•                 Hello, fellow mothers of little men things!            This is the place where we can talk about and navigate th...
    Introduction: Welcome Moms of ...
    By Heather James
    July 03rd, 2014

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • It isn’t yet 7 a.m. and they’re beating each other with Wii sports attachments. Sure, they’re made of foam, but I know they’ll manage to mak...
    It isn’t yet 7 a.m.
    By Heather James
    July 10th, 2014

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • I bought one of those live butterfly gardens, which starts out as a cup of caterpillars and is supposed to turn into five butterflies. Although I’...
    How a Butterfly Habitat Helps ...
    By Heather James
    July 17th, 2014

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • When I had my first boy child, I was naïve. I figured I had absolute control over how this little wriggly, peeing-on-the-blinds baby would turn out....
    Gun Play - Yay or Nay?
    By Heather James
    July 24th, 2014

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • One day I was standing at my sink breathing in the morning and gearing up for a day of homeschooling my 3 boys. I put my hand in the pocket of my robe...
    There's a Noodle In My Pocket
    By Alison Everill
    August 07th, 2014

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • It’s not for a lack of ability, smarts, or charisma, I’ll tell you that much. It is something more subtle than that, something inherently greedy a...
    Why I told my son he could nev...
    By Heather James
    July 31st, 2014

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • I'm not a fan of taking my boys with me to the vet for the simple fact that they act more rabid than most animals. But our dog was sick, and I nabbed t...
    The Pure Torture of Corn Chowd...
    By Heather James
    August 14th, 2014

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • I was reading an article by a father of three young boys, a man who was trying to shunt conventional wisdom with the excuse that he was tired. He said...
    Here, hold his feet; I got his...
    By Heather James
    August 21st, 2014

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • The only thing I have to add to the criteria of picking the right teacher for your son is make sure she has a son herself or has been around boys for ...
    PICKING OUT YOUR SON’S TEACH...
    By Heather James
    August 28th, 2014

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • I’ve been wondering why my six-year-old son can’t behave the same way for teachers as he does for me. Usually, it’s the other way around where ...
    The Misbehaving Student
    By Heather James
    September 04th, 2014

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • “I’m bored, there’s nothing to do.” This is what I heard when we were camping last weekend. We intentionally left behind the electronics exce...
    Boys in the Wild to Settle 'Em ...
    By Heather James
    September 11th, 2014

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • We had three sisters, the husbands, and eight kids in one house for a weekend in the mountains. The lot of cousins immediately took to the woods and...
    The Stick Fort Wars
    By Heather James
    September 18th, 2014

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • I've had a respite from organized youth sports for a few years. It was nice. Had the boys in music lessons. No more cold morning games or hot afterno...
    The Parent-Beasts of Organized...
    By Heather James
    September 25th, 2014

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • It isn’t yet 7 a.m. and they’re beating each other with Wii sports attachments. Sure, they’re made of foam, but I know they’ll manage to make ...
    It Isn't Yet 7 a.m.
    By Heather James
    October 02nd, 2014

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  •  The day he was born, I looked deep into his beautiful eyes and said, "I think you are wonnnn...derrrrr...ful." And I did.I still do. Even though I h...
    He Thinks I'm Wonderful
    By Shelley Hendrix
    October 09th, 2014

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • 3 Ground Rules for Life-Giving MomsWhen my four daughters were younger, I made up a cheer that we would recite at different times: “Two, four, six, ...
    3 Ground Rules for Life-Giving...
    By Sue Detweiler
    December 04th, 2014

    Moms of Grade School Girls, Moms of Grade School Boys
  • 3 Things Every Life-Giving Mom Needs ~Every life-giving mom has issues. Every mom since Eve has sinned against her sons and daughters. Eve was placed...
    3 Things Every Life-Giving Mom...
    By Sue Detweiler
    December 11th, 2014

    Moms of Grade School Girls, Moms of Grade School Boys
  • Choices of a Life-Giving Mom ~Every Life-Giving Mom faces daily choices of how she is going to respond to the struggles of her child. Sometimes these ...
    Choices of a Life-Giving Mom
    By Sue Detweiler
    December 18th, 2014

    Moms of Grade School Girls, Moms of Grade School Boys
  • You Can Do It! ~Everyone needs help on the sidelines. Everyone needs a cheerleader when it get’s tough. Everyone needs someone to whisper in their e...
    You Can Do It!
    By Sue Detweiler
    December 25th, 2014

