Dr. King: The revolution is where you are

Dr. King: The revolution is where you are

I walked the chip aisle of Trader Joe's for dill pickle and blue corn tortilla chips. Out of the corner of my eye, I saw a kerfuffle and turned to…


How do we teach our children to value and respect race?

How do we teach our children to value and respect race?

I am white.  Somehow it feels wrong to label myself with the word that defines my skin color. The term white feels entitled and off-putting, even…


We are not powerless in school shootings

I went to bed last night heartbroken, angry, confused, and, most of all, scared. I’m devastated by the images of terrified students running from…


How Iron Man can teach kids to guard their hearts

How Iron Man can teach kids to guard their hearts

One critical biblical life lesson that every parent should want their child to learn involves the popular sentiment that you should “follow your…


Helping your kids engage in Ramadan from a Biblical worldview

“Mom, he says he prays 5 times a day. What does that mean?”  Our middle daughter has made friends with a little boy in her class who also lives down…


How we can biblically equip the next generation

I’m the mom of three daughters—a 16-year-old, a 14-year-old, and a 10-year-old. My girls are growing up in a vastly different world than the one I…


Authenticity Anyone?

The longer I walk this earth and parent and spend time with people, the more I realize how desperately we crave authenticity in our relationships.…


The Mom at the Game

I never really thought of myself as a person who would see being a mom through the lens of a sports analogy. But here I am, seeing my three very…


Super Heroes and Scaredy Squirrels

In my mind, I really do want to be Wonder Woman—the greatest superheroine ever.  As a young girl, I was enamored by Lynda Carter with all……