Category: Parenting

11 Reasons Why Honoring Your Parents Is Important, Whether Or Not You Think They Are Deserving

11 Reasons Why Honoring Your Parents Is Important, Whether Or Not You Think They Are Deserving

If you google the subject of  "difficult parent/grown child relationships" you will discover countless articles longing to give you an education on how to survive your relationship with your parents, all the mistakes your parents have made, what makes a toxic parent, why you are estranged from your parents, how parents push away their adult children, and how to deal with controlling parents. Over the years, in an attempt to be sure that I don't drive my own children away, I have read, studied, and taken notes on these kinds...Read More
FACEBOOK LIVE INTERVIEW: No! We Are Not Enough

FACEBOOK LIVE INTERVIEW: No! We Are Not Enough

  The world wants us to believe the message that we are “enough”,  and that we have what it takes to do it all and to be the moms we want to be, but the Word of God tells has a very different message for us! The MOB Society Founder and President, Brooke McGlothlin and I spent some time talking about this, about our "hard to handle" boys, and about her new book “Gospel Centered Mom“.  (This video originally appeared on the MOB Society Book Club page.) If you are...Read More
15 Things To Pray To Help Keep You From Legalistic Parenting

15 Things To Pray To Help Keep You From Legalistic Parenting

A little over a year ago, my book "Grace Gifts: Celebrating Your Children Every Day"  was released. It is a compilation of things that God has taught my husband and I, and is still teaching us, in our parenting journey. It was a scary thing to put it out there. It is precious to me because it God's story for my family, but I also know that we are all in different places and that some might not appreciate or even like it. I suppose that's a risk you take when...Read More
12 Ways To Encourage Your Son To Be A Godly Leader

12 Ways To Encourage Your Son To Be A Godly Leader

In the book of Judges, we see that the Lord raised up judges. These judges were men that God called, He gave them His spirit, and qualified them for the work He had for them to do. He had a specific purpose for these judges, and that was to deliver the people of Israel out of the hands of their enemies, restore them, protect them, and bring justice to them. Our sons have a specific calling as well. They are called to be godly leaders. As parents, we can teach them...Read More
FACEBOOK LIVE INTERVIEW: Are You Really Enough?

FACEBOOK LIVE INTERVIEW: Are You Really Enough?

The world wants us to believe the message that we are "enough",  and that we have what it takes to do it all and to be the moms we want to be, but the Word of God tells has a very different message for us! The MOB Society Founder and President, Brooke McGlothlin and I spent some time talking about this, and about her new book "Gospel Centered Mom".  (This video originally appeared on the MOB Society Book Club page.) If you are interested in finding out more about the...Read More