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A Letter to Moms of Sons

My husband and I have been praying for many years for the young man who will eventually ask for our daughter’s hand in marriage…even though now we have no idea who that person will be. 262 more words


Don't Sweat the Small Stuff: Teens in perspective

So…my teenage daughter texted this picture to us the other day…

I must admit…it is so true in my daughter’s case (literally). My husband had just picked up a bunch of half finished water bottles from the garage and driveway area where my daughter and her friends had been hanging out the night before. 214 more words


College choice: The pinnacle of parental decision-making

You and I face many challenging and difficult decisions as we move through this parenting journey. Initially, they may be decisions like, bottle or breast… pre-packaged baby food or homemade?  932 more words

Spiritual Encouragement

Teens and Movies: What's the Big Deal?

Does it really matter what movies your teenager goes to see?  I mean, what does movie viewing have to do with your teen’s Christian faith and walk? 894 more words


Watershed Moments: Life Without Regret

If I could impart one small bit of wisdom to my young adult and teenage friends, it would be this: Recognize the watershed moments in your life and act accordingly: with caution, strength, and integrity. 420 more words

Spiritual Encouragement

Feminism is for men too

International women’s day, and among the social media stories of inspiring, strong women came the plaintive utterances of a few men: “why isn’t there any International Men’s Day?” 883 more words


This is to the women, who get up everyday with a song in their heart despite living in a world that’s tried to silence them. 405 more words