Equipping Children To Battle Nighttime Fears


Parenting

Does your child struggle with nighttime fears? Equip children to battle fear by recalling who God is, what He has done, and what His word says. Little Man sometimes wrestles with nighttime fears. His 8-year-old mind is curious, yet cautious. While he wants to learn about tornadoes, volcanoes, sink holes and all kinds of naturally […]

December 4, 2018

What God Says When We Can’t Do It All


I'm a Work in Progresss

Some days make it abundantly clear that I can’t do it all, leaving me on my knees praying to God for help. Chaos describes this morning best. I’m glad no one but God could see me – like a chicken with her head cut off, running around, struggling against the clock to pack lunches, make breakfast and […]

June 1, 2018

A Ballerina and Flamingo Bedroom


Joyful hosting

When getting ready to transition our daughter from a toddler bed to a big-girl bed, we asked her what she wanted in her room. Unprompted, she confidently answered – Ballerinas and Flamingos. Hmm. Interesting combination. That might be a tall order. I’m not sure what I expected her response to be, but ballerinas and flamingos wasn’t […]

July 25, 2016

Write Them On The Doorposts: An Idea For Building A House


Parenting

During construction of our house, my sister-in-law shared the coolest idea with us – when building their house, their family wrote scripture and their names on the wood studs with a Sharpie. A home built around God’s word. Literally. The passage in Deuteronomy about teaching scripture to children came to mind.Focusing on God’s word isn’t just for Sunday […]

February 29, 2016