Although some situations may warrant quick adult intervention, my ultimate goal as a parent is to train my daughter to stand strong.
- April 15, 2014 |
As a single parent and the parent of a special needs child, I sometimes felt as if I had a double dose of loneliness.
Many families today aim to simply have fun with Easter eggs. But did you know that they can teach your children something profound?
Due to life expectancy, Baby Boomers are the first generation that is managing the care of their parents while still raising children.
You’d think my trickiest mothering season would've been transitioning to a single mom. And yet, that was not the toughest stretch.
Do we ever delight in who our child really is, or does our agenda get in the way?
If I’m being honest there were times in my early years as a stepmom that I didn’t even like my stepsons, much less love them.
Divorce, death, and deployment are facts of life, but they shouldn’t mean the end of homeschooling.
I am all too familiar with the challenging road of parenting. It’s an experiment of trial and error with some serious pressure.
Raising teenagers is a challenge in today's world.
There are many books about single parenting and tips on how to raise the children alone, but few about your own emotional health.
Who could have prepared us for the world of parenthood? Pretty much no one. It opens up a universe we never knew existed.
It is estimated that 67% of single parents in the country aren't connected to a local church. Why?
We need this generation to embrace God’s story of sex and it will only happen if we step up and engage our kids in these conversations.
How one man turned the loss of his precious 5-year-old daughter into Gospel gain for multitudes of others
I am very aware that my kids will not be with me much longer. So, I am taking mental pictures all the time.
In this Christian microcosm of ours, somehow an aborted baby has so much more to offer the world than a miscarried one.
You've heard the narrative: Young evangelicals are abandoning traditional morality. A lot of people want it to be true, but is it?
I think there are two things we can agree on as single parents: 1) Co-parenting is necessary. 2) It is not always easy!
- February 25, 2014 |