How to Face the Risk of an Eating Disorder for Your Child

How to Face the Risk of an Eating Disorder for Your Child

As the mom and dad of three beautiful girls, we know the joys and challenges of parenting daughters. We knew our house would be filled with sparkles, bows, and stuffed animals in the early years. We expected some girl drama and heartbreak along the way. It was no...
Growing Through Prayer–Thaw the Ice In Your Family

Growing Through Prayer–Thaw the Ice In Your Family

Lord, winter storms and icy roads can leave me snowed in and stuck in my tracks. In the same way, stress and conflict pile up until I can’t reach the heart of my child. Warm affection grows cold, and I don’t know how to thaw the ice between us. I need your...
Five Heart Lessons Kids Learn from Losing a Pet

Five Heart Lessons Kids Learn from Losing a Pet

Over the years of raising our five kids, we’ve adopted our fair share of pets. Saying “hello” to fish and snails, hamsters and gerbils, parakeets, mice, a rat, a bunny, and several dogs has also meant some difficult days of saying “goodbye.”...
Growing Through Prayer – The Living Hope of Easter

Growing Through Prayer – The Living Hope of Easter

Lord, as our family prepares for Easter, help us to see past the bunnies and baskets. We want to celebrate the living hope of Easter that we find in Jesus. He tore down every barrier to knowing your love. He overcame death. Fear. Despair. Hate. Division. In him we...