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Mothering can make you feel culturally irrelevant, like you’re on the margins of society looking for a way back to civilization. Your daily list of chores aren’t resume worthy, and your professional skill set is growing obsolete. That modern woman is empowered, independent, and equal in society.

The Mere Mother, not so much.

You may not feel equal in the “real” world, but you are here! Grab a cup of coffee and pull up a chair as we talk about how you can thrive as a mom in this woman-empowered culture.

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Mothering can make you feel culturally irrelevant, like you’re on the margins of society looking for a way back to civilization. Your daily list of chores aren’t resume worthy, and your professional skill set is growing obsolete. That modern woman is empowered, independent, and equal in society.

The Mere Mother, not so much.

You may not feel equal in the “real” world, but you are here! Grab a cup of coffee and pull up a chair as we talk about how you can thrive as a mom in this woman-empowered culture.

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5 Heartwarming Film You Should Watch This Christmas

Last Christmas, I was perusing a list of “The 100 Best Christmas Movies of All Time” on Rotten Tomatoes, the universal hub for movie reviews, and received quite a shock. The first few offerings were expected Christmas classics. Earning top billing was Meet Me in St Louis followed by The Shop Around the Corner and Miracle on 34th Street. (The list has since […]

What Huge Lie Does Culture Teach Our Kids at Christmas?

Hey Mamas & Papas, “He sees you when you’re sleeping.He knows when you’re awake.He knows when you’ve been bad or good So be good for goodness sake.”  Our culture tells us that Jolly ole St. Nicholas is keeping a list, and he’s checking it twice. He’s gonna find out who’s naughty or nice. So the gifts under […]

Can Your Kids Be Whoever They Want To Be in Life?

There is a powerful and pervasive cultural myth being piped into our kids these days, and you are a bad parent if you don’t buy into it. The myth says that our kids can be whoever they want to be in life. Is this idea BIBLICAL?  Is it TRUE or even REALISTIC? The idea that you can be whoever you want to be is the central theme in countless books, movies, and television shows. Check out this back cover […]

How Can Celebrating Advent Enrich Your Family’s Christmas

Keeping Christ at the center of the Christmas season is always a challenge, especially for us crazy busy parents. The hectic pace of life intensifies during December, and often our focus shifts to the never-ending list of responsibilities and chores to complete before the big day. What’s a busy mom or dad to do? Well, strategically celebrating Advent is […]

How To Biblically Parent a Child Who Identifies as LGBTQ

Biblically parenting a child who struggles in their sexuality requires resting on a bedrock foundation of truth while always operating in a spirit of love, humility, and surrender to Christ. We must never deny God’s truth, but a child struggling in this area must first be completely secure in their parents’ unconditional love. Focusing on the relationship is paramount. That relationship is secured by practicing unconditional love, the same love that God gives to us.  What can parents do to build a strong […]

Should a Christian Identify as Gay or Trans?

A Christian can struggle with any number of attractions or temptations, including same sex desire and gender confusion. But… In other words… And if we do, what are the ramifications of this conclusion theologically and practically? Christopher Yuan, author of Holy Sexuality and the Gospel,  lived for many years as a gay man. He addresses the issue […]

An LGBTