Susan Yates

Susan Yates

Susan Yates has written thirteen books and has spoken nationally and internationally on the subject of marriage, parenting and women’s issues for many years. For 11 years she was a regular columnist on parenting for Today’s Christian Woman magazine. Susan is the mother of five and has 21 grandchildren, including a set of quads. She is devoted to sharing her wisdom and experience with moms and wives on her website, Susan Yates, and is selflessly available to those in need.


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Recognizing Adult Peer Pressure

When we talk about peer pressure, we are often talking about teenagers. But the reality is that all of us face peer pressure no matter what season of life we are…

10 Questions to Ask When Trying to Discern the Will of God

One of the main things I struggle with is how to know what God wants me to do. When the decision is between right and wrong it’s not hard to…

8 Ingredients for a Lasting Marriage

In a few weeks John and I will celebrate 46 years of marriage. It seems to have gone by way too fast, but with five married kids and 21 grandchildren…

Are You Lonely?

The other day I went for a walk with a friend of mine. At some point on the trail she said to me, “This week I have been feeling lonely….

Seeing Life in Terms of Seasons

One month when our five children were all small, we had three cases of chicken pox, two ear infections, one case of bronchitis, and three cases of the flu. My…

Don’t Give Them Everything They Want

I grew up the eldest of four kids. We had enough, but there was not a lot of excess. My parents were very careful with their finances. Christmas was wonderful…

The Best Thing About My Sons: Their Wives

I have two fine sons, amazing men. But when I think about it, one of best things they have ever done is to marry the women they did. When they…

Our Quads Turn 4

Four years ago our daughter Libby and her husband, Mclean, had quads: three boys and one girl joined their not-quite 2-year-old daughter Greyson. Yes, that’s five kids in under two…

A Prayer for Teachers and Caregivers

It’s the season of releasing our children into the hands of teachers and caregivers. And it can be frightening! We have so little control over what happens when we’re not…

Teaching Kids to Care for Siblings: One Clue

I don’t think I’ve ever known a mom with several children who has not struggled with sibling rivalry. Sibling rivalry is simply a given in a home with children. Sometimes…

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