What We Really Want for Mother’s Day: More Peace

What we really want for Mother’s Day: More peace!

The news hit me like a ton of bricks, knocking the wind out of me. I was afraid to breathe and afraid to blink, knowing the tears would start…


Can we talk about Prom?

Can we talk about Prom?

Prom. So much hype. So much stress. For boys, girls, and their parents.  Guys these days are expected to create elaborate signs and come up with…


Don’t skip the scary: 3 reasons kids need the whole story of Easter

Don’t skip the scary: 3 reasons kids need the whole story of Easter

Lilies grace each page, and a rainbow sunset paints the sky behind the silhouette of three crosses on a hill. Pictures of Jesus sweating drops of…


Good Friday

Hey Mom, why do they call it Good Friday?

Kids have a lot of questions about Easter. For that matter, so do most of their parents. The Easter story is a tough story to tell kids. I used to…


The journey to Easter: Preparing for battle with our hearts, heads, and hands

Easter is on the horizon, but the battle today is real.  If we are committed to parenting through the lens of Christ, then there is a constant fight…


Helping your kids engage in Ramadan from a Biblical worldview

“Mom, he says he prays 5 times a day. What does that mean?”  Our middle daughter has made friends with a little boy in her class who also lives down…


Fun Easter traditions that honor the resurrection

The Easter Bunny, Santa Claus, and other holiday traditions are a joy to participate in with our families. However, balancing the true reason behind…


Giving kids hope in hardship

“How has the pandemic affected your kids?” I asked this question to a mom of three children.  Right away she listed some of the meaningful activities…


How to make an annual family memory box

Before I had children old enough to even understand what we were doing, a wise momma suggested this idea of keeping a memory box each year. It’s…