How to Raise Kids to Research Like a Pro

How to Raise Kids to Research Like a Pro

If you hang around parents long enough you’ll find that there are certain “mommy moments” that we all share. Kid running down the street naked? Check (mostly for boy moms…). An embarrassing family secret shared with the entire elevator by your darling little...
Bible Translations: What to Know and How to Choose

Bible Translations: What to Know and How to Choose

I’ll never forget the first time my husband and I read Scripture together. Our cute little dating selves were taking turns reading through Romans (as you do), and when I was finished with my paragraph, my gorgeous had a funny look on his face. “What translation are...
Discipling your kids through the Armor of God

Discipling your kids through the Armor of God

Ephesians 6:12 “Our battle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.”  If you’ve been feeling like something is...
Thoughts from an American Girl about American Girl®

Thoughts from an American Girl about American Girl®

I’ll never forget the Christmas I turned 9. That spring, an American Girl® catalog made its way into our mailbox. When I spied Molly with her glasses and brown fringe bangs, a staple of my 90’s girlhood, I knew I had to have her. So, my mom and I made a pact. If I...
Celebrating 12 Days of Christmas

Celebrating 12 Days of Christmas

Mamas, can you believe that we’re in the Christmas season already?! If your kiddos are like mine, they are counting down the minutes ‘til Christmas break allows them to sleep in and shlump around all day in pajama pants.  As much as I love the baking and the bustle of...
Prepping Your Teens for Roe v. Wade Discussions

Prepping Your Teens for Roe v. Wade Discussions

“They’ve started protesting.”  My son paused his channel surfing and turned up the volume. We watched in silence as a crowd of screaming women threw themselves against the doors of an Arizona courthouse. We had discussed the fallout of overturning Roe v. Wade since...
Prepping Your Kids for Pride Month

Prepping Your Kids for Pride Month

For the past month, our local stores have been gradually stocking gear for the next holiday: Pride Month. Rainbows have become the pumpkin spice of late spring. Your toddler can now rock a trans rights tee-shirt. Even Mittens the cat can have an oh-so-fabulous...
5 Biblical Men Every Boy Should Know

5 Biblical Men Every Boy Should Know

A Twitter post caught my eye a while back from a brother in Christ who was fed up with his church’s take on biblical manhood. Manhood, it was implied, was a burly trinity of plaid, football, and Clint Eastwood. As if the lost 11th commandment was: Thine beard...
Five Biblical Women Every Girl Should Know

Five Biblical Women Every Girl Should Know

Listen to this blog post here: Not too long ago, a fellowship ad in our church bulletin caught my eye. It was for what appeared to be an adult version of church camp. I’m talking confidence course, archery, paintball, cool speakers, the works! It looked a-mazing. I...