Get on the Boat!

Noah’s wife got on the boat! Think about it. Noah’s wife got on the boat! Marriage is a crazy commitment. God often asks husbands or wives to do something that some would say is insane or irrational. But when I think about Noah’s wife (whose name, by the way, is never given in the Bible) Continue »

National Stepfamily Day

Did you know that Tuesday, September 16th is National Stepfamily Day? In honor of National Stepfamily Day, we are pleased to share this new video from FamilyLife Blended with you. If you have a stepfamily, do something special to celebrate the day. If you’re not in a blended family, reach out to someone who is and Continue »

Labor Day Silly Mom

Happy Labor Day! I encourage you to use this Labor Day as an opportunity to make a fun memory with your children.  Do something out of the ordinary and unexpected—be a silly mom! Prepare flying family flapjacks—don’t serve them on plates, but toss them to the kiddos and they have to catch them with their plates. Continue »

Is Your Nest Emptying?

If you have a child who was married this summer, or you’ve just taken one to college, or even sent your last one out the door for his senior year, you are probably a bit of an emotional mess. The empty nest hits us in different ways at different times and often when we least Continue »

Are You Stressed?

Do you ever feel overwhelmed? Anxious because there’s no way to get it all done? Fearful because you don’t know how to handle a difficult person? Unsure about how to make a wise decision? Stressed about all that is going on in your life? If so, join the club! Honestly, most of us operate throughout the day at Continue »