Judy Dudich

Judy Dudich

Judy Dudich resides in the beautiful woods of Pennsylvania, where 24 acres of land and a home-office provide the perfect setting for her children’s home-education and her own homesteading and business ventures. Mom of 10, Grammy to six -- sharing the love and joy she finds in Christ and in living an ordinary, extraordinary everyday family life is her passion.

High School Sportsmanship: When Coaches Aren’t up to Par

High school sportsmanship, mean coach

I absolutely love watching my children compete in organized sports. I have been  a parent for 34 years. Growing up, I came from a very athletic family and I’m happy I have athletic kids. Through the years, I’ve enjoyed cheering for my kids and their teammates in volleyball, dance, soccer, football, (We don’t allow this [ keep reading ]

Family-Friendly Movies Part 1: Oldies but Goodies

Family-friendly movies, popcorn

If you’re a parent, you have a busy life — no doubt about it. More and more parents nowadays, however, are longing for less busyness and more family time. Going to the movies is quite expensive for most families. If you typically have six to eight people with you like I do, it can run [ keep reading ]

Dangers Children Face on the Internet

Internet dangers, boy using computer

Your family has a technology personality because you likely have multiple forms of electronics in your home. Be aware of the dangers children face on the internet. Some people live without electronics although they’re exceptions to the norm. Many schools have replaced pencil and paper with tablets and laptops. Children as young as seven or [ keep reading ]

Parents of College Students: Help Your Child Feel at Home

Parents of college students, girl holding binder

Seniors in high school are often busting at the seams to spread their wings and fly. Parents of college students may notice how quickly homesickness sets in, once their son or daughter moves onto campus. Especially if it’s your child’s freshman year, college life can take a lot of getting used to. You can help [ keep reading ]

Tips for Non-custodial Parents: Stay Close to Your Kids

tips for non-custodial parents, father and son on hammock

Divorce isn’t easy but it’s definitely common in today’s society. Primary focus is often given to parents who have custody of their children. However, tips for non-custodial parents can be quite helpful. Not having custody doesn’t make one a bad parent. In fact,  most non-custodial parents want to maintain active relationships and close bonds with [ keep reading ]

Make-up Tips for Women Over 50: Look and Feel Your Best

Make-up tips, woman in hat by tree

No matter how prepared I thought I was for entering my fifties, I wasn’t. I wanted to fully embrace getting older but have found that it’s quite challenging. Many inevitable body changes take place. Wrinkles, sags, menopausal weight-gain, etc., make getting older a humbling experience. There are several make-up tips for women over 50 that [ keep reading ]

Intentional Living: God Gave Us Senses for a Reason

Intentional living, woman reading in field

Sometimes, I wish I could simultaneously view all the lands and people in the world. I wonder what a satellite/panoramic view of earth would really look like. As I ponder the typical lifestyle in a modern world (at least, in America) I feel saddened. I immediately think I probably would not really like to see [ keep reading ]

Things that Make Moms Happy: Silly alert

Things that make moms happy, woman laughing

Parenting is definitely one of the most rewarding yet challenging experiences of a lifetime. You might be the mom of a single blessing or one of many. Either way, you’ve likely navigated a roller-coaster of emotions along your parenting journey. Most moms can relate to some days (weeks, months, even years) being better than others. [ keep reading ]

Raising Teenage Girls: Tips for Mothers

Raising teenage girls, woman kissing girl's cheek

Do you have a daughter or two or more, between the ages of 13 and 19? Raising teenage girls might be one of the most delightful, rewarding, blessed experiences of your life. It might also make you want to pull your own hair out. High-level contention can make you want to run to the top [ keep reading ]

Fasting Helps Strengthen Mind, Body and Spirit

fasting, pile of stones on water

My mother has always been a tremendous promoter of temperance. She raised her children to maintain self-control in all aspects of their lives. She taught that too much of anything is typically never healthy. Especially regarding our diets, we were allowed to eat whatever we wanted, in moderation. As an adult, I have learned that [ keep reading ]

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