How do I talk to my kids about my past?

How do I talk to my kids about my past?

The first time I ever spoke into a microphone was at a ladies tea at my church, and I felt like a contestant on American Idol. This was what I was…


Trusting God with our children by stepping back in full faith

Trusting God with our children by stepping back in full faith

As parents ingrained with the need to protect our children at all costs, it can feel impossible to take a step back and allow them to struggle…


What I want my kids to know if they ever struggle with their mental health

What I want my kids to know if they ever struggle with their mental health

As parents, we want to ensure our kids are kind and will be a good friend to others. As Christian parents, we want them to know and love…


Faith inspired tips for raising highly sensitive children

Faith inspired tips for raising highly sensitive children

Parenting is an adventure filled with unexpected joys and challenges that shape us as caregivers. If you’re blessed to be raising a highly sensitive…


Overcoming the spirit of fear with children

Overcoming the spirit of fear with children

“What do you want the judge to decide in court tomorrow?” my daughter asked. “Whatever God wants, I want.” “But what do you think will happen?” “I…


Three lies we believe as moms struggling with anxiety

Three lies we believe as moms struggling with anxiety

I’ve struggled with anxiety since I was a child. I cannot tell you the exact age it started or how it crept up on me, but I can tell you that looking…


Why judging other moms diminishes the power of the cross

Why judging other moms diminishes the power of the cross

The minivan sliding door of shame—it’s a thing. You know, when you drop off your kids at school with all humanity watching, the door slides open and…


Easter is greater than Christmas

Easter is greater than Christmas

“Which of your Eids is bigger?” my Muslim friend kindly inquired one lazy afternoon. Her mahogany eyes glistened with curiosity as she waited for my…


The hope of Easter all year long

The hope of Easter all year long

Spring is always such a welcomed season.  The winters can be longer and darker in some areas. As soon as the weather starts to creep out of the…