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...
Surrendering Our Children’s Souls

Surrendering Our Children’s Souls

About 80% of the kids said parents give them free internet reign on their phones and devices. This was a high school health class full of kids who couldn’t drive yet, whose emotional side of the brain is more active than the decision making side of their brain....
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...