Prayer of Jabez for the Year
January 16th, 2021
Last year, our pastor began 2020 encouraging us to pray the Prayer of Jabez every day. It felt like a great challenge! Scary, actually! Enlarge my territory? I'm not sure I want to pray for that.Then ...  Read More
by Emily Jordan
Help for Remote Learning!
September 11th, 2020
Stepmoms, I'm excited to share this resource for you! A few weeks ago I saw Heather Hetchler do an IG video that she would be working on some school and COVID resources. I reached out and said "Please...  Read More
by Emily Jordan
Be Still
August 7th, 2020
Do we have any gardeners? Or wannabes like me?This is my patio and each summer I throw seeds in this flower bed and hope for the best. My husband waters and weeds, and at the end of summer let's me ta...  Read More
by Emily Jordan
Morning Devotional Encouragement
June 28th, 2020
The past couple months have been trying on the mind and heart. We're all dealing with a little extra stress in light of recent world events. If you're like me, routine has gone completely out the wind...  Read More
by Emily Jordan
Verses of Hope
March 18th, 2020
We love printables! These are Word documents you can print and post on the fridge, carry in your Bible or purse. I think you can open on your phone and save too!During this time of uncertainty, we wan...  Read More
by Emily Jordan
February 23rd, 2020
I was reading in Ezra this morning. In this book we are looking at the Israelite's return to Babylon - ┬áduring their time away, people had made some bad decisions. They had walked away from the will o...  Read More
by Emily Jordan
Stepmom Tips: Tech
February 2nd, 2020
Confession, I'm an older stepmom. At least when it comes to technology. When my stepson was young and we were keeping track of calendars, it was all on paper. Our Family Wizard wasn't available. The a...  Read More
by Emily Jordan
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