    Moms of Grade School Girls, Moms of Grade School Boys
  • I was at the grocery store, waiting on some take home pizza. The day was Good Friday, and nothing says holy day like the buzz and pandemonium of an ov...
    Top Reasons to Be Glad You Hav...
    By Heather James
    January 08th, 2015

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • After months of hoarding the boys’ birthday and Christmas money they’d received, cash and gifts cards given by family members, we accumulated a ni...
    Dogs Are Easier Than Kids, So ...
    By Heather James
    February 05th, 2015

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • We’re finally able to take longer car trips. For years, we’ve been staying in a 1 1/2, 2-hour driving radius because the kids were too young, still...
    Road Trip - Rite of Passage
    By Heather James
    January 22nd, 2015

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • Much of my parenting years were random attempts to get it right, yet never feeling like I could.How about you?But what would your life look like if yo...
    10 Things Every Mom Should Ask...
    By Stephanie Shott
    January 15th, 2015

    Moms of Grade School Girls, Moms of Grade School Boys
  • Do you ever feel like you’re just too tired to be Mom? You know that feeling when you know you should say “No” but it’s just easier to say ...
    6 Things To Do When You're Too ...
    By Stephanie Shott
    January 29th, 2015

    Moms of Grade School Girls, Moms of Grade School Boys
  • They say that when you become a parent, you learn about God from a whole new perspective. You begin to understand the love God the Father has for us, ...
    Welcomed with Mercy & Love
    By Amy Kannel
    February 12th, 2015

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • The Boogeyman, the monsters under the bed and the hideous looking clown from a friend’s birthday party – they’re all so scary. Especially for a ...
    Help Your Children Overcome Th...
    By Stephanie Shott
    February 19th, 2015

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • My desire to have three boys and three girls didn’t last long. After my first son was born I quickly decided that I wanted to be a boy mom. No girls...
    5 Things I LOVE About Being a ...
    By Stephanie Shott
    February 26th, 2015

    Moms of Grade School Boys, Moms of Teen Boys
  • This infographic from OnlineSchools.com explores data on the technology-saturated environment in which our kids and teens are growing up. Things sure ...
    Our Millennial Children
    By Jim & Lynne Jackson
    February 26th, 2015

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • “You know, Jill,” my Acteen leader said, “In everything your family endured, I never once heard you say a negative word about anyone.” You di...
    Be Careful With Little Ears
    By Jill McSheehy
    March 12th, 2015

    Moms of Grade School Girls, Moms of Grade School Boys
  • “He hit me!!!” “She took my marker!” Have you ever thought – “I am just refereeing 24-7, and I certainly have better things to do with m...
    Are You Expecting Your Kids to...
    By Jim & Lynne Jackson
    March 19th, 2015

    Moms of Grade School Girls, Moms of Grade School Boys
  • Brian and Jana were very concerned about how much work it was to get their 8-year-old son, Brady, to do much of anything – look up from his book whe...
    When Kids Stay Irresponsible
    By Jim & Lynne Jackson
    March 26th, 2015

    Moms of Grade School Boys
  • Every Life-Giving Mom needs help. My baby was only 5 weeks old when I was in a desperate situation... “Get my baby out!” I screamed with a raspy v...
    Every Life-Giving Mom Needs to...
    By Sue Detweiler
    April 02nd, 2015

    Moms of Grade School Girls, Moms of Grade School Boys
  • The Morning After the FireMiraculously, my 5-week-old daughter and I were saved from the fire. We spent a long, weary night in the hospital as the doc...
    After the Fire - 5 Ways We Wer...
    By Sue Detweiler
    April 09th, 2015

    Moms of Grade School Girls, Moms of Grade School Boys
  • A Life-Giving Mom Overcomes the Hard Situations. Desperation is a driving force in our lives to seek change. It is during the pressure-cooker seasons ...
    3 Ways a Life-Giving Mom Overc...
    By Sue Detweiler
    April 16th, 2015

    Moms of Grade School Girls, Moms of Grade School Boys
  • Hoping that God's promise would be real in my daily life, I was in a battle. Every mom that I know desires to be the best mom in world, but often she f...
    God's Promise for the Daily Lif...
    By Sue Detweiler
    April 23rd, 2015

    Moms of Grade School Girls, Moms of Grade School Boys
  • The Battle for your Thoughts and Emotions If you were to write about your most raw moment of unguarded thoughts, how would you feel? Exposed? Vulnera...
    The Battle Within: Overcoming ...
    By Sue Detweiler
    April 30th, 2015

    Moms of Grade School Girls, Moms of Grade School Boys