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Six Ways to Tackle Struggles

The flailing and crying originated from the first of my two grocery carts. The front buggy housed my four children and the second contained my groceries. My one-year-old’s tantrum reached…

A Spirit of Power: Sober Mothering in the Age of Mommy Drinking Culture

The first thing I noticed when I stopped drinking wine on weeknights was that my kids had terrible table manners. They were eating salad with their fingers. When I had…

Truth For When Life Falls Apart

Have you ever had the unpleasant realization that what you thought was true, about certain people or parts of your life, wasn’t actually true? I have. I felt like what…

Lean Into the Struggle

As a mom of five kids, I’m a master at teaching children to ride their bikes without training wheels.  The teaching situation has always consisted of a wildly excited yet…

I’m One of *Those* People

My younger sisters told me they thought I should go to counseling.   You see, my life fell apart last year – in a huge way. I’m the oldest of…

Underqualified but Hired Anyway

I remember before ever getting pregnant, sometime in my mid-twenties, I had a dream. In the dream, I had a baby. Somehow this baby was standing before me already as…

The God Who Always Is

Have you ever met someone who always seems to be changing? They change jobs more often than you can keep count. They rotate hair colors every season. Rearranging furniture and…

Let’s Talk About Race

There are a few topics that when brought up at the dinner table can bring some automatic tension. And race is definitely one of them.   But I would argue…

Keep It Simple Mom

It was everything I dreamt of and absolutely nothing I could have imagined. I opened my eyes, popped straight up in my bed and sat quietly as the tears began…

Six Tips for Raising Kids Who Will Still Go to Church as Adults

The stats are scary. Seventy to 90 percent of kids who attended an evangelical church will stop attending church by age 18 (here’s an excellent article summarizing a wide range…

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