Weekend Links


   Dear First Time Mom who is Waiting for Labor to Start  @ The Humbled Homemaker Dear Mom in the Church Nursery @ Intentional by Grace 7 Promises from God when You're Struggling with Anxiety @  Sage Garden Care Center How to Teach Your Child How to Have Self-Control Over Their Thoughts @ The Purposeful Mom Productive Mom Day! {A peek behind the scenes} @ Simply Rebekah Type B Continue Reading

From My Bookshelf to Yours: What I Read in January

From My Bookshelf to Yours What I Read in January - Intentional By Grace

I didn't create a reading list for this year. Instead, I challenged myself to a reading challenge. You can read more about my 2015 Reading Challenge here. This month I challenged myself to read at least one book on grace, but as I expected, I didn't read just one book. Because I love hearing what other people are reading, I thought it would be fun to share what I read this month. Here's the Continue Reading

You Will Find Rest for Your Souls


By contributing writer, Ami My fingers and toes were ice, but my face was flushed and hot. Wrapped in a blanket, wearing several layers, including socks and slippers, I could not get warm. The tell tale signs were like stealth fighters. spies on a covert mission. Try as I might to thwart them, I merely slowed their progress. The tactic changed. It was a full-on frontal assault, a barrage of Continue Reading

Treasures of Grace: Deals and Freebies to Help You Live for Him

Are you looking for deals and freebies to help you in your Christian walk? Check out Treasures for Grace! A new feature of IntentioanlByGrace.com to find free and cheap resources to help you live for Him!

Each Tuesday, I share deals and freebies from around the web that will help you be intentional in your Christian walk. If you have a deal or freebie you would like included, you just need to submit a deal. It’s so easy! Are You Subscribed to My Deals and Freebies Newsletter? Enter Your Email Address Signing up for the Treasures of Grace email updates will ensure you get Continue Reading

ABC Read-Aloud Challenge

Join the free ABC read-aloud challenge! Read one book a day to your child for 26 days! Plus get lots of ideas for books to read aloud for each letter of the alphabet!

Did you know that only 60% of parents with children under five years old read to their children everyday? I confess that I don't read to my children every single day. I want to, and I actually love reading to them, but life happens. We get busy. We get sick. We get lazy. Every once in a while, I have to reset my priorities and discipline myself to read with my children. Are you Continue Reading

Weekend Links

Emily Dickinson Quote

   My Bible Reading Plan {and why you shouldn't follow it} @ Gospel Homemaking How to Advocate for Educated, Not Fear-Based Choices @ Modern Alternative Mama "But I'm Too Tired to Workout!" Exercise Tips for Exhausted Mamas @ Keeper of the Home Seeing Setbacks as a Godsend @ Raising Arrows Books to Help you Pursue Racial Reconciliation @ The Village Church 3 Simple Ways to be Continue Reading

Are You Drinking Enough Water?

are you drinking enough water

One of the most important things that you can do for your health is to increase the amount of water you drink. Increasing your water intake is a healthy change that is simple and doable for anyone no matter how far along on your journey you are! Water is essential to life. Did you know that you can only live a mere few days without it? Isn't that fascinating? Facts that you need to know about Continue Reading

How to Make a Prayer Notebook

Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Your Own Prayer Notebook!

A few months ago, I shared with you that my prayer life was a mess. Since then I've been taking steps to be more intentional about my prayer life. What's really amazing is that not only has my prayer life improved drastically in the last few months, but my daily devotion time with the Lord has too! What did I do? I created a prayer notebook! My prayer notebook is set up to walk me through Continue Reading

The Truth that Changed My Parenting Attitude

The Truth That Changed My Parenting Attitude - Intentional By Grace

Parenting. It humbles me. It stops me in my tracks. It brings me to my knees and to the end of myself. Everyday I fail. I lose my temper. I parent in exasperated exhaustion, choosing the easiest solution rather than going to the Lord for renewed strength. Last night, Sam did something he had never done before. Something wrong. Something that scared me because this path he is on leads Continue Reading

5 Things to Do Daily to Keep Clutter At Bay

keep clutter at bay

By contributing writer, Victoria  I love the New Year... it's a fresh start, a time to start anew and a season to review your purpose and set some goals for the year ahead. One of the biggest goals that many people have this time of year is to de-clutter and finally get organized. You could spend a whole day (or in some cases, a whole week or more) purging, cleaning and organizing your home Continue Reading