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...
Presidential Leadership Begins at Home

Presidential Leadership Begins at Home

“As the leader goes, so goes the nation”– a familiar saying I was reminded of while teaching a junior high Sunday School class. We were discussing good leadership during a lesson on Moses. I was honored to be among a wise group of kids. The compiled list of...
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 2019. 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...
The Last Day

The Last Day

 It’s 5:47 am. Like most days in our crazy, full life, I realize something big’s on the horizon, but I’ve been preoccupied with living life to realize the significance of certain days. We’ve got a quick shopping day for our college student...
Why Moms Cry at Graduation Time

Why Moms Cry at Graduation Time

I’m the mom of a high school senior. For the fourth time. My last time. Being an experienced parent doesn’t lessen the emotions that come from reading a simple letter from the high school listing the end of year graduation activities. A letter that makes you cry...

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