Children

What Are Selfies Doing To Our Kids?

When I was growing up, the camera of choice was the Polaroid.  I took pictures of my gray and white cat Pokie.  I took pictures of my friends, shaking the…

5 Ways to Protect Children from Pornography

A few weeks ago, a colleague in the Christian publishing and speaking world suddenly needed an audience with me and my team … and fast. You see, over the weekend…

Feeling Loved vs. Feeling Appreciated

Okay. You have to read this note I got on my website. You know how I spend a lot of time helping women understand that men need to feel appreciated,…

Helping Kids Deal With Their Fears, Part II

Editor’s note: Last week, Janel wrote about a situation with her daughter and how she and her husband dealt with her fears. Click here to read part one, and read…

Helping Kids Deal With Their Fears, Part I

I heard her sniffing before I saw the moist strokes left by tears on her cheeks. “I’m just scared,” she sobbed. My daughter was headed to a good friend’s house…

Motherhood vs. My Personal Goals

Earlier this year, there were a few weeks that presented many schedule challenges. Inclement weather caused cancelled school and activities. The kids were home. The kids were bored. The kids…

Summer’s Coming: “Yikes” or “Yay”?

My friend Sarah is in a panic. Pre-school isn’t even out yet and she’s already anxious about how she’s going to get through each day during the summer with three…

Look at the Big Picture with Priscilla Shirer

Priscilla Shirer of Going Beyond Ministries shares with Tracey the importance of looking at the “big picture” when it comes to parenting!

Good Words from Kay Arthur

Tracey so enjoyed hearing these encouraging words for moms from Kay Arthur, of Precepts Ministries International – be sure to visit Kay’s site to learn how you can put the word…

Five Truths to Teach My Daughter Before Kindergarten

A few months ago, I wrote a post about savoring the last year with my daughter at home before she starts kindergarten. I like to think that, so far, we…

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