Moms of Tweens

Is God in Handcuffs?

My husband and I are currently praying faithfully for three couples who are in significant marital stress. Affairs are going on in all three. Our son told us about several friends of his,…

5 Mom Truths — Do Not Believe the Enemy

We get lots of emails. Many of our readers ask us tough questions that a combined 300 years of parenting and seeking the biblical blueprints for marriage and family have…

The Disease of “People Pleasing”

Do you worry? Walk away from a conversation, wondering if something you said at some point somehow hurt the other person’s feelings or gave him or her the wrong impression?…

How to Have a Weekly Date Night … at Home

Do you long for the opportunity to have a date night with your spouse? Do you feel cheated because you cannot manage to get out of the house, and date…

Relationship Issues — When Mommies Collide

Several months ago, I heard my daughter and her third-grade friends discuss the “recess friendship monitors” at school. When I asked what that meant, they explained that each of them…

Is A Push-Up Bikini Top Really Worth Fighting Over?

Let’s overlook the fact that it’s a bikini. And forgive the sensual photos in the retailer’s ads. I’m not here to create a boycott or ban. I just want to…

Flying Pancakes … Duck!

Walk into my kitchen on any given Saturday morning and you may just get whacked in the face by a pancake … by my hubby! Years ago, Hubby started the…

Mother to Daughter

When my kids were younger, one of our favorite family movies was the Disney remake of “The Parent Trap.” Lindsay Lohan, at age 11, played two separate roles when a British twin and…

Bieber Fever

Have a fever for some Bieber in your house? Or are you wondering what I am talking about? Justin Bieber — hailed as “Super Boy” in a recent Rolling Stone…

Grounded Teen = Unpopular Parent

I remember when my daughter was a toddler, and the punishment for disobedience was handed down. I would have a child on my hands who was sad and repentant almost immediately. The…

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