A Prayer For Families With Teenagers
21 September 2016
A Prayer for Families with Teenagers Lord, we need you, we need help. This prayer might come across as desperate, but here we are still at the start of our school year and our whole family, parents and teenagers are exhausted. We are exhausted from..
Helping Parents Get Back to School
09 September 2016
Recently I read a hysterical article comparing back-to-school from the 80’s to back-to-school circa 2016. It joked about the simplicity of an era that involved lunches with processed bologna, metal lunch boxes, and the need to only supply a pencil and pen for the first..
Release My Grip: A Mother’s Prayer for College Drop-off
17 August 2016
Originally posted by our friends at Soulfeed Lord have mercy—it’s the night before we take our son to college. This is his last night in the bed that he’s slept in for the past 18 years. Release me from lurking around his bedroom, but I just need to tuck..
25 Truths About Parenting Teenagers I Learned From the Toddler Years
19 July 2016
Originally posted by our friends on MyLifetree.com. The toddler and teenage years are separated by a decade of time I refer to as the “sweet season,” which gives a bit of respite between the two most challenging age groups in parenting. Maybe it’s nature’s way of letting us practice. Or just..