Phone Monitoring App
February 2nd, 2020
We frequently get questions from members of The Joyful Stepmom Facebook community about phone monitoring apps. To assist in protecting your family, we wanted to share some resources. A book I real...  Read More
by Emily Jordan
Christmas Letter 2019
December 16th, 2019
Merry Christmas, Joyful Stepmoms!Each Christmas I send a card to the stepmoms or ministries I've connected with and prayed for during the past year. However, at this point our group has grown so much ...  Read More
by Emily Jordan
Review: The Jesus Bible Artist Edition
December 11th, 2019
As a member of the Bible Gateway Blogger Grid,  I received this copy of The Jesus Bible Artist Edition NIV as a free review copy. When I saw the review opportunity for this Women's Bible, I couldn't r...  Read More
by Emily Jordan
Another Way
December 10th, 2019
The Joyful Stepmom verse for 2019 Our verse for this year brings focus back to why we work so hard at The Joyful Stepmom. There are plenty of places online to find advice for stepmoms. Do a search on ...  Read More
by Emily Jordan
An Evening with Mark Gregston
September 4th, 2019
I had the opportunity to attend a parenting seminar with speaker Mark Gregston. Mark is the founder of Parening Today's Teens through Heartlight Ministries.I'm not sure when I first stumbled across Pa...  Read More
by Emily Jordan
Review: NIrV Illustrated Holy Bible for Kids
August 28th, 2019
As a member of the Bible Gateway Blogger Grid, I am so pleased to have received a copy of this Bible for Kids.  I received this copy of The NIrV Illustrated Holy Bible for Kids as a free review copy. ...  Read More
by Emily Jordan
Summer is a State of Heart
June 4th, 2019
I wrote this piece for a past Better Than Blended newsletter. Check out their website for great blended family resources!Summer! It should make us think of sunshine, lazy days, the ice cream truck and...  Read More
by Emily Jordan
Stay Planted
April 30th, 2019
I know it's hard, Sister. I know the days are rough and the nights are full of staring at the ceiling with worry. I've had seasons where things are ok...and I hold my breathe for that next shoe to fal...  Read More
by Emily Jordan
Boundaries: Drawing the Lot Lines
April 2nd, 2019
Yesterday we had a survey done of the yard. Two men came out to the house on a blustery, cold day and took the measurements. They stuck little pink flags at the corners of the lot. The pink flags let ...  Read More
by Emily Jordan
Reading the Bible Out Loud
March 9th, 2019
Picture it's your first time coming to small group at church. You picked a comfy chair, they leader has gone around the room to introduce everyone. And now we're digging into the material. The book st...  Read More
by Emily Jordan
Marked Moments
March 1st, 2019
In The Joyful Stepmom Facebook group we like to do Bible studies together. Right now, we are not formally going through a book. But so many of us are reading  "It's Not Supposed to be This Way" by Lys...  Read More
by Emily Jordan
Crash Course: Lock down your Profile
February 14th, 2019
I am by no means a tech savvy, social media guru. But I know enough to find my way around, click here and there to figure a few things out. I'm sure you feel very secure right now. Ha!We have had a nu...  Read More
by Emily Jordan
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