Family Features

RSS Feed

The Thing About Casting Cares: You Have to Let Go

Even though we know God carries our burdens, how often do we keep carrying all that stuff around - the worries, the uncertainties, the burdens - in our minds, in our hearts...

How do we finally get rid of those cares and carry trust instead?

4 Ways to Embrace the Season You're In

In order to keep a good attitude, we really need to embrace our current seasons instead of stressing about it.
Every season we go through in life, no matter how difficult or uncomfortable, has some benefits, even if they are small ones that we really have to search for.

Build a 30-Day Buffer by Curbing Your Expenses

Life happens, job loss happens, health-related emergencies happen. It’s not a matter of IF, it’s just a matter of WHEN. So how can you start preparing a safety net in order to be able to respond to life’s unexpected turns?

Fabulous Foodie Flavors

So, you've got guests coming over for dinner, or you're strapped for time and out of ideas for meal ideas?  Not to worry - we've got you covered!   Check out these fast family-pleasing recipe ideas! 

It's all in our "Fabulous Foodie Showcase of Flavors"!  

Lose Weight: Use a Meal Plan

Raise your hand if you’ve ever gone grocery shopping on an empty stomach or without a shopping list. Don’t worry, I’m raising my hand too! And the times we did, we let a few "comfort foods" slip into your shopping cart.

Here are some easy ways to encourage weight loss that are fun and simple. Even better, they’ll save you money too!

Budget-Friendly Road Trip Tips

With warm weather season in full swing, now is the time to start planning your fun family getaways. If you are concerned about affording it all, here are some tips to help you have fun and save money on your next vacation.

SIMPLE, SATISFYING WEEKNIGHT SOLUTIONS

Balancing a busy lifestyle with healthy food choices can certainly become a tall task.  Here's a delicious meal idea that incorporates easy-to-use, versatile ingredients.  You can have flavorful main courses, sides and appetizers ready in under an hour!

How You Can be Single and Happy

“Are you dating someone?” “When are you going to find a husband?” “Don’t you want to get married?”

Most of these questions come from sympathetic people, but sometimes they come from those who expect you to measure up to their idea of what your life should be.

How Faith-Based Films Are Taking Over Hollywood

Faith-based films have been getting bigger and better over the years. In fact, the main topic on an episode of ‘CBS Sunday Morning' is how films about the power of faith and prayer are taking over Hollywood.

6 Ways to Know God's Will for Your Life

I often think to myself, "I just want to know God's will for my life." But what I really want to know is the future.  But God is not obliged to show us what lies around the corner.

When you wonder what God’s will is, here are 6 ways to help point the way....

Confessions of a Hyper-Planner

Without even realizing it, I sometimes act as though I have total possession over my time. My grip gets even tighter when I have less time. I begin operating under the assumption that I own my time; therefore, any interruption of it causes irritation, defensiveness and increased stress.
Does that describe you?

12 Tips to have a ROCKIN' Garage Sale!

With cooler temperatures on the horizon, now is the time to get ready for a fall garage sale. Here are some simple steps to help you have a successful, money-making sale.

This Woman Realizes a POWERFUL Truth About Her Wedding Ring

We all look for love; many of us fill our hearts with material things when we don’t find it. This powerful film tells the story of Ali, who, after attaching her self-worth to a beautiful wedding ring, learns a priceless lesson in generosity that will last her a lifetime.

What is it in your life that is holding you back from loving the life God gave you?

5 Ways To Pray When You're Too Stressed To Know How

Sometimes, it takes more faith to fall apart with Jesus than praying for faith to stop it from happening. I began praying new intimate prayers. I began finding spiritual whitespace: making room for rest instead of ignoring my wounding and exhaustion.

As I took the journey to find rest, I uncovered Five Soulful Ways to Pray When You Don't Know How:

How to Know if You're a Good Spouse

When my husband and I returned home from our honeymoon and settled in to our apartment as a married couple, we thought we were prepared, right?

Not so much....

Sweet Spring Desserts

When the scent of fresh blooms begins to fill the air, it’s a sure sign that spring has sprung. It’s the perfect time of year to gather loved ones for a leisurely meal, then linger over dessert as you enjoy this season of refreshment.  Try these creamy, homemade Blueberry Key Lime Cheesecake Bars!

Encourage Healthy Eating Habits in Kids

As a parent, you know that if your child is eating healthy, that goes a long way toward maintaining a healthy weight, increasing energy levels and improving moods while also reducing risk of health problems.  

Set your children on a path to making lifelong nutritious choices with these delicious recipe ideas!

SURPRISE! Best Pregnancy Announcement Reactions!

Parents will never forget the moment they told their family they were having a baby! Especially these parents--who caught the hysterical and heartwarming reactions of their family on video! Here are our all-time favorite reactions of family members finding out their loved ones are having a baby!

1 2 3 4 5 ... Last

Fish Features

View All