5 Ways to Include Jesus in Your Summer

No early morning alarms, carpool lanes, and homework projects. The unscheduled—or less scheduled—days of summer have begun! You and your kids…


Moms—There Are Just No Equals

Mother’s Day is the time-honored holiday where we take a break to honor the moms in our lives. It’s the day when we pamper our moms and wives by…


easter message for parents

An Easter Message for Parents

One of my favorite spots in Israel is a beautiful garden located near the ancient city walls of Jerusalem. We can’t be certain, but we think it…


Add "Jesus: Got Questions?" to their Easter

Do you know what your child believes about God? Do you know if your child has chosen to make Jesus Lord of his or her life? Do your kids ask…


Joanna Gaines’ New Year’s resolution to “live for now”

If you didn’t catch Joanna Gaines’ New Year’s resolution on social media, it was so perfect for all of us in the throes of raising kids. I think…


Why I’m Disappointing My Kids This Christmas

Merry Christmas! We hope you are enjoying the season and getting lots of opportunities to enjoy family and friends in spite of the crazy that comes…


My Votes for the Best and Worst Christmas Songs

Christmas music is one of the highlights for me this time of year. I love the nostalgia that comes with the classics like “Winter Wonderland” and…


The Christmas Story That’s Christmas Truth

Some of your kids will come and ask you, “Is Santa real?” They will want you to say, “Yes, absolutely, of course” and, most especially, “Look at all…


Christmas with a 2030 Perspective

What do you remember about your childhood Christmas celebrations? How do you want your kids to answer that question someday? If you’re like me, you…