‘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…


Don’t Forget . . .

Did you remember your . . . ?  Did you pack your . . . ?  What time . . . ?  Don’t forget to . . . ? It’s back to the early…


Christmas with a 2030 Perspective

What do you remember about your childhood Christmas celebrations? How do you want your kids to answer that question someday? If you’re like me, you…


Retail’s Quick Change from Candy to Christmas

I went to Walmart the day after Halloween. The “fun-size” candy was on the discount rack, and the Christmas wrap, ornaments, nativity sets,…


Where Do I Put the Pilgrims?

Parents have a rough November these days. Nothing excites our kids more than Christmas. I was watching the television and saw the ad for the Toys R…


Give Your Kids a Morning Makeover

I love a good makeover show. A couple buys a run-down house with good "bones." They gawk at the paneling and turn up their noses at the overgrown…