Intentionally blessing others this Mother’s Day

Intentionally blessing others this Mother’s Day

It’s coming, Moms! The day we’ve been waiting for. The day set aside for mothers to be honored, celebrated, and yes, even a little spoiled. You may…


Six Conversations to Have with Your Teen about Sexuality

What is your teen daughter’s view of romance?

Last week my friend’s daughter said, “When I get married, if my fiancé doesn’t cry when I start walking down the aisle, I’m going to turn around and…


3 principles for effective family discipleship

3 principles for effective family discipleship

You've been trying to disciple your kids, but they just won't pay attention. It may feel like you’re trying to get a group of squirrels to sit still…


Spiritually starving: Eating, but never really full

Spiritually starving: Eating, but never really full

He was eating. Three years ago, this was the thought I had every single time I looked at my oldest child. The son we’d cried and prayed for through…


How God fills our hearts: And a special Valentine’s dessert

How God fills our hearts & a special Valentine’s dessert

Ever wonder why we can achieve goals or obtain coveted material possessions, yet still feel like something is missing? There are many things in life…


Tis the season for joy

Tis the season for joy

Every parent has hopes and dreams for their child.  Years ago, my husband and I attended an event at our child’s school, and something the speaker…


The relaxed mom’s guide to a joyful Christmas

The relaxed mom’s guide to a joyful Christmas

A few days ago, I was spending a little time journaling in my one-line-a-day book. The question was something like, “how would your mom describe you…


Making a plan for holiday family gatherings

Making a plan for holiday family gatherings

We’re entering the season filled with awe, wonder, gratitude, and dread. It’s that time of year where we get to spend time with the family we love.…


Mothering by faith—not fear

Mothering by faith—not fear

There’s nothing like the moment you first hold your baby. As you caress their tiny fingers and count their tiny toes, a holy awe settles around you.…