A Promising Way How to Not Mess Up Your Kids. What do we do when we're a broken mess? Mommy fails every day. How to extend grace to yourself in this parenting journey. Rely on God, trust in Him and surrender your children to His plans.

A Promising Way How to Not Mess Up Your Kids

The stove had multiple kettles filled with the contents of supper. The smell of pot roast was wafting through the air, testifying it was nearly time to eat. I was trying to coordinate all the dishes being done in time amidst five voices creating an ear-deafening sound. My body was…

5 Ways to Connect More Genuinely with Your Awesome Offspring. Tips and truths for parents to have a greater relationship for life with kids. Children need acceptance. Mom's need a different perspective to help accept the differences in their sons and daughters.

5 Ways to Connect More Genuinely with Your Awesome Offspring

One kid was sitting on my foot and another was clawing at my face, all I could hear was “Mom, Mom.”  I sighed, as my heart rate shot up and I yelled “Stop!” I needed to chant these words to myself- I am calm. I am peaceful. My child isn’t driving…

Can You Give Up Your Child For God. God wants to be in the place of #1 in our lives. Many times, I put my children in that space. Would I be willing to give up my son as Abraham did? Is God my all-in-all? Do I trust Him enough? Is God leading me or is my child?

This is the Most Powerful Way Keeping God First

Can you give up your child for God? I’m not talking about giving them up for adoption, but rather if God asked you to choose between Him or your child, who would you choose? This sickening feeling just became obvious in my stomach. I know I should choose God, but…

Why Your Broken Past Makes You Wanted. Brokenness and bad pasts is what God is looking for. Your testimony of how God brought you through is most encouraging when it's overcoming a past problem. God wants to use you!

Why Your Broken Past Makes You Wanted

Today I’m thrilled to be sharing over at Precepts and Life Preservers. Christine Duncan writes there about her faith and chronic depression or Dysthymia. What I love about Christine’s writing is her honesty and authentic voice as she struggles with her depression. She unmasks and through her words, we can…

Do You Want Me to Pull Over this Car. As a parent how do we encourage relationships among our children? Growing up sibling rivalry happens but how do we teach love, character and getting along so they develop meaningful bonds. What if there are problems? Goals, tips, techniques and Scripture to help you reach your goal

Do You Want Me to Pull Over this Car?

Nothing is worse than being in the car when your kids start nit-picking at each other. The encounter soon erupts like a volcano with words spewing at an ever-increasing volume. Add the word mom to the mix and it can leave any mom frazzled and ready to pull over and…

Hey You- Your Story Matters. Sharing our personal journey of faith makes a difference. We need to hear Christian testimony of Jesus. We give hope and encouragement when we share our walk along with Scripture

Hey You- Your Story Matters

The Holocaust was a horrific event in history.  Many people lost their lives. Those that remained carried the sights, sounds and images in their hearts forever. Many individuals stand out during the time frame, not because they suffered more or experienced something far worse than others, but because they told…