It is normal to think of our children. We worry about them. We celebrate and sometimes share their successes. And perhaps even to a greater degree, we suffer and endure their challenges and failures.
If you could talk to your younger self, what would you say? Miriam reflects on twenty-six years of being a parent as her youngest, a 2021 high school graduate, prepares to leave home.
Letting go of your children is tough. Miriam shares what happened when she let her daughter make her own way.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one that was actually there, And that has made all the difference. A […]
When your children realize that they’re adults, it puts a whole new spin on the phrase “life comes at you fast.” Miriam McKenney wonders whether or not her kids’ faith lives are enough to equip them for adulthood.
These days my prayers are an admission that I’m not the one in control.
We don’t have long to raise our kids. So it makes sense to decide what’s important as early in their lives as possible.