Parenting Bravely

It is our goal to parent out of holy confidence rather than out of fear. Whether parenting typical children with their own set of unique needs and an unsteady world around them or parenting a child with special needs and/or through adoption, it is not an easy journey. Join me for insight and encouragement for your parenting journey.

4 Bible Verses to Encourage You When You Want to Become a Foster Parent
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4 Bible Verses to Encourage You When You Want to Become a Foster Parent

As a Christian, caring for children who need a loving home and family by becoming a foster parent is a beautiful way to put your faith into action. Becoming a foster parent can have its challenges, but overall, it’s a positive, rewarding experience that can fill you with joy and pride. If you are considering…

10 Life-Saving Tips That Will Breathe Hope into Your Adoption Story
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10 Life-Saving Tips That Will Breathe Hope into Your Adoption Story

Even a successful adoption story isn’t easy. Adoption is an amazing gift. It’s beautiful, mind-boggling, and a picture of what love is all about. Yet every adoption story begins in grief. So, no matter the beauty or the love we are ready to give as we choose to make adoption part of our story, the…

Mom to Mom Confessions: Are You the Mom You Wanted to Be?
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Mom to Mom Confessions: Are You the Mom You Wanted to Be?

This post is for all those who want to be or are a mom. It is a mom to mom kind of letter. One that I pray gives you hope when motherhood ends up not looking like the version you’d dreamed of. At some point in our lives, we formed a mental image. The image…

How Can I Die to Self and Love a Little More Like Jesus?
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How Can I Die to Self and Love a Little More Like Jesus?

How can I die to self and love a little more like Jesus? Is there someone in your life, or many someone’s who are hard to love? Loving well often cuts deep. But when we tap into the strength of Jesus, we find a way to love others well. In this post you will find Scripture, a prayer, and insight into why and how we can make that happen.

How this Unique Study of Bible Verses on Equality Can Make Families Better
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How this Unique Study of Bible Verses on Equality Can Make Families Better

With their eyes, ears, and spirits wide open, my sweet littles soaked in the Bible verses and the stories I shared with them. Our children seem to come into this world far more sensitive to the presence of Jesus than we, as adults are. That is why there is no better time to introduce Bible…