Category: Parenting

What if our child doesn’t fit in?

He will be a wild donkey of a man, His hand will be against everyone, And everyone’s hand will be against him; And he will live to the east of all his brothers.” (16:12) Last week I told the story about how Sarah*, Abraham’s wife, grew impatient and took matters into her own hands. READ…[View Article]

Does it matter if kids honor their parents?

I had a lighter than usual load of grading to do this week, so when my son asked me if I could take him to the skate park on a beautiful, balmy Thursday evening, I was thrilled to be able to say yes (because I so often have to say no on weeknights). We decided…[View Article]

Why it’s okay when we can’t solve our kids’ problems.

God comforted my momma heart last week. It was such a monumental event that if He were to take me home tomorrow, I feel certain He would take care of my kids. My young adult daughter came to me several months ago inquiring about our ability to assist her with finding a living situation for…[View Article]

The most important reason children need to obey.

                 I am a mom. I, like so many moms, strive to raise good kids.   All moms instruct, correct, teach and pay attention. But why? So our kids turn out? That is partly my reason. I want my children to grow up to be contributing members of society and make the world a better…[View Article]