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Christian Mommy Blogger is for Sale {and Here’s Why}

CMB for sale

Leigh Ann took her toddler boy to the beach last summer. While playing, he would pick up the sand and look at it piled in his hands, palms wide open. To his left, his cousin would scoop sand into his little boy hands and then squeeze his hands together. The sand would pour out through the inevitable hole that formed from squeezing too tightly. The analogy here is that, no matter what we plan or … [Read more...]

Fellowship Fridays #64

fellowship fridays

It's such a blessing to us to read through all your Fellowship Fridays posts each week! Featured Post Do you have a favorite way to involve your child in serving? Last week From This Kitchen Table shared a fantastic service project for preschoolers! Welcome to Week 64 of Fellowship Fridays! Here is a reminder about the hashtags: In an effort to create community and help you be a MORE … [Read more...]

How to Embed a Tweet

How to Embed a Tweet

I love having the ability to embed a tweet after our monthly Twitter chats. We want to share what you said with everyone, and we want to make the action of following you, replying, or retweeting easy for the readers. This keeps the tweet "live" while in your post. Meaning you can click on any of the little pictures and time stamps within the tweet. Want to know what I mean? Hover over … [Read more...]

Fellowship Fridays #63

fellowship fridays

It's such a blessing to us to read through all your Fellowship Fridays posts each week! Featured Post If you've been around here for long, you know that we think WordPress is the best platform for your blog. MamaGab  shared why and how she moved from Blogger to WordPress, and what she thinks now that she's made the switch (she even linked to our 31 Days to a More Reader Friendly Blog … [Read more...]

Plan Your Content {Get Your Blog Ready for the Holidays}

This is step 2 of our 5 Steps to Get Your Blog Ready for the Holidays. Check them all out here. Yesterday we were setting our priorities. We did an exercise to help us figure out how often we should post and reminded ourselves to cling to grace for our posting schedule! How often should we blog during the holidays? Check. Plan our content? Um..... So let's start there. What are you … [Read more...]

How Often Should You Blog During the Holidays? {Get Your Blog Ready for the Holidays}

Holiday Blogging CMB

We had a very awesome Twitter party last Tuesday. We chatted all things holidays and we can't wait to share the wealth of information that you all had to share and what we gleaned from it! Today we are tackling the question: "How often should you blog during the holidays?" Are you planning to blog more or less during the holidays? I try to blog regularly regardless of the season - several … [Read more...]

Fellowship Fridays #62

fellowship fridays

It's such a blessing to us to read through all your Fellowship Fridays posts each week! Featured Post Have you ever thought when you write that your words are a form of art? Victoria from Creative Home Keeper shared how she came to this realization in I Am Making Art…And So Are You. Just beautiful! Welcome to Week 62 of Fellowship Fridays! Here is a reminder about the hashtags: In an … [Read more...]

I Pray This Verse for You…

2 Thes. 2-9-10

Sweet Sister, I often get buried in the tech side of things. I forget on a very regular basis the blessing it is to have you (yes, YOU) in my life. You read my writing. You hear my words. You follow my tweets, updates, and tips. Where am I leading you? I pray you are lead closer to God's truth. I pray you are challenged to read the Word everyday. To first go to HIM and HIS truth, before … [Read more...]

Fellowship Fridays #61

fellowship fridays

It's such a blessing to us to read through all your Fellowship Friday posts each week! Featured Post Gabby from MamaGab shared her thoughts on Halloween and how her family chooses to handle it: "I don’t think it’s easy to come up with a hard and fast rule on Halloween and how Christians should respond to it, but one thing I do know: So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for … [Read more...]

Check Your Page Load Time {31 Days to a More Reader Friendly Blog}

Page Load Time

Today is day 29 of our 31 Days to a More Reader Friendly Blog series! Check out all of the posts here. Nothing makes your blog less reader friendly than a blog that simply doesn't open. Tap-tap-tap. And we are waiting. No, not waiting anymore. We are moving on. There went your reader. Sad day! OR, you could make your blog a more reader friendly blog by checking your page load time! Why do … [Read more...]