Why I Don’t Hate Christmas Anymore

Why I Don’t Hate Christmas Anymore

A few years ago the Ricki Lake Show called me. I thought I made it big as a blogger but turns out I didn’t hate Christmas enough to make it big. They were doing a show on hating Christmas and my blog caught their eye. I reposted the Why I Hate Christmas blog...
7 Parent Tips for Unanswered Prayer

7 Parent Tips for Unanswered Prayer

How do you talk to your child about God and unanswered prayers? A reader asked this question and I wonder if you’ve thought this, too. She wondered how to help her kids understand hard things about life, faith, and God. I share my own struggle in my upcoming...
5 Principles for Busy Seasons

5 Principles for Busy Seasons

A balanced life is not free of busyness. When you’re a young mom, you think the season when kids are older will be less busy. Then, you’re chasing your kids around like CRAZY, wishing for the days they can drive. Then they’re driving, graduating, and...
10 Ways You Idolize Your Kids More than God

10 Ways You Idolize Your Kids More than God

“You honor your sons more than me…” 1 Samuel 2:29b God’s word is complete for parenting. Even in 2017. 1 Samuel shares a principle parents need to hear: Do you honor your children more than God? It’s an eye-opening question. You strive to raise good kids. You want...
5 Tips When Teens Have Anxiety

5 Tips When Teens Have Anxiety

“We keep it to ourselves or bottle it in.” This are words local students used to describe how teens deal with stress. In September, I spoke to our local high school’s health classes on stress and anxiety. From a show of their hands, the majority acknowledged...