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Happy Father‘s Day!! Today we thought we’d bring you something from a good friend. Allow me to introduce you to Joel Waldman. When you imagine a strong, kind, loving man of God, that’s exactly what Joel is! We’ve only known each other for a couple of years, but our friendship has grown fast. Joel and […]

Trusting God to Lead, One Step at a Time

Little girl at graveyard

This Mother’s Day, as we celebrate the wonderful mother’s in our lives, we are also not blind to the fact that this day has great potential to bring a longing for the mother who has left us; the mothers who were gone too soon. The sting and the yearning it can bring to our days […]

Mothering Through Loss | Navigating Motherhood Without A Mother

tired mother working

Calling all Husbands, Fathers, family members, children, grandparents, mom-tribe friends, and anyone else this may concern this Mother’s Day: Still haven’t gotten anything for the woman who gave life to those little angels you call your offspring yet? Let me remind you – Mother’s Day is in 3 days! And this year, it’s not on […]

Tending To The Tired Mom In Your Life This Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day 2020: The year every mom deserved a one-way ticket to Tahiti, favorite snacks in hand, and unlimited spa credit upon her arrival. While you’re at it, cue the iced, fruity drinks with cute umbrellas delivered to her poolside, too. K? Thanks. Sound about right, mama? Though I’d miss my little ones clinging to […]

Mother’s Day 2020: The Year Every Mom Deserved…

Mother's Day Card on Desk

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we’ve put together some pretty fantastic, real-life FREE digital Mother’s Day Cards! If there was ever a time to celebrate a mother – it’s in the middle of a global pandemic, where she’s working around the clock within the walls of her home, most likely doubting every move […]

FREE (And Seriously Awesome) Mother’s Day Printable Cards (Instant Download)

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“Have a routine,” they said, “It will be easier,” they said. The first month of shelter-at-home came and went, and here we are, still in it. In the middle of a 2-month (or more) “Shelter in Place” order to stay home here in the Mitten state, and many states nationwide… Running out of indoor activities, […]

100 Virtual, Educational Activities To Help You Stay Home, Stay Safe, and Stay Sane!

I’ve been thinking for some time now about our roles in society. Our cultural “norms” when it comes to marriage. Specifically when it comes to help. More specifically, for us men. Why are so many household chores just assumed? What are these presumed gender roles that so many of us are taught (intentionally or unintentionally)? […]

I Don’t Help My Wife

Mother and Son holding hands

Every fall, since even before our kids were born, Matt and I would go to apple orchards, and pick our own apples to eat and devour in my favorite season of all here in Michigan. This tradition has continued on as we’ve had children, and it’s something we look forward to as a family every […]

Cultivating The Fruits Of The Spirit In Your Home | How To Bear Fruit

Christmas is officially LESS THAN A WEEK AWAY!! Can you believe it?!? Do you have your presents bought yet? What about wrapped? Yea, me neither…BUT, check out these awesome Christmas gift tags we have for you! I don’t know about you, but we’re pretty excited over here at the Mager household! And at the risk […]

Snarky Minimalist Christmas Gift Tags (with free printable download!)

If you’re not establishing your family traditions, who is? Family traditions go beyond the magic of the holidays and are present in our everyday lives, even if we don’t always give them a name. Traditions strengthen the bond of a family, establish connection, provide a source of identity, teach values, and offer comfort and security […]

Establishing Family Traditions (Or Eliminating Them)

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