The Inspiring Tattoo Connection (Guideposts)
How telling my teenage son he couldn't get a tattoo inspired me to get one.
Goodbye, Kahrin (Guideposts)
Her daughter left on a service trip to Guatemala. Could prayer help this mom manage her anxiety?
Dear Kids, I'm Sorry You Live in Fear
I’m so sorry. I’m so beyond heartbroken that you are growing up in a culture of hate, prejudice, intolerance, and violence.
No, I’m Not “Fine.” No Mother Is.
Since feelings will come and go in whatever direction OUR CHILDREN and life decide to push, how do we navigate the emotional landscape? We can start by getting real about how we feel with others; vulnerability goes a forever way.
How to Navigate the Challenging Space of Being a Momma of Young Adult Children
Talking about this ‘being a parent of bigs’ space is important. I dare to be vulnerable mostly because I want to put up the caution sign for those of you not here yet. Apparently I missed the memo about yellow lights flashing into an empty nest.
A Letter to My Adult Children: Never Stop Being Love
As your mom, I apologize on behalf of everyone guilty of allowing our world to get to this hateful place. I’d love to tell you I’ve had nothing to do with creating the problem, but I’d be lying.
‘This Is Us’ Champions Every Momma’s Prayer: Our Hope That the Good Stuff Sticks
One thing I know for sure is that I did my best, even at my worst. Doing our best means we loved. And if we love, we can’t fail our kids. Love always sticks.
Teens Have No Safe Spaces Anymore Thanks To Technology
Public has become the new private for teens, and we should all be worried about what that means.