Isn’t Christianity Against Diversity?

By Rebecca McLaughlin | August 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

Note from Barbara: One of the best things about summer is the more relaxed schedule that allows for more of my favorite activity: reading great books!  And I love sharing titles with my friends, so this summer you will find lots of guest posts coming your way by authors of books I eagerly recommend reading […]

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Heart Identity Matters

By Barbara Rainey | July 12, 2021 | 28 Comments

Opening an old journal I read some words I had written many years before: “I really wanted to go to the meetings this morning, but here I am in our apartment being a mother. Mothering doesn’t stop. Children’s needs don’t stop. Sick kids can’t be delegated. So once again I’m isolated and he, my husband, […]

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50 Character Qualities We Hoped to Teach Our Children

By Barbara Rainey | June 21, 2021 | 7 Comments

You’re getting your child’s classroom syllabus for all the benchmarks he’ll be required to know over the next months for science, math, art, and history. Wouldn’t it be nice to know what you needed to teach him for knowing God better? Dennis and I made a list of 50 qualities we hoped to teach our children before […]

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Summer Bucket List: 30 Ideas to Try This Summer

By Janel Breitenstein | June 17, 2021 | 1 Comment

  Janel is a dear friend to Ever Thine Home and has contributed many blog posts over the years. Her writing is very whimsical and yet also full of wisdom. She is a mom to four kids so she is no stranger to the challenges of summer and the pressure to keep little ones entertained. […]

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The Delight of Reading with Your Kids + What’s in My Mimi Bag!

By Barbara Rainey | May 24, 2021 | 21 Comments

“Now I will go and find my mother!” he said. “Are you my mother?” he said to the kitten. “Are you my mother?” he said to the hen?” Ah, the familiarity and comfort of bedtime stories. While I have given many of our shelves full of children’s books to our kids to read to their […]

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