3 ways to love your challenging toddler well

There is no doubt that parenting little ones right now is probably harder than any of us have experienced. We are all operating in a place of…


3 truths for the child (and mama) who need to know the plan

It does not matter what we are doing, my five-year-old daughter wants to know the plan.  Where are we going? What are we going to do? Why? Who’s…


The Quintessential Christian Mom

Everyone has a story of perseverance. We all have a time in our life that we look back on having been glad we made it through.  I look back…


Allowing the Shepherd to Carry You Through Postpartum Life

Isaiah 40:11 “He tends his flock like a shepherd:     He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart;…


Why New Dads Should Go on a Post-Partum Diet

If there’s one four-letter word I can’t stand, it’s the one heard most often in January: diet. Maybe I should blame it on being raised as a Baptist.…


Purpose in a New Mom's Pain

I have been struggling lately. Certain seasons unfortunately carry with them a weight of pain that sometimes feels unbearable. For me, recovering…


Grace for the New Mom

 I don’t even know where to begin. The past six weeks have been one beautiful, miraculous mess. Wesley Noah is here, and he has turned our worlds…


I’m Scared to Hold a Baby

Few things in life scare me as much as holding another person’s child. I know that sounds weird, but allow me the opportunity to unpack my emotions…


Decide to Discipline: Toddlers

Toddlers learn to control before they learn to communicate. In actuality, tears and tantrums are a form of vocabulary. Think of it as the way your…