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…


Valentine's Day with Kids

It was Valentine’s Day and each student decorated a shoebox for the holiday. We all took turns dropping our Valentines into one another’s boxes. I…


Our Ordinary Family's Extraordinary Foster Care Journey

It’s hard to believe we are approaching eight months of being involved in foster care. It seems like just yesterday we were trying to pass a home…


Why God Needs Fathers

A father came home from work to find his little girl brushing the dog's teeth with his toothbrush. He was horrified and asked her what she was doing.…


Parenting a Middle Schooler with Love

This morning, I sent my daughter off to middle school with a prayer and a kiss on her head. In the past 45 minutes, we laughed, hugged, fussed,…