Back to the Future

Back to the Future

By Jean Stockdale Let’s face it. Most days we operate in survival mode. Getting a shower is usually out of the question. You wear whatever is on the top of the pile in the middle of your closet floor. Fixing your hair consists of putting on a hat. Make-up is a waste...
Screen-Smart Summer

Screen-Smart Summer

By Jenny Stricklin   Well, mommas, this could be THE BEST SUMMER OF OUR LIVES! Problem is, there’s an unlikely culprit threatening to sink our summers. This little charmer has slipped into our pockets and our purses and our palms and become an integral part of our...
Why Am I So Tired?

Why Am I So Tired?

by Joni Shankles To be a mother is to be tired. From late night feedings to late night curfews, the seasons of motherhood are often punctuated by long days and short nights. But tired isn’t measured only in number of hours slept. Illness, grief, or emotional distress...
There Will Be Miracles

There Will Be Miracles

“He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted.” Job 5:9   A dictionary or the most brilliant person can’t define them. There’s not a formula to perform one. In the Bible, we can trace many starting in Genesis to the very end...
Hold them close….then let them go.

Hold them close….then let them go.

By Dayna Street When my oldest son was born, I mistakenly thought that holding him tight was the same as holding him close. When I would carry him as an infant, I held on to him so tightly that I am surprised he could even breathe. When he began to walk, I kept a vice...
Parenting 101

Parenting 101

by Leslie Hollowell It’s been almost six years since they placed our 10 pound bundle of joy in my arms. I remember the joy and excitement and fear and inadequacy that overcame me in the next few days as I sought to understand how to parent this little guy. I remember...

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