Imperfect Tweens

The Best Way to Move from Girl Mom to Mentor

The Best Way to Move from Girl Mom to Mentor

  How many times has your Tween Girl moaned “My life is over” as she storms out of the room? Ahem… how many times today!?!?!?!?! 12 times today and it’s only 10 AM. We are in the transition from little to Tween. She needs a […]

How to Raise Godly Girls to be Pure in Heart

How to Raise Godly Girls to be Pure in Heart

PURE IN HEART To be pure is to be clean, wholesome, and abstain from evil or wrongdoing. In church culture or society, purity typically used in reference to a person’s sexual behavior. It is very common in church culture to have teens take a purity […]

3 Things You Need to Know About Pornography and Your Child

3 Things You Need to Know About Pornography and Your Child

Pornography. Not a topic that is comfortable. We don’t like to talk about it. It’s kept on the ‘down-low’. We don’t know how to talk about it! If we don’t talk about it, then it doesn’t exist. Then it’s not a threat. Until it is. […]

Where I Got Hung Up When My Girls Were Growing Up

Where I Got Hung Up When My Girls Were Growing Up

  Where I Got Hung Up When My Girls Were Growing Up  Raise a godly girl? Raising a girl is hard enough! What does raising a godly girl even mean? Does it mean raising a girl who is loving, joyful, peaceful? Yes, these are all […]

What To Do When Pictures Speak A Thousand Words

What To Do When Pictures Speak A Thousand Words

In the world of Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, how do we raise girls who know their worth? Thousands of pictures scroll before their eyes daily. How can we instill in them the barometer of what is a good picture to post and what is […]

How to Raise Your Bossy Girl to Be a Godly Girl

How to Raise Your Bossy Girl to Be a Godly Girl

  Have you ever known a bossy girl? If not… Hi, I’m Amy, and I’m a bossy girl. 😉 Maybe you are a bossy girl like me. Maybe you have a bossy daughter in your home, too. If not, you likely have been on the receiving […]

Raising Godly Girls: Teach Teens How to Handle a Crush

Raising Godly Girls: Teach Teens How to Handle a Crush

Moms and dads dread the “P” word:puberty. With it comes hormone flux, mood swings, back-talk (or sass), and lots of parents end up cowering in the corner not knowing what to do about it. Especially when it comes to your tween and their crush. You […]

Raising Godly Moms: Your Home is a Training Ground

Raising Godly Moms: Your Home is a Training Ground

  I know what you are probably thinking “my daughters aren’t moms”. But they will be someday. The time to train and impart knowledge of a biblical worldview and unshakable faith to our daughters is fleeting. A majority of us were not raised to be […]

Avoid These 4 Problems You Experience When You Have Sex Before Marriage

Avoid These 4 Problems You Experience When You Have Sex Before Marriage

  Parents: I’ve put together this post to help get the conversation going with your tweens and teens as part of the Raising Godly Girls series. Have your tween/teen read this and then talk about it together. Raising Godly Girls: Avoid These 4 Problems You […]

How to Raise Godly Women Who Have No Regrets

How to Raise Godly Women Who Have No Regrets

How to Raise Godly Women Who Have No Regrets: 4 Truths to Guide My Tweens I have a confession to make: I’m in love with the tween years. Call me crazy, but this little space in time between approximately age 9 and 12, it’s simply […]

Raising Godly Girls: No, Baby, You Do Not Want to Be Famous

Raising Godly Girls: No, Baby, You Do Not Want to Be Famous

  My ten-year-old is starstruck. Not by Justin Bieber or Taylor Swift or any of the usual suspects, praise the Lord, but by a couple of teenage YouTubers. These sweet, smiley twins started out as hairstyle models for their parents’ YouTube show and then spun […]

25+ Resources for Moms Raising Godly Girls

25+ Resources for Moms Raising Godly Girls

25 Resources for Moms Raising Godly Girls 30+ writers who are passionate about parenting girls came together to share with you wisdom and to talk about the tough topics. These posts and resources will help you navigate Biblically parenting your girls today! Sign up below […]

5 Ways to Teach Your Daughter Modesty From the Heart

5 Ways to Teach Your Daughter Modesty From the Heart

If you’ve been a girl mom for any length of time, you’ve probably struggled to find acceptable wardrobe options for her. Skinny jeans, plunging necklines, and pants plastered with saying across the rear abound on the clothing store racks. Costumes for dance recitals seem to […]

Teach Your Godly Girl to Pray for Natural Opportunity

Teach Your Godly Girl to Pray for Natural Opportunity

  Raising Godly Girls: Teach Your Godly Girl to Pray for Natural Opportunity By Emily and Claire Musters  *Today we have the privilege of reading a “faith lived out” Mother & Daughter post from my overseas friend Claire Musters and her lovely daughter Emily!* Emily shares: I have a […]

A Mom’s Fight for Her Girl Who is Cutting: Raising Godly Girls

A Mom’s Fight for Her Girl Who is Cutting: Raising Godly Girls

I’m a mom of a teen who is under attack and struggling for her life. This is what I shared with her recently: When you were eleven, major changes occurred. We moved from Pioneer Village (a somewhat rural area of town) to downtown Louisville, Kentucky. […]

How to Parent a Child Who Pushes Away the Things of God

How to Parent a Child Who Pushes Away the Things of God

How to Parent a Child Who Pushes Away the Things of God The nighttime routine with one sister had been sweet: We had shared highs and lows from the day, said our nightly rote prayers—one of which we wrote together—and then talked and prayed about […]

Don’t Take Score at Halftime When Raising Godly Girls

Don’t Take Score at Halftime When Raising Godly Girls

Don’t Take Score at Halftime! I watch college football for HOURS every weekend. It begins with the Thursday night game and doesn’t end until I’ve checked the new rankings on Sunday mornings. We are Auburn fans here at Underwood Estates—huge Auburn fans. And while my […]

How to Teach Hard Bible Lessons to Your Godly Girl

How to Teach Hard Bible Lessons to Your Godly Girl

Are You Raising a Godly Girl? She is the sweet baby girl you held in your arms. She is the darling of your heart. You wish to protect her innocence and keep her safe. But Mama, a time comes when to do both, you need […]

How to Show Your Godly Girl Respect

How to Show Your Godly Girl Respect

Raising Godly Girls requires respect. Do you Respect your daughters? Of course! For most of us that would be our first response to this question. It was mine, but as I’ve looked more closely at my relationship with my daughters I’ve found that I’m not […]

Raise Godly Girls, Not Stereotypes of the World or Church

Raise Godly Girls, Not Stereotypes of the World or Church

  Anyone who has ever read my blog or listened to my podcast knows that I went through a long phase of legalism during my teen years. The primary way this legalism played out in my own personal life was in my practice of taking […]