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From a Father to a Daughter

Those of you who have daughters know the awe-inspiring beauty of seeing your little girl’s face for the first time. Every soft hair, every skin cell … it’s all perfect….

3 Things Bedtime Taught Me About My Anger

Have you ever wondered how many different ways you can tell a 7-year-old and two 5-year-olds “no” and to “stay in the bed”? I’ve often wondered if there is something…

Chameleon Mom

“Please close our foster home…” These were very painful words to type. The decision to close our home to fostering was far harder to make than the decision to open…

Learning My Little Boy Has Epilepsy—And Its Unexpected Gift

It wasn’t quite the Christmas present we would have chosen. But it has impacted our family in a way we could never have expected. A few months ago, we were…

“I’m not good enough.” Dealing With Defeating Thoughts

A few weekends ago, I had the opportunity to speak at MomLife BootCamp. Prior to the conference, I kept hearing this nagging voice in my head: What do you have to…

I’m Passionate About Teaching My Children . . . Service to Others

Last week my children and I were visiting the doctor in a questionable part of town. (This doctor believes in caring for inner-city kids, which I love!) We were in…

The More I Learn, the Less I Know

I used to be an expert in parenting. That was before I had children. It wasn’t that I knew everything there was to know, but I was completely confident in…

Step Six Out of Angry: Target Problem Areas

It’s been a good year on the anger front. On speculation, I’d say it has to do with: a)  The Holy Spirit. b) Having made it through more stressful times…

Making a Home

When my daughter recently turned four, I decided to save money and make her cake myself. I scoured the internet for cute pumpkin-themed ideas and finally decided on one that…

Mom vs. Angry Child: Resisting the Urge to Bite Back

Eldest was having a bad day. The world was conspiring against her. To make matters worse, Dad was making her do homework. So when I entered the scene with a…

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