Manna in the margins

Becoming a mother came with a surprising level of mourning.  As I held onto the tangible joy of my first born and then second, I couldn’t deny the…


A podcast for every parent

Did you know that Christian Parenting has a podcast network? The Christian Parenting Podcast Network curates the best parenting podcasts to help you…


Learning to trust God with your adult children

Bible verses about trusting God are not in short supply.  As believers, we know the wisdom and truth behind placing our trust in God rather than…


Power of a praying parent

I'm not sure how the Lord is leading you to pray for your children. But here's what happens.  Sometimes these prayers feel like a boomerang. And a…


Tough conversations with our kids

Well, here's the thing, from the time that our kids are old enough to carry on a conversation with us that doesn't just involve whether or not they…


Schooling options: Preferences rather than requirements

I sat in a student missions training seminar about 6 months ago. What we were facing that week consisted of sleeping on floors, engaging refugee…


Trusting God’s plan for my kids

But when it came to finding that path for my kids, I knew a verse that was one of the earliest scripture memories for me. And it was something I held…


The language of play—A powerful way to connect with your kids

Mom, will you play with me?  Pause.  Something happens when we become adults. We start to think about education, food, paying the bills, serving, and…


How to set an example for your children

Set an example for your children in practicing these 8 things. This is a powerful idea and word picture for how we live our lives.  You can think…