Unpacking the Consequences of Anger

I’ll never forget the moment when I realized I was an angry person – and more specifically, an angry mom. My mind’s eye can still envision my four-year-old daughter standing Continue Reading →

21 Things I Love About Fostering

We’ve been fostering children for two years now, during which time we’ve had eight children in our home as long-term placements, plus over a dozen more for shorter “respite” stays. I’ve been Continue Reading →

Why You Don’t Need to Forgive Yourself (And What You Really Need Instead)

If you’re haunted by past sins and failures, and have ever confided in anyone about the shame you feel, it’s likely that you’ve encountered this piece of advice: “You need Continue Reading →

Work in Progress Parenting: The Angry Child ~ Grace & Truth (Week 53)

I’ve been a mom for twelve years now. As impossible as that seems to me, it’s true nonetheless. On top of my twelve years of motherhood, I was a teacher Continue Reading →

8 Keys to Spiritual Detox for Your Family

Detox is a hot topic these days, isn’t it? As scientific research continues to reveal the mind-blowing amount of toxins in our environment, many people want to do everything within Continue Reading →