How to Be Still for God Amid a Noisy Life

Not long ago, I was in my van with a 15-year old friend of the family and my kids. She and I were chatting a bit, the radio was on, and each of my children were singing―not along with the radio. The three of them were each singing their own song. I look over to […]

How to Deal with a Screaming Toddler

I would like to just start this post off by saying that this title describes my everyday life with a 3 year old and (almost) 2 year old.  However, this does not mean that I have all of the answers! I thought we could just start off with a little humor: Who can relate?! Oh […]

Passing Down Loyalty

Proverbs 22:6 NIV “Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.” My sweet strong-willed two and a half year old princess is not only a toddler, but a bit of a late communicator.  That being said, we are experiencing LOTS of tantrums […]

Anger: The Struggle is Real

Last Monday morning could not have started out with more promise. I was up by 7am and the Bible was the first thing I began reading that day. To top it off, my six-year old son joined me — a rare treat! We spoke about the presence of God and how that is what makes […]

The Power of Redemption

As my babies turn into toddlers we have certainly turned a corner in our world of parenting.  I have been so focused on trying to control their environment and teach them to the power of obedience and show them through obedience that I love them and I am doing everything I can to protect them. […]

Joy With Children

Lately, I have been in this season of life of acknowledging the fact that I have two strong-willed toddlers.  On top of that, one of them is really emotional.  A lot of nights I would get in bed and just pout because the day had not gone as planned or the memories were not anything […]

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