Category Archive: Parenting

We have a “Tween”…

  Well, we officially have a “tween” in the house! Not a little girl and not quite a teenager yet – those sweet in-between years. Well, let’s just be honest and say they… Continue reading

A lesson in running…

This little family blog of ours has been around for many years now. Occasionally I will meander through back posts to remember what the past years were like, to see my joys and… Continue reading

Teach them to pray

Children need to be taught to pray. We need to be taught to pray. What a privilege and a heavy responsibility we we have to model a praying life to our children. I,… Continue reading

Epic Fail

“Motherhood in America is about doing it all, having our cake and eating it too. But no one can do that. We try and pretend that everything is perfect. We cover up our… Continue reading

Ideal Mom

You will never arrive at becoming the ideal Mother of your dreams UNLESS….. your vision of an ideal mother is sinful.. (Sarah Mae, co-author of Desperate: Hope For the Mom Who Needs to… Continue reading

Keepin’ It Real

We don’t parent perfectly and our children are not perfect. This morning, Malachi was silently protesting the fact that he didn’t get his way. He tries this a lot, but we press on… Continue reading

I’m getting in

  I recently read this article on Huffington Post and it brought tears to my eyes. It was about how we mom’s should get in front of the camera more with our little… Continue reading


I don’t have as much time these days to write thoughtful posts though I will continue to strive to faithfully record our life’s memorable moments along the way, this being a journal of… Continue reading

Happy Home

“Everyone wants to save the world, but no one wants to help Mom with the dishes.”When you are a mother at home with your children, the church is not clamoring for monthly ministry… Continue reading

Father’s Day 2012

    Our children are so blessed to have such a sacrificial, fun dad who loves the Lord and loves them each deeply. I’ve learned so much from watching him father them –… Continue reading