Young Adults

Stepmom Living: The Things I Have Learned

I had two stepmoms in my lifetime. One when I was fourteen, and the second when I was thirty. That means I should have known what it was like to…

I Met Hazel for Coffee

The other day I met Hazel for coffee. The youngest, most adorable coffee date I have ever had! We met at the local coffee shop. Her mom and I spent…

When a Mother’s Love Is Not Enough: 11 Things We Can Do to Help Our Children Through Trials

As I made my way up and down the aisles in the grocery story, my thoughts were at home with my child who was hurting. As I passed the candy…

Stepfamily Suggestions for Weddings, Graduations and Proms, Oh My!

There’s nothing like a wedding, graduation, prom, or special occasion to get the tension taut in a stepfamily. That’s because dreams, family traditions, and high expectations are tied to these…

The Value of a Servant Heart

Growing up in a family with 10 children, there were always chores to be done. No one was exempt from helping with chores and there were many to go around….

How To Prepare For A Great Empty Nest Marriage

Picture this: your kids have moved out, and it’s just you and your husband living at home. Do you feel a mixture of excitement and sadness anticipating your final baby…

Free Protection for Your Children From All Devices

We are a family of many kids. Some grown and out of the nest, some in high school in the midst of cyberville, one in middle school, and even one…

Family Traditions Keep Kids Pure

Did you know that family traditions keep your kids pure? The Gresh family Christmas traditions … you’d think they’d be made of eggnog and pumpkin spice. Maybe Christmas hymns and…

Take a Break, Mother Bear

From the moment I held Eldest in my arms, I didn’t want to let go. My sister referred to me as a baby hog. When other people held my baby,…

Is Your Nest Emptying?

If you have a child who was married this summer, or you’ve just taken one to college, or even sent your last one out the door for his senior year,…

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