My second child just turned nine. That is a monumental age. To me, it’s a bigger deal than 10. Why you might ask? Well, because it’s halfway to 18—which signifies that I’m […]

Do you want to raise thankful kids — ones that habitually express gratitude? What about thankful kids who turn into truly grateful adults? Silly question right? Of course you do […]

Every writer and blogger seem to be talking about New Year’s Resolutions right about now. So here I am joining the rank. My angle, however, is very specific — specific […]

Last week I wrote about the super popular unpopular topic of spanking. If you didn’t read it, you can find it here. My point was: God’s word instructs us to […]

Spanking is not the most popular of topics. Seriously, who looks forward to that when considering the potential bliss of parenthood? Can you imagine a baby shower game entitled “pin […]

Though I’m coming up on 14 years of marriage, I recently made a new observation about my husband. He is a bit like his parents (side note: that’s not a […]

Whether we like it or not, it seems to happen to most teens—at some point, they decide their parents aren’t the coolest people that ever existed. For most of their […]

Summer is here! And the reoccurring question has been, “What are you going to do this Summer?!” Maybe you plan to frequent the beach, relax at the pool, or take […]

Over the past several weeks, I’ve written about what we can do now to prepare for the super-crucial teen years (Click here to find Part 1 or Part 2). I’m sure we […]