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...
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...