When Motherhood Steals Your Dreams

When Motherhood Steals Your Dreams

All my life I looked forward to the day I would become a mother. Like many young girls, I practiced my parenting skills on my Cabbage Patch dolls, my Barbies got pregnant and had babies (all within about 30 minutes! Ha!), and I dreamed of the day I would meet my...
Is Social Media A Hindrance in Your Home?

Is Social Media A Hindrance in Your Home?

Most of us have some form of Social Media that we check several times a day. It may be Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat or even Myspace (if this still exists?). We upload our thoughts, cute filtered and unfiltered photos and share with our closest 2000 (or more)...
Make a Memory

Make a Memory

“Make a memory!” My mother has spoken those three words into my life since as long as I can remember, and if you’ve ever spent a decent amount of time with her, she has no doubt spoken those words to you as well. To this day, even my friends from college have coined...
Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World

Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World

I had lunch with some young moms not long ago and enjoyed watching how they interacted with their children. But one mother stood out from the rest. She couldn’t enjoy her meal because her child demanded all of her attention. After lunch, she couldn’t enter into the...
Do You Really Love Your Kids?

Do You Really Love Your Kids?

By Angie Wilson Did you gasp as you read the title? Did you stop in your tracks and emphatically respond, “Well, of course I love my children!” Reflect on your week…or maybe even your last five minutes. Disobedience. Messy rooms. Bad attitudes. Incomplete chores....
Parenting When Heaven is Silent

Parenting When Heaven is Silent

These past few months of transition (yet again—fourth move in five years) to a new city, state, and home brought expected and unexpected turns. I expected the search for a new faith family would take time. I expected to have to show grace to my kids through...

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