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Nurturing Our Kids Spirituality ​

Focus on the Familytons of helpful articles, including nurturing your child’s spiritual life

Joyful Mothers-on Instagram - encouragement for moms, so you have spiritual overflow for your kids.

Keys for Kids-Linda read this for years as a bedtime devotional with her kids, and we all loved it!


Marriage Centered Family:

Sacred Influence, Gary Thomas

Getting Away to Get it Together, Bill and Carolyn Wellons

Love and Respect, Emerson Eggerich

Chief Life Officer: 

(on a smattering of topics!)

Growing Friendships, Tracy Klein

The Shaping of a Christian Family, Elisabeth Elliot

Cleaning House, Kay Wills Wyma

When the Kids are Home From School, Carol Van Klompenburg & Joyce Ellis

Spiritual Training of Children:

The Mission of Motherhood, Sally Clarkson

What Really Matters at Home, John and Susan Yates

Shepherding a Child's Heart, Tedd Tripp

Visionary Parenting, Dr. Rob Rienow

Mothers of Many Styles:

Bittersweet, Shauna Niequist

Please Understand Me, David Keirsey

Mother Styles, Janet Penley and Diane Eble

The Mission of Motherhood, Sally Clarkson

Letters to My Daughters, Barbara Rainey


Five Love Languages, Gary Chapman

One Thousand Gifts, Ann Voskamp


Parenting is Heart Work, Dr. Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller

Parenting with Love and Logic, Foster Cline and Jim Fay

Shepherding a Child’s Heart, Tedd Tripp

The New Dare to Discipline, James C Dobson

Parenting by the Book, John Roseman

Birds and Bees - Sex Education:

Created by God, Dr. James H Ritchie, Jr.

The Birds and the Bees, Without the Butterflies, Traci Lester

Managing Your Emotions:

Managing Your Emotions, Joyce Meyer

Calm my Anxious Heart, Linda Dillow

In the Middle of the Mess, Sheila Walsh

Unseen, Sara Hagerty

Keeping Your Love Alive:

Starting Your Marriage Right, Dennis & Barbara Rainey

Getting Away to Get it Together, Bill and Carolyn Wellons

Love Life for Every Married Couple, Dr. Ed Wheat

No More Headaches, Dr. Juli Slattery


Individual Assessment sites: 

Spiritual Gifts online assessment

Myers-Briggs (Jung Typology) online assessment

Strengthsfinder 2.0 - buy the book and take the online "strengths" assessment

Helpful Websites for marriage and parenting topics:

Focus on the Family

Family Life

Biblical Parenting