Moms of Tweens

Living With Uncertainty

I imagine each one of us is living with some kind of uncertainty. Uncertainty over a job application, uncertainty about what medical tests will reveal, or how to handle a…

Gathering Shells and Knitting Hearts

As I walked along the beach my eyes were continually drawn to the ocean waves lapping against the shore.  I couldn’t help grinning as the incoming waves tickled my toes…

Gaining Wisdom by Working with Teen Moms

Every Thursday night our family loads up in the car and heads to inner city Little Rock. This includes me, my husband, our homeschooled 17-year-old son, our toddler, and sometimes…

THE TALK … My Daughter’s Questions About …

Yesterday while getting ready for church, my daughter dropped one of  THOSE questions. “How do you keep from getting pregnant? Is that why people get divorced?” I looked in the…

New Year, New Adventure—Same ol’ Me (and New Me)

Well, it’s 2012—and for me, the countdown is ticking. God-willing, my family will toddle, wheel, walk, and drag itself into six plane seats bound in an African direction on January…

Affirmation from a Teenager…

When you are searching for affirmation … try someone – like God – instead of your teenage son! This past weekend I had a wonderful opportunity to speak at a…

Courage, Gratitude, and Truth… oh my! (Plus a Giveaway)

“Courage may be easy to define, but it usually comes into our lives through hard choices. When facing an unpredictable situation, the decision must be made: to do the right…

What is Home?

How do you define a home? What images come to your mind? Hot meals on a table? Decorating in that style? Stepping over a pile of laundry, dogs, and toys…

Do You Like to Wait?

Do you like to wait? What goes through your mind when you pick the grocery line that appears the shortest then watch ten other people speed past you in the…

Wise TV Choices

Are you one of “those” moms who is always the lone boycotter of the newest TV fad? Turns out, you’re a good mom and some new research proves just how much you’re protecting.

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