Friends and Family

What is a family? Sometimes your family includes friends who stand by you in every season of life. The heart of your family might also be your marriage, or the meaning and purpose you derive from parenting, caregiving, or even loving the pets who never let you down.

Family photos and family memories

5 Tips for Creating Great Family Photos

Moments big and small that should be captured for future generations

Fining forgotten military heroes in your family

Finding Forgotten Military Heroes in the Family

This Memorial Day, don’t overlook those close to you who have served their country.

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Family photo as prayer

How a Family Photo Inspires Prayer

Documenting a wonderfully vital, creative, happy family–and feeling gratitude to God.

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Called to serve in the military.

When God Calls You to a Task

Being in the middle of God’s will doesn’t exempt us from struggle or difficulty. But you’re never alone.

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Simplify your to do list.

How to Simplify Your ‘To Do’ List

When you say “yes” to everything, what’s important takes a back seat. Some thoughts on time management, learned from the military.

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This Bride Traded in Bouquets for Puppies

This Bride Traded in Bouquets for Puppies

This North Carolina bride decided to ditch flowers and carry adoptable puppies during a bridal photo shoot.

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5 Money-Saving Tips for Single Moms

5 Money-Saving Tips for Single Moms

While these tips are written with single moms in mind, almost anyone can save more money with a little organizing, budgeting and internet savvy--and make a little more, too!

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A military mom returns home after deployment.

How Faith Keeps Hope Alive

Military families know that hope takes work and perseverance, especially when a loved one is deployed.

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Teacher's Inspiring Maternity Leave Photo Goes Viral

Teacher's Inspiring Maternity Leave Photo Goes Viral

This pregnant elementary school teacher didn't let going into labor stop her from doing her job. 

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Danita shares a tender moment with son Caleb

A Mother's Prayer for Her Child's Health

Her youngest son was born with impaired hearing and then diagnosed with a form of epilepsy. How could she help him bear such a heavy burden?

A young mother reading a bedtime story to her daughter.

In Praise of Those Who Mother

Mother's Day isn't exclusively to mothers, but to those who are proactive in the responsibility of "mothering".

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A military mom's faith overcomes doubt.

Letting Joy Defeat Dread

During her son’s last weeks of deployment, an anxious military mom learns to let her faith take charge.

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A Mother’s Selfless Love and Prayers

A Mother’s Selfless Love and Prayers

Never giving up on a wayward son yields a joyous outcome.

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Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen at an Hilarity for Charity event

Hilarity for Charity and Home Instead Senior Care Grant Program Helps Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen, founders of Hilarity for Charity, are giving back in a special way, teaming with the Home Instead Senior Care Network to provide in-home care grants to Alzheimer's caregivers.

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