Parenting sometimes brings certain “aha” moments. Recently I experienced one of my own. I have a daughter who tends to display selfishness in a particular way. While I discussed the […]

I suspect we want our children to respond calmly when things don’t go as they’d hope. We’d also like it if our kids didn’t snap at each other. And we […]

There was a place in our yard in which a bird’s nest could not remain forever. However no one wanted to harm any birds or eggs, so we decided to […]

Modesty is a tricky area. Because the Bible doesn’t define appropriate clothing in black and white terms, we are often left wondering how to apply the principles of modesty. However, […]

I usually steer clear of what we call the “gray areas” in the Christian life. But sometimes, something has just got to be said. This is one of those times. […]

Earlier this week I had the honor of being published at Desiring God with the article, “The Permission Slip of Suffering: When God Calls Your Child into Danger.” If you didn’t read […]

In my opinion, the moments after walking in the door after an outing are often the craziest. I imagine this changes as children get older. But for years it has […]

There have been a handful of times I’ve been late to pick up my elementary aged daughters. Losing track of time is the usual culprit. In my mad dash to […]

During the blur of my first pregnancy, I received a simple piece of advice that I never forgot. I only have a guess as to who told it to me […]