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...
5 Lessons for Managing Crazy Busyness

5 Lessons for Managing Crazy Busyness

I fell into bed at night, feeling like my head was pinned against a wall and there was no way out. The next day would be the same—up at 5:30 am, get the baby sitter, get the kids to school, teach high schoolers, rush to a volleyball game, help kids with homework, get...
Mama’s Growing Up

Mama’s Growing Up

“There’s no food in the house,” one of my kids said. I sighed. I’ve grocery shopped twice in the last week and we just ran out of cereal. My dishes are piled high because the dishwasher is continuously full, and we’re going through one...