Category: Parenting

When A Season of Mothering Comes To An End

When A Season of Mothering Comes To An End

I was 27 years old. The room was freshly painted. The crib set up. Clothes neatly folded. Anticipation. Waiting. Waiting. She was late. 2 weeks late! She finally came. I was amazed as I stared at her newborn face. The way her lashes laid on […]

What About Dating?

What About Dating?

As parents, the issue of dating is one of those areas where we want to have all the answers. We’d love to have a black and white biblical list of rules that we can hand our kids and tell them to follow it, but honestly, […]

Every Christian Family is a Miracle!

Every Christian Family is a Miracle!

God has been opening my eyes and giving me a greater understanding of what it means to bring Him glory. I have been struck over and over again by the fact that it should dominate every area of my life: My first priority and highest […]

The 5 Most Important Things God Has Taught Me About Parenting

The 5 Most Important Things God Has Taught Me About Parenting

I remember it like it was yesterday. We had been home from the hospital for only a few days, after the delivery of our daughter. It was about 2 AM and we had tried everything we knew to comfort our crying newborn. In desperation my […]

15 Things That A Young Mom Can Learn From A Seasoned Mom

15 Things That A Young Mom Can Learn From A Seasoned Mom

1. There is rarely a time when a mom feels like she knows what she is doing as a parent. 2. There will never be a time that a mom won’t need to ask God for wisdom. 3. The older we get the more clearly […]

Speeding Tickets And God’s Grace

Just a few weeks ago my 23 year old, passionate, impulsive, free spirited, deep thinking, dare-taking son received something in the mail that did NOT make his day. He got his 3rd speeding ticket within a 2 week period. I had to almost literally clamp […]

He Remembered!

I opened my laptop to get some work done and took a quick detour to Facebook just to see what was happening there. To my surprise I found that the following had been posted on my wall by my 23 year old son: “Romans 13:7- […]

Am I Enough?

“I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing“. John 15:5 Now that my children are both in their 20’s, I often find myself […]