Our lives are so uncertain right now! This week I’m blogging over at Club 31 about 5 things we know for sure, no matter what. Here’s an excerpt: If there was one word to describe our lives today it might be uncertainty. We are uncertain about the potential of full-scale wars, economic upheaval, political divisions, racial … Read More about 5 Things We Know for Sure, No Matter What
As college acceptances and denials arrive we are a mix of emotions. And so is our senior! Change is in the air whether it’s a job, a gap year or college looming on the horizon. Other parents have kids preparing to go in the fall to middle or high school or even preschool. Time does … Read More about Raising Your Kids to Leave Well: 6 Things to Consider
Why would anyone want to talk about Sin? Just mentioning the topic makes us feel uncomfortable. Or that we are about to be scolded. Or made to feel bad about ourselves. Or once again feel like a failure. And Satan, oh my. This conjures up all sorts of responses — laughter, heebie-jeebies, fear, and criticism … Read More about Confronting Evil: 2 Sin Traps to Avoid and 5 Truths About Our Enemy
Spring is in the air, the pandemic is lessening, we are longing to be with family again! Finally, it’s time to celebrate and bring back family reunions! What type of gathering is reasonable to consider? Who should we invite? How can we pull this off when things could change at any minute? So many questions. … Read More about It’s Time to Celebrate Family! Advice for Planning Your Time Together
Have you ever experienced extreme fear or deep regret? I have and I bet you have too. While there are valid reasons for both, most often in our everyday lives we experience fear or regret that’s not necessary. Two little phrases which can produce fear or regret easily creep into our heads — if only … Read More about Two Dangerous Phrases That Can Keep You Trapped in Fear and Regret
Hey Ladies, since we’ve just had Valentine’s Day I thought it would be good to look at something that’s been key in our marriage. You might feel like your husband doesn’t understand or meet your needs (and that’s a big topic!). But here’s the thing — we can be hard to please and hard to … Read More about What Every Wife Needs: Two Simple Things to Tell Your Husband!
One of the most common questions I get is about how to discipline. We live in a child-centered culture. A culture that often says our primary job as a parent is to make sure our child is always happy. Of course we all want our children to be happy, but that’s not our primary goal … Read More about You are the Parent, Not Your Child: How to Discipline
Marriage can be hard! This week I’m blogging over at Club 31 about how to refresh your relationship. Here’s an excerpt. Do you feel stale in your marriage? Or stuck or bored or discouraged, or maybe just a little bit antsy? If we’re honest, we who are married have all felt this way at different … Read More about Does Your Marriage Feel Stale? Here are 4 Ways to Revitalize Your Relationship