What My Impatience Teaches Our Kids As I Rush Them Out The Door


It’s easy to get impatient when trying to get out the door with small children. However, a repeated rushing can teach our kids some unintended lessons. This morning was busy. Although I got up early for a head start, we were still running behind. And we struggled to get out the door on time.  We made […]

April 21, 2015

What Toddlers Teach Us About Waiting


Toddlers aren’t known for their stellar waiting skills, however, the same is often true of their parents as well.What toddlers teach us about waiting.

February 11, 2015

Impatient for Patience

Faith, Family

Recently, I snapped at my son, impatient with his whiny attitude. My unkind tone invoked tears. Annoyed, I went on to tell him how whining hurt my ears. Now sobbing, he cried, “Stop talking, mom”. His words stung. They were all he could utter to express his hurt feelings. Convicted, his tears broke my heart. Correcting his attitude was […]

May 13, 2014