Parenting Through a Pandemic

Parenting Through a Pandemic

by Jenny Stricklin It’s 6:02 am. I’m still under the covers in that place between wakefulness and dreams. My mind casually searches for information to find my bearings… What day is it? What’s on my to-do list? Is anyone else awake yet? I need coffee. And then I...
Rhythms of Rest

Rhythms of Rest

By Jenny Stricklin Just about the time the holiday season began, and the pace of life kicked up a notch, I took note of my emotions. I’d been on the verge of tears for a few weeks by that point. Depleted, discouraged, and discontent. I was uncharacteristically snappy...
Foster Care, Adoption, & Unlikely Gifts

Foster Care, Adoption, & Unlikely Gifts

By Jenny Stricklin I vividly remember reaching out to touch her for the first time, nearly 19 months ago, my shaking hands evidence of my trembling heart. She was especially fragile because of her unique health concerns, and her tiny 5lb. frame was largely hidden by...
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...

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