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“I don’t know how to structure my day.  I was never taught this growing up. What am I supposed to do all day?”  I’ve got some ideas on where you can start. You’ll need some sort of schedule or routine.  Ask your husband what his priorities are for your day, for you and the children.  Write…

The post Dear Homemaker Who Asks: “What Am I Supposed to do All Day?” appeared first on Confidently Called.

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Do you struggle with joyful and efficient homemaking?  Most women today have at one time or another.  Most weren’t raised to be homemakers and now they find it overwhelming. My mom has been a full-time homemaker for over 50 years and she trained me in that area as I was growing up.  I took all…

The post Elements of Christian Homemaking Course appeared first on Confidently Called.

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“My biggest struggle is figuring out how to create and then how to stay with a daily routine.” This seems to be a fairly common struggle. Perhaps you too weren’t taught the basics of homemaking and how to put it all together.  Many of you reading this today grew up in homes where mom: Did…

The post How to Create *And* Stay with a Daily Routine appeared first on Confidently Called.

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In Jeremiah 15:16 we read about the joy of God’s Word: Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and Thy Word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by Thy name, O LORD God of hosts.” Can I ask you a question? How many consecutive meals…

The post The No-Excuse Approach to Daily Bible Reading appeared first on Confidently Called.

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Having a baby and quitting your job may have made you a stay-at-home mom, but if you’re like a lot of ladies, you still don’t see yourself as a homemaker.  Quite honestly, it’s a rough transition for you, and it feels a little awkward to embrace this role or even list “homemaker” as your job…

The post Yes, You Are a Homemaker appeared first on Confidently Called.

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Your home. Is it peaceful and inviting?  Nurturing and loving? Is it a Christ centered haven, or just a place to do laundry and cook food? Home:  the place in which one’s domestic affections are centered.  Home should be more than just a place to eat and sleep.  Any building can fill that need.  But…

The post What Your Home is to Your Family appeared first on Confidently Called.

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Have you hidden it at times? The fact that you don’t bounce checks, let laundry mold in the washer, or ask your husband to pick up pizza on his way home because you neglected to plan for dinner again? It seems that homemaking is one of those things we Christian ladies are supposed to truly…

The post When You Excel as a Homemaker appeared first on Confidently Called.

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It was an icy January August afternoon. 17° was the high of the day. I was in our home,warm and comfortable. I had no real agenda for the day, nothing terribly pressing, no requirements from anyone. I was free. I was free to cuddle with my little ones, free to talk leisurely with daughters who are quickly becoming young…

The post 7 Ways To Reverence Your Husband Through Homemaking appeared first on Confidently Called.

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Walking into the kitchen this morning, I came across a crumpled paper laying on the floor.  It was a rejected picture from one of the children, clearly meant for the trash can, yet falling short of the desired target. There it sat, 16 inches from it’s intended destination.  And the struggle in my mind arose: Should…

The post When You’re Not Making a Home, But Just Doing Tasks appeared first on Confidently Called.

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If you have ever longed for the simple life lived by our great grandmothers, you’ll enjoy today’s post I wrote for Raising Homemakers.  Here’s an excerpt: We see their hard lives and can be thankful for our many modern conveniences, but at what cost? Those women were absolutely essential to their homes. There was no confusion.…

The post Looking to Bring Simplicity Back to Your Home? appeared first on Confidently Called.

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