “rest” in our phones or other places. But when that doesn’t satisfy, we’re reminded that God is the only One who can truly refresh our souls. Click to read more from Rachel Greening on the Risen Motherhood blog! At Risen Motherhood, we help Christian moms connect their faith to their motherhood. Follow along with us on social media @risenmotherhood or listen to the Risen Motherhood podcast anywhere podcasts are streamed!
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God with Us: Finding Immanuel in Our Toughest Trials — Risen Motherhood
During the Advent season, we celebrate Christ coming to dwell on earth as our Immanuel—“God with us.” But this isn’t just a Christmas truth—it’s the hope we cling to in our deepest troubles and trials of motherhood as well. Click to read more from Kay Fuller on the Risen Motherhood blog! At Risen Motherhood, we help Christian moms connect their faith to their motherhood. Follow along with us on social media @risenmotherhood or at RisenMotherhood.com
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Encouragement for Exhausted Moms — Risen Motherhood (Encouragement for Christian Moms)
When we’re weary as moms and our guard is down, it’s easy to seek “rest” in our phones or other places. But when that doesn’t satisfy, we’re reminded that God is the only One who can truly refresh our souls. Click to read more from Rachel Greening on the Risen Motherhood blog! At Risen Motherhood, we help Christian moms connect their faith to their motherhood. Follow along with us on social media @risenmotherhood or listen to the Risen Motherhood podcast anywhere podcasts are streamed!
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Encouragement for Christian Moms at Christmas — Risen Motherhood
With ample opportunities to hear, sing, and enjoy carols and melodies together, the Advent season can be our invitation to build new rhythms for family worship that can last all year through. So why not tap into God’s good gift of music this season with your kids? Click to read more from Abby Hummel on the Risen Motherhood blog, where we help moms connect their faith to their motherhood!
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Dealing with Holiday Mom-Guilt (Encouragement for Christian Moms at Christmas) — Risen Motherhood
Traditions, decorations, family gatherings, gifts, baking—the list of holiday to-dos stretches a mile high and it’s easy to heap on shame when we feel like we’re not doing a good-enough job. But Christmas itself reminds us that Jesus came down to free us from all condemnation and give us a secure identity in him—not in our own performances this holiday season. Click to read more from Scarlet Hiltibidal on the Risen Motherhood blog, where we help moms connect their faith to their motherhood!
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Helping Our Kids Grow in Conviction and Compassion — Risen Motherhood
As Christian moms, we want our children to understand biblical principles and to stand fast against sin. But at the same time, we want to teach them how to live out their convictions with compassion—honoring fellow image-bearers and celebrating God’s grace. Catherine Parks encourages us to hold both these values in our hands as we help our kids navigate the world around them. Click to read more on the Risen Motherhood blog, where we help moms connect their faith to their motherhood!
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Helping Children Grieve Loved Ones This Holiday Season — Risen Motherhood
When dear ones are missing around our holiday table or Christmas gift exchange, we feel the tug towards joy and celebration amidst the pull of grief and loss. As we walk through this difficult season with our kids, we can look for tangible ways to honor the image-bearers we’ve lost and the memories God has given with them, even as we rest in the hope of Christmas and his ongoing presence with us. Click to read more from Christina Fox on the Risen Motherhood blog!
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Making Mealtimes Meaningful (Family Discipleship) — Risen Motherhood
Meals. They happen three times a day (at least!) for most of us and can often be surrounded by conflict, distraction, or unmet expectations. How can we approach our times around the table with greater love and attention? Kira Nelson shares nine great ideas for moms in this article–click to read more on the Risen Motherhood blog, where we help moms connect their faith to their motherhood.
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Cherishing Christmas with Your Children — Risen Motherhood
We all feel the increasing speed of life—the changing seasons with our kids, the longing to savor every moment that is too quickly slipping by. Here, Adam Ramsey reminds us that each fleeting moment, as well as the ones yet to come, are precious “limited-edition gifts” from God’s gracious hand that we can receive with gratitude. Click to read more on the Risen Motherhood blog, where we help moms connect their motherhood to their faith.