Dear August Mom,

I feel you. It happens to all of us at least once or twice over the years. There are plenty of feel-good summer articles flooding our social media,…


To My Third Child: I’m Sorry, Not Sorry

As I watch you dressing up the dog to play superhero with you (again), I think an apology might be in order.  So, here it goes:  I’m…


What Are You Willing To Do For Your Kids?

There’s very little we won’t do for our kids. It’s comical to look back on things that seemed perfectly normal at the time but, with a little…


Where are all the pregnant girls in our pews?

I sat there that day, staring into the eyes of a beautiful seventeen-year-old with tears streaming down her face. “Beth” told me what so many girls…


Where Too Little and Too Much Intersect

We’ve had some large storms in Dallas the last few weeks resulting in downed trees and power outages for extended periods of time. You don’t realize…


Content Yet?

Are you missing those carpool lines? Has sleeping in morphed into staying up late?  We had bad storms in Texas resulting in power outages.…


If I'm a #MomFail, Can I Still Get to the Parenting Promised Land?

I thought being a mom was the hardest thing I’d ever done until I tried to write an article about being a mom. I’ve been a momma for ten years…


Moms—There Are Just No Equals

Mother’s Day is the time-honored holiday where we take a break to honor the moms in our lives. It’s the day when we pamper our moms and wives by…


Living Selflessly in Our Selfie-Taking World

I have a love-hate relationship with our culture. On the one hand, as a licensed professional counselor and relationship junkie, I love observing…