Children

Eating Out With Autism

The other day my aunt and I took the girls shopping with the promise that we’d go to their favorite fast-food restaurant afterward. I’d invited my aunt along for emotional…

For a Time I Cannot See

“Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.” Neil Postman This past year I was part of a very enlightening verse-by-verse study on the…

Adoption: Do the Next Thing

Editor’s note: This week is the annual Cry of the Orphan campaign and FamilyLife hopes you’ll become informed and involved. Listen for special broadcasts this week on FamilyLife Today. Say hello again to Kristin…

Mom Versus the Opposite Sex

As each year passes, my eldest daughter becomes more independent. She’s only six-and-a-half (the half is very important, she says), but I see the slippery slope of the world’s influence…

Dads — You Gotta Love ‘Em!

I am cleaning up dinner right now, and these little nuggets are floating into the kitchen from the nightly wrestling session in the living room: “Dad, can I touch your…

Is Your Gas Light On?

How long do you wait to refill your car’s gas tank? If you’re anything like me, it’s after the gas light comes on. I asked a friend this question. She…

Adoption: Dealing with the Questions

When we decided to expand our family through adoption, we knew there would be questions. But some of them really threw us for a loop. These were from our close…

Christmas Truth

I just got my hands on Barbara’s new book When Christmas Came and I must tell you, I did not want to set it down!  If you are a gal…

Power of Prayer

I’ve been thinking about prayer and how essential it is to us as moms. Here is a great quote on prayer by pastor Adrian Rogers, taken from his Bible study…

The Fashion Battle: Is it Really Worth Fighting?

As a strong proponent of modesty who writes books for teens and tweens, I’m always told “You just don’t understand how hard it can be!” Women assume that since I’m…

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