8 Game-Changing Mottoes for Christian Parents

Do you ever feel like parenting is chasing down and choppingĀ up your very last brain cell? I sure do. Which is why doing some aspects of parenting on auto-pilot isn't a bad thing. I've found that having parenting mottoes, or phrases I repeat often (my kids might use the phrase ad nauseamĀ if they knew it existed), have a way of keeping me sane while hitting home valuable … [Read more...]

Parenting Without Shame

I don't know about you, but I find "pet shaming" pictures hilarious. You've seen them. They're the ones that show something like a dog next to a chewed up tube of diaper rash ointment, and the dog is wearing a sign around its neck saying, "I ate a tube of Desitin and barfed all over the new carpet during my family's dinner party." The funny thing to me is that the dog … [Read more...]

50 Alternatives to “Fifty Shades”

As you've probably heard, the movie Fifty Shades of Grey is opening in theaters tomorrow. It's not a movie we at Satisfaction Through Christ recommend you see, so we thought we'd provide you with some ideas of things you and your husband, kids, friends, or church family can do together instead. Here are 50 alternatives to seeing Fifty Shades of Grey. Have fun! 1. Read a … [Read more...]

Oh Behave! ~ Training Your Child to Behave in Church

  ...they all walked sedately into the church. The first clang of the bell rang out when they were on the steps. After that, there was nothing to do but sit still till the sermon was over. It was two hours long. Almanzo's legs ached and his jaw wanted to yawn, but he dared not yawn or fidget. He must sit perfectly still and never take his eyes from the preacher's … [Read more...]

What to REALLY Expect as a Mom

This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for supporting STC in such a tangible way. Many of you have probably read at least one of the books in the What to Expect series. From prenatal nutrition to childhood development, this series is the go-to resource of many parents when it comes to...well, what to expect! Here's my version...the cold, hard, wonderful … [Read more...]