Stand Alone

Have you ever seen or read something that completely sums up all that you hope your kids will become someday?  I ran across the picture above…


The Importance of Discernment

A friend asked me about a popular app for Bible study she had been encouraged to use with her daughter. It is popular, well done, and very…


Having an Open Home

Is it just me, or does it feel like there is a lot of pressure on moms, wives and women in general these days? Social media drives us to put our…


Push the Basket from the Shore

A friend sent me an article written by Ashlei Woods, a children’s teacher and minister and a wonderful author. I highly recommend reading her whole…


To the Mom in the Arena

Theodore Roosevelt gave one of the most widely quoted speeches of his career on April 23, 1910. The speech was originally titled “Citizenship…


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How Deep Is the Father’s Love For Us, Really?

When I first contacted a new client about his book, I emailed him words of consolation: “Though I’m sure you’ve heard this far too many times, I’m…


Don’t Forget . . .

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


Practical Help for Parents Raising Teens

Parenting is not for the faint at heart, and parenting teens emphasizes this reality.  If you are in the midst of raising teens, you know…


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,…