How God fills our hearts: And a special Valentine’s dessert

How God fills our hearts & a special Valentine’s dessert

Ever wonder why we can achieve goals or obtain coveted material possessions, yet still feel like something is missing? There are many things in life…


Four parenting resolutions for the new year

Four parenting resolutions for the new year

The more I talk and think about New Year's resolutions, the more I see the divided camps. It seems like people either love them or want nothing to do…


More than the winter blues: Faith to get help

More than the winter blues: Faith to get help

The gray Midwest winter day matched the gloom wrapping itself around my heart. Sadness loomed above me like Eeyore’s rain cloud. While saying goodbye…


Is it time to reset your focus?

Is it time to reset your focus?

The day we became parents was the day our focus changed. While our attention was once on ourselves, our careers, or our weekend plans, in a moment…


Four ways to care for your teens’ mental health during the holidays

Four ways to care for your teens’ mental health during the holidays

Christmastime. It’s the most wonderful time of the year—unless it’s not. Then the holidays can be really hard. Whether it’s missing a loved one, the…


Sharing more than presents this Christmas

Sharing more than presents this Christmas

During the holiday season, it seems the “to-do” list takes on a new meaning. It consistently grows a little bit longer as the hours and the days…


The relaxed mom’s guide to a joyful Christmas

The relaxed mom’s guide to a joyful Christmas

A few days ago, I was spending a little time journaling in my one-line-a-day book. The question was something like, “how would your mom describe you…


A new reason to love Chick-fil-A

A new reason to love Chick-fil-A

Originally published on Foundations with Janet Denison I love Chick-fil-A.  The food is great, the service is almost always better than anyone…


How to give your kids confidence that the Christmas story is true

I used to work for a charity that taught seven to eleven year-olds the Bible in local schools in London. Some were Christian schools; most were not.…