One night in May several years ago, my five-year-old made a declaration while we were eating dinner. “Mom,” he said, “on Monday, we need to read the story of David and Goliath.” I
When the Stakes Seem High
When our oldest child transitioned to middle school three years ago, it was the height of the pandemic. Decisions were made for us, not by us.
Monica/Monnica, Woman of Prayer
If you are a western Christian, Saint Monica might be the second most famous Christian mother you can name, after Our Lady.
Maycember is Upon Us
Caffeine up, Buttercup. Maycember is here. What’s your battle plan?
In the work of raising two children to live their lives as followers of Jesus, we have entered the important albeit irritating phase of teen angst, rejection, and challenge.
Sharing Love with the Unknown
Mark’s evangelism took fierce courage to go beyond his boundaries, into the unknown, to the unseen, sharing news he knew was urgent, life-sustaining, and fortifying.
Please don’t follow me for more simple kid hair hacks
Our daughter came into the world with a large head, a conspicuous tuft of bright red hair, and a deep stubborn streak which clearly has no relation to her biological parentage.
Building a foundation for generosity
Why not give more?
As our daughters grow, we have engaged in many conversations around our family values.
Saint Peter and the Pressure to Be the Rock
I bet there is a “strong one” in your family: the rock on whom the rest of your family can depend.