Our Favorite Blog Posts from 2014

Picks From Around the Blogosphere in Five Family Friendly Categories!


Our 2014 Favorites | Picks from around the Blogisphere in 5 Family-Friendly Categories! | Satisfaction Through Christ


We hope you enjoy these great posts from favorite blogs in 2014! Below are five picks from five family-friendly categories. Enjoy!


Top Parenting Posts from 2014



I love this epic list of 95 Ways to Show Your Child Love from Busy Being Blessed!

My Joy Filled Life‘s, Tips for Laying Your Homeschool Foundation really spoke to the stage my little family is in.

Accidentally Green has a great post about Creating A Baby-Safe World that lists some great resources, along with answers to common questions.

Why I Homeschool in the Afternoon from Sallie Borrink Learning is a short post that reminds moms it’s okay to homeschool in your own way.

Mandi delivers good food for thought with her post Learning to Fight (and Why We Argue in Front of our Kids) on her blog Life Your Way.


Family Finance Picks



Bible Money Matters scored a place on our list for their post about 5 Types of Financial Resources for Stay-At-Home Moms.

A really hip blog, Luke 1428, won a spot with a celebratory post that shared Top 10 Proverbs About Money.

Julie, from Wise Bread, hit on a topic more and more of us are interested in with 4 Cheap, Easy Ways to Invest your first $1,000.

Kendra, from A Proverbs 31 Wife, hit on a favorite topic of mine with 15 Rewards Programs that Every Mom Should Know About.

A long-time favorite, Christian PF (personal finance), shared the super encouraging, 7 Ways God is Working In Your Finances. (Psst: As a bonus, here is a guest post I wrote for Christian PF a looong time ago that you might like!)


Adoption Blog Posts from 2014



A quick read from Jason of the Sparrow Fund, The Beauty and Brokenness of Foster Care, is a true thought that we all should absorb.

Y’all know Abby already, from Making Room 4 One More. We loved her post on 8 Adoption Fundraiser Ideas.

Touching on a tough facet of infertility, Our Not So Engineered Life shared the tender-hearted post, Should We Tell Our Secret?

Adoption.com shared a post that tore my heart up big time – the hard-to-read (because it’s true) – The Forgotten: Aging Out of the Foster Care System.

Lauren, of Mercy Ink, shared what I think will become a long time favorite post, Hope for the Wait: Bible Verses for Waiting Adoptive Parents.


Marriage Blog Posts from 2014



A perfect post in time for Valentine’s Day, Heat Up Your Marriage + Free Printables, from A Virtuous Woman is a fun post!

Loved this Q&A style post from Shaunti Feldhan’s blog about Being All In. Can’t stress enough how true this is!

Kaylene, from Faithful Feat, is a favorite blogger and her post 5 Ways to Protect Your Husband’s Heart is at the top of my list.

A marriage post from a man’s perspective, Why Romance is Dangerous Business…For Husbands from the Time Warp Wife is worth a read!

I loved, loved, loved Crosswalk’s post, How to Be a “Wow” Wife!


Top Homemaking Posts of 2014



I really enjoyed Richly Rooted‘s post, How To Meal Plan When You Don’t Have Time.

To Love, Honor, and Vacuum shared a great post for SAHM’s, 10 Ways to Banish the Stay-At-Home-Mom Blues.

A round-up style post, 45 Real Food Slow Cooker Meals is a great read for busy moms interested in real food, from Keeper of the Home.

Another favorite blogger, Jami from Young Wife’s Guide, shared Setting the Atmosphere in the Home for God’s Glory. It’s a must read!

The Humbled Homemaker shared a great post with 5 Healthy Habits for Moms.


Did you have a favorite blog post from 2014? Something that made a huge impact on you? Use the comments below to share with us!


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Shirley spends her days fulfilling her purpose of biblical homemaking and motherhood. She is wild about her husband, Paul, who shares her passion for encouraging young marriages. Together they are wading into a homesteading life on a few acres in south Georgia.


    • says

      Hilary, thanks for putting that Baby-Safe World post together. I think I’ve made it through most of the links now. I’ve loved a lot of your posts; thanks for all you do!

    • says

      Glad to feature it Erin. I thought it was a great take on healthiness for moms. Sometimes we tend to neglect ourselves in pursuit of our families. 🙂

  1. says

    I don’t think I’ve been featured in a favorites post before! 🙂 It was a blessing to see so many great articles, and I am so honored to see my post among them. Thank you! Happy new year! 🙂

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