Ode to Home

My dear, sweet children, you are truly the zest of life! You add more excitement to the days than I could ever anticipate, and you make certain the tips of these parenting toes are in top shape. The dishes would have been done hours ago, but attending to bug spray in the eye kind of came first. Same thing […]

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The Mess of Motherhood

“Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in Your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them.” (Psalm 139:16) Mother’s Day is such a sweet sentiment with all the flowers, cards, and sermons. Under the layers of tissue paper, however, there is […]

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More is Caught than Taught

You’ve heard the old adage “more is caught than taught.” This is not only true in teaching children how to manage money and communicate effectively, but it is the overarching truth in how they view God. Children may be tiny in stature, but they are large in perception. Adults tend to underestimate the capacity of children to […]

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