I think all children challenge their parents from time to time. If we as parents are honest we were guilty of giving our parents a run for their money in parenting skills, too. May God have mercy on you if you have a child that does some of the same things that you did as … More Parenting Like God (Showing Love)
Have you ever had your integrity called into question and felt pressured to give the answer that was expected rather than the actual truth? Like most people, my child has been challenged in the past in telling the truth when he thinks he is going to get into trouble. (Please don’t act like you have … More Lying For the Truth
When I think of the above question it makes me think about the story that I heard as a little girl about a man who was in a flood. This man began to pray for God to save him from this situation. As the story is told an old man comes by to ask him … More Why Won’t God Help Me?
A few weeks ago I was taking my son to camp and was running extremely late. Wanting to make sure that I dropped him off on time and make it to work on time, I began to break…a few…traffic laws. My son would remind me of what I was doing was wrong and how much … More Do As I Say…Watch What I Do
I thought this was an article worth sharing from Proverbs31 “If you wait for perfect conditions, you’ll never get anything done!” Ecclesiastes 11:4 (LB) Unhealthy habits had crept their way into my life. At first it was only occasionally, but then it became easier to stay home rather than head to the gym. I turned … More Progress or Procrastination
As a parent we show our love to our children not only by giving them what they want but also by giving them what they need. What they need may not always feel good to them but is necessary for growth. My husband and I have been trying to work with our youngest child on … More Tough Love