When you become a mom nobody warns you about a brand new door that opens up in your brain. It’s not a cute, Chip and Joanna Gaines farmhouse door. It’s a dark, foreboding door you never walk through intentionally, but it pulls you in anyway. It’s the door of the “What-ifs.” What if I’m not … Continue reading Closing the Door to the “What-ifs”
When it comes to recommendations I'm a broken record. I tend to stick with just a few tried and true resources that I know will lead my heart closer to Christ. Melissa Kruger is one of those resources. You've seen me share her articles and teaching videos before, and now I am so excited to … Continue reading “In All Things” – A Bible Study You Don’t Want to Miss
Book release week was a blast and I have all of you to thank for it. Thank you for spreading the news, giving me your feedback, and reassuring me that I'm not crazy - discipline is hard. But we're all in this together, and I have more good news to share with you to keep … Continue reading 3 Big Announcements!
“When do I start discipline?” This is one of the best questions a parent can ask. It means we recognize that discipline is important, but so is timing. We want to strike the right balance to have the best, long-term impact on our kids’ hearts. Some parents lay it on too thick, too soon. Others … Continue reading Discipline Growth Chart
This morning I told my 17-month-old he could not touch my hot tea. His response? He threw his body on the ground and wailed. He didn’t really want to touch my tea - he just didn’t want to be told no. A tantrum is an external expression of an internal problem. It’s about a heart … Continue reading Three Tantrum Training Tools