Tag: Tween Parenting

6 Ways to Help Godly Girls with Discouragement or Depression

6 Ways to Help Godly Girls with Discouragement or Depression

“Mom, I really am OK!” I heard my daughter respond once again to my questioning of how she was doing. It had been a rough spring. In Florida during what should have been a fun-filled Spring Break, we discovered she had broken her right foot. Her left had been […]

How to be Strong Enough to Stand for Purity in an Anything Goes Culture

How to be Strong Enough to Stand for Purity in an Anything Goes Culture

In four months my daughter will get married. Her journey through adolescence was similar to other girls. Somedays she had to endure ridicule and name calling for not giving in. And others days she was praised and applauded for saying no. When I told her […]

Raising Strong Girls: 88 Acts of Independence and Adventure

Raising Strong Girls: 88 Acts of Independence and Adventure

Recently, a friend told me I have six more summers with my daughter. Six. Six summers until we are outfitting my girl’s dorm room. Six summers until the world calls her an adult. Six summers until my girl no longer bounces around our house chomping […]

Raising Godly Girls: Do You See His Grace?

Raising Godly Girls: Do You See His Grace?

  This may be the most cliche thing I can say as a Mom, but I’m going to say it anyway. I wouldn’t trade one day of raising my teen girls for anything. I’ll take each mood swing, each time they talk back, each sweet […]

How an Eating Disorder and a Horse Named “Raven” Changed My Life

How an Eating Disorder and a Horse Named “Raven” Changed My Life

Part of a Father’s story while Raising Godly Girls… The horse named Raven is spectacular. A rather large girl, well over 1200 lbs. and covered in a shaggy long black winter coat of hair, tapering to huge hooves. She is a Percheron, complete with an […]

9 Important Bible Verses For Girls About Self Worth

9 Important Bible Verses For Girls About Self Worth

  Is it hard to be a girl in today’s culture? Perhaps. With being a teen or tween, secular expectations on what to look like, what to wear, what to value and the rush to grow up is overwhelming. As a girl, tween or teen, […]

Raising Godly Girls: Help Bring Hope to the Hurting

Raising Godly Girls: Help Bring Hope to the Hurting

For the past few years, God has placed a burden on my heart for teens who are hurting. But it wasn’t until now that I’ve really wanted to do something about it and reach out to others. Through social media and online research, I’ve learned […]

Raising Godly Girls in a ‘Bachelorette’ Society

Raising Godly Girls in a ‘Bachelorette’ Society

As you strive to continue raising godly girls, I encourage you to teach them the difference between courting and dating. Though I believe the Lord had a plan for my life, I also believe that if I had truly understood the clear difference between the […]

Raising Godly Girls: Should they be Nurturing?

Raising Godly Girls: Should they be Nurturing?

Is it okay to be nurturing? It used to be a given that girls were the sweet and caring ones. A hundred years ago, nobody discouraged girls from mothering their little baby dolls and dreaming of marriage. But today, our girls are growing up in […]

What’s The Most Important Thing To Teach Your Daughter?

What’s The Most Important Thing To Teach Your Daughter?

Question: What’s the most important thing (ever) you could teach your daughter? Not to talk to strangers? To be kind and considerate to others? To value and protect her purity? How to cook? All important for raising Godly girls. (The cooking one’s a bonus!) BUT […]

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. […]

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!   ♥ Compared […]