Hope for the Back-to-School Mom

5 Ways to Get Your Parenting Energy Back
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5 Ways to Get Your Parenting Energy Back

Parenting is a tough gig! A gig that demands a special kind of parenting energy, right? Don’t get me wrong, though. Hands down, it is the greatest gift ever, but tough nonetheless! I would say a good 75% of the things I find myself doing as a parent, were never part of my parenting vision!…

Lord, Give Me Strength to Parent Without Fear
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Lord, Give Me Strength to Parent Without Fear

Lord, give me strength was the prayer of my mama heart. I remember the day I walked out of the church nursery without the sounds of my little guy crying. For months I’d had to put on my brave face, walk away, and believe he would soon realize Mommy would always come back. But brave…

To the Mom Desperately Searching for Balance in Her Out-of-Whack Life
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To the Mom Desperately Searching for Balance in Her Out-of-Whack Life

I think it was just a little past midnight on that Sunday when I made my way down the hallway to get some sleep. I sighed as I thought of my weekend realizing it very well described what many would probably call an unbalanced life. Driving to and cheering on both my boys in a…

7 Scriptures You Need to Pray When Your Child Goes to School
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7 Scriptures You Need to Pray When Your Child Goes to School

For some, the slower pace of summer has already come to a close and for others, it is just beginning to wind down. Back-to-school shopping is probably on your to-do list. New clothes, pencils, pens, glue sticks, dry erase markers, notebooks, paper, and binders fill the aisles of your local retail store. The business of…