20 Truths about Your Kids Growing Up

20 Truths about Your Kids Growing Up

I checked my phone in the middle of the night. There were only social media and email notifications. Not what I was looking for. What I was looking for was a “Thanks, Mom, I love you,” or at least an “I love you, too” from my older kids no...
Timeless Advice for Raising Grateful Kids

Timeless Advice for Raising Grateful Kids

Teaching children to be grateful is essential in today’s nefarious culture. It’s an uncomplicated skill that will benefit them throughout their lives. Here is timeless advice on how you can raise grateful kids.   Assign Regular Chores Assigning regular...
Preparing Your Child to Fledge

Preparing Your Child to Fledge

I sat on my porch swing taking in the day I hoped would never end. The sun was on its way down behind the trees. The flowers were bright and a breeze was on my cheek. Another Sunday was gone, another week came to an end. So predictable, yet so different. Up until then...
Caught Between Tired and Tears

Caught Between Tired and Tears

The man remarked on 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 alone,...
10 Ways Parents Sin by Idolizing Children

10 Ways Parents Sin by Idolizing Children

“You honor your sons more than me…” 1 Samuel 2:29b God’s word is complete for parenting. Even in 2022. 1 Samuel shares a principle parents of teens need to hear: Do you honor your children more than God? It’s an eye-opening question. You strive to raise good kids. You...

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