‘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…


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……


The Certain Uncertainty of Pregnancy

It’s been the strangest thing really, trying to prepare for something you could never really be prepared for. You can deep clean, buy everything…


9 Books to Prepare You and Your Child for Middle School

My family embarked on the middle school adventure last year with some trepidation. We were already riding the emotional roller coaster of adolescence…


I’m Scared to Hold a Baby

Few things in life scare me as much as holding another person’s child. I know that sounds weird, but allow me the opportunity to unpack my emotions…


Expecting Good During Pregnancy

"Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” ~Psalm 23:6 On June 19, 2015,…


Encourage Your Child to Do Hard Things

Independence is budding at my house like the bright, yellow jonquils in the front yard. I have a toddler and a tween. Both ages are often…


Scared to look

What Are Your Kids Afraid of?

 I was in second grade when the air raid sirens went off. The teacher had warned us it would happen and, when we heard the noise, we were supposed to…