Caught Between Tired and Tears

Caught Between Tired and Tears

The man made a remark about my overflowing grocery cart I carefully maneuvered to the checkout line, hoping something wouldn’t fall off. “I used to do this every week,” I replied, matter-of-factly. I’m still thankful I get to grocery shop...
Why Your Kids Need Boundaries

Why Your Kids Need Boundaries

Boundary problems occur during the child-rearing years whether it’s intentional or not. These include over-control, lack of limits, inconsistent limits. You may think, “Those are extremes. I don’t parent that way.” But being aware of the boundaries and kids help...
Back to School Toolkit

Back to School Toolkit

School is starting! Every year August marks the end of summer and beginning of another school year for kids, parents, grandparents, churches, and everyone who’s invested in a child. I’m sharing some important resources I’ve put together over the...
7 Truths When Your Child is a Missionary

7 Truths When Your Child is a Missionary

My family and I recently returned from a mission trip in Monterrey, Mexico, where our daughter, Jenna, is a full time missionary. She went on a mission trip her junior year in high school and spent Christmas Day at an orphanage in Mexico. When I read her senior...