The Key to Helping Kids Go To Sleep Without You

Written by: | April 20, 2016

Leaving our kids is never easy. It doesn’t matter whether you’re leaving your newborn overnight for the first time or trusting your teenagers to stay home alone while you and your husband get some much needed time away together; any time you walk away from your home with your...
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Enjoying A Daily Prayer Routine with Your Children

Written by: | February 26, 2016

You’ve already asked Susie to stop talking three times and Billy suddenly needs to go to the bathroom. The rush of the day seems to have snowballed into this single moment, right before dinner, when you are doing your best to pause and have a conversation with God. You...
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Trusting God For Big Things As A Family

Written by: | May 22, 2015

Webster defines faith as complete trust or confidence in someone or something. It’s a good place to be, trusting God completely when it seems the situation is bleak. With that in mind, let’s talk about car troubles and faith, because honestly, those go hand in hand, right? I’m almost...
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Teaching Your Child to Pray

Written by: | May 11, 2015

“Dear Lawd, I pray for my mommy and my daddy. I pray for Ginger (the hamster). I pray you help me sleep. I pray for all the sick people. Amen.” My sweet Sophia, barely four years old at the time, whispered this sweet prayer. There is nothing flashy about...
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A Prayer for Moms of Children with Special Needs

Written by: | January 28, 2015

When God blessed me with a child with special needs, I immediately felt unqualified and ill-equipped. There has been nothing else that has caused me to rely on the strength of the Lord like parenting. And there has been nothing that has caused me to rely on the strength...
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Prayer For A Working Mom

Written by: | January 26, 2015

  Dear Working Mom, I don’t necessarily know you, and I don’t know your exact situation. But if I could take a guess, I would say that to some extent, you are probably tired and torn. I know that on the days I go to work, I spend most...
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Praying for Your Teens

Written by: | January 21, 2015

Teens. {Did your heart just stop for a second?} I currently have four teens, three kids that have already gotten through the teen years and a couple pulling up the rear. I know teens. It’s such a hard time in life.  You’re not a child.  You’re not an adult. ...
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A Pregnant Momma’s Prayer

Written by: | January 20, 2015

  This morning as I lay on the couch doing some serious navel gazing, because that is what you do a lot of at this stage of pregnancy, I began to marvel at the miracle that was within me. Outlines of tiny hands and feet appear at random and...
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A Prayer for My Little Girls

Written by: | January 16, 2015

  If you are a new reader here, I wanted to give you a little background on who I am. I am a mom to four little ladies that God has entrusted to my husband and me. I feel so blessed that he picked US to be their parents,...
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A Prayer for Missionary Moms

Written by: | January 14, 2015

  Dear Sweet Jesus, I count it an incredible opportunity that I get to raise two beautiful children while at the same time walking out our calling as a family to care for the orphan and the widow as it talks about in James 1:27. It hasn’t been easy,...
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