Giving thanks: Keeping a record of the good things…and the God things

Giving thanks: Keeping a record of the good things…and the God things

I keep a lot of records for my daughter. I have contact information for each doctor and therapy office where we have taken her over the years.  I…


Three ways you can make the holidays easier while grieving

Three ways you can make the holidays easier while grieving

The first year after my husband died, I approached the holidays with trepidation. Honestly, I didn’t feel like celebrating at all. I wanted to hole…


Praying God's truth over your son

Praying God's truth over your son

Has anyone ever put a label on you? They may have labeled you based on your personality, calling you shy, nerdy, awkward, or gossipy. Perhaps they…


Promise and provision in the desert

Promise and provision in the desert

As we care for our children with special needs we can experience the highest highs and the lowest lows. We can have moments of triumph and victory as…


Encouraging our sons’ wild hearts through God's creation

Encouraging our sons’ wild hearts through God's creation

If you are raising sons, you’ve probably faced the same dilemma I have. We regularly grapple with this question: How can I encourage my sons’ wild…


Praying for wisdom in raising our children

Praying for wisdom in raising our children

As I sit here surrounded by the sweet innocent laughter of my children, I’m reminded that there are times in life when all seems right with the…


The four things a boy needs from his mom

Four things a boy needs from his mom

If you’re raising boys, you have an incredible chance to make a difference on this planet because you have the chance to raise the kind of man you…


Releasing my grip on my almost adult child

Releasing my grip on my almost adult child

My daughter is a “late bloomer” when it comes to driving. Thanks to COVID slowing things down with government agencies, she got a driver’s permit…


The walk that changes everything

The walk that changes everything

The Book of Parenting has so many chapters.  We start the day we find out we are going to be parents thinking of names and planning the nursery. Then…