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The Kindergarten Jitters

In two weeks, we will have a kindergartner.   Honestly, even as I typed that I can hardly believe it.   Where did my little boy go? The one that…

The “I Am Too Busy” MOMents Respite List

So … how many plates do you have spinning in the air right now? Back-to-school supplies, back-to-school paperwork, carpool, after-school activities, school clothing buying, snack planning, meal planning, fall sporting…

Prayer is the Key

Prayer is so important on this faith walk journey. It’s how we communicate with God. I firmly believe that prayer is the catalyst for change and the movement of God….

A Back-to-School Prayer

The contents of the letter surprised me. Perhaps shocked is a better word. It was the beginning of August and every afternoon my soon-to-be first-grade son and I raced to…

The Power of the Tongue

“When I try to correct my four-year-old daughter, she tells me, ‘Mommy, you hurt my heart.’” I was speaking to a moms’ group on how to train for good behavior…

Heart Check: How are your words?

The flashing blue and red lights in the rearview mirror cut me short in what was, in my mind, a well-deserved lecture for my children. On the way to Bible…

Relationships That Tell the Truth

“How are you?” I tilted my head and looked in her eyes. “Fine,” she nodded. But then the up-and-down of her head shifted to side-to-side. “Actually, I’m not.” My friend…

Battling the Joy Suckers of Motherhood

“Mom.” The insistent whisper pried my reluctant eyes open in the half-light of dawn that was slowly creeping across our bedroom. The view from my soft, welcoming pillow showed my…

The Real New Year’s Eve Party

Now that you’re a parent, do you ever think that New Year’s Eve should be more “exciting,” somehow? I recently realized I’ve had this subconscious vision in my mind that…

Hope for the Holidays


“It’s 101.” It was Christmas Eve morning, and our then 18-month-old son had a fever.  Tom and I both knew what those three digits meant— a trip to urgent care…

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