Making responsible, though not always fun, parenting decisions pays dividends and yields goodness that lasts well beyond the moment.
When Parenting Isn’t Popular
A Day in the Life of a Working Mom
Making memories, passing on our faith to the next generation, is what our moments are made of. I try to focus on fully living in every single one.
Lessons From the College Admissions Scandal
These parents wanted the best for their children. But is any college worth what those families are facing now?
Spring Break Is for Making Memories
Staycation or vacation? Either way spring break is a time to take advantage of for having fun and creating family memories.
Every Expectant Mom Deserves a Baby Shower Like Meghan Markle’s
One of the greatest lessons motherhood is teaching me is that I cannot do it alone. Baby showers remind us of the help we need from family and friends.
Mom, Kind Is the New Skinny
What if our generation of moms decided to love the mom bods we’ve got? Motherhood puts a glow on any woman! It’s a look that’s well worth the wear.
When Everyone Gets Invited to the Birthday Party
My kid’s birthday party means I include and find commonalities with nearly total strangers. And it’s a really beautiful thing.
5 Ways to Avoid Being a Drama Addict
Moms today have enough on their plates without adding unnecessary drama to the list.
Questions Every Parent Should Ask Their Kids as They Consider College and Career
In order for your teenagers to be able to make adult-level decisions, they need guidance. You can help them by asking good questions.
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, How Should Mama Look After All?
How do we treat ourselves well while also remembering that God cares more about our hearts? Can we keep our hearts pure but also enjoy fashion?
How Can I Let Go of the Mom Guilt?
Guilt doesn’t freshen us and give life—it suffocates us and takes more than we have to give.
6 Tips to Reduce Stress for the Working Mom
When my youngest started preschool, I took my first job outside the home in nearly 10 years. I was frazzled, guilt-ridden, and late everywhere I went.
Can Mommy Have a Drink?
Pretty much everyone has an opinion on “mommy wine culture.” Here’s a few factors to consider if you’re thinking about sipping a glass.
What I Wish Drew Brees Had Whispered to His Boys
I want more for Drew Brees and his sons than just what they can earn. And Jesus offers more.
Should Your Family Cancel Dinner?
It’s not always practical to eat dinner as a family. The solution? Give yourself and your family some grace and cancel dinner tonight.
Saturdays Are for Winning
Instead of my husband abandoning us for the woods or holing up in a man cave glued to ESPN, we’ve made fall Saturdays family days.
Yes, Momcations are a Thing
Kid-free trips either alone or with girlfriends is an idea I can get behind.
7 Ideas for Engaging With Your Kids This Summer
The school year is filled with other obligations, but the summer belongs to us.
Respecting Your Son’s Desire to Provide and Protect
God put inside every boy something that stirs him to be brave and protective.
Don’t Do Motherhood Alone
Having another mom who’s already been through both the calm and rough waters of your current stage in life can be a beautiful gift from God. Here are some suggestions for finding that kind of mentor.
Becoming a Mom A Process of New Discovery
Facing the upcoming birth of our first baby has caused me to struggle with my change in identity … but perhaps it isn’t a “new” identity after all.
25 Things a Dad Should Teach a Boy
Use this helpful list as a springboard for spending quality time with your sons.
Can a Mom Be Too Close to her Daughter?
We all want connection with our daughters, but when we become overly close, it can hinder their transition to adulthood.
Not Every Mom Must Be a Natural Homemaker
Sincere love and an emotional haven are worth so much more than a perfect house and a gourmet meal.
What Is Your Family’s ‘Brand’?
An important part of parenting is determining who you are, what things you stand for, and how you’ll pass those values on to your children.
Raising Sons During the ‘Crisis of Manhood’
It’s a daunting era to raise a son into a man, but here’s a game plan for shaping growing boys into godly men.
25 Ways To Spiritually Lead Your Family
Ideas for men who want to leave a spiritual legacy.
My Big Flaw: I’m an Impatient Mom
When I’m in a hurry, I tend to plow over my children.
8 Ways to Be a Super Mom (Not Supermom)
There is no such thing as a superhero mother. Here’s how to stop trying to do it all and start learning to be you.
My Surprising Secret to Success as a Mom
Truly excelling as a mom is not about showing our kids how amazing we are, but how much we need Jesus.