‘Meet them with Jesus’: Responding Biblically to Our Kids’ Problems

When people ask me what’s the best parenting advice I’ve been given, I never know what to say because I have the amazing privilege of hearing so…


These Are Some Good Times

Trace Adkins has a popular song titled “You’re Gonna Miss This.” It talks about wishing away certain things in life that actually end up being the…


Dear August Mom,

I feel you. It happens to all of us at least once or twice over the years. There are plenty of feel-good summer articles flooding our social media,…


To My Third Child: I’m Sorry, Not Sorry

As I watch you dressing up the dog to play superhero with you (again), I think an apology might be in order.  So, here it goes:  I’m…


The Parents' Club

I recently made a mistake I have made way too often. Most parents make this same mistake because it often goes unreported. The day we meet our…


Can Children Love God?

Hopefully, children experience love and the bonds of love from the time of their birth. Before their first birthday, they have developed smiles and…


How to Help Our Kids Learn from Mistakes

As parents, one of our greatest fears is often that we'll do something to screw up our kids. While my two children are still young, I already wonder…


The Friendship Fix

Some kids pick the best friends and some kids need a little help with “discernment.” God created our kids with the ability to choose, and he honors…


Teaching Kids to Pray

Teaching your children to pray is a lot like teaching your children to love. If your child came to you one day asking how they could learn to love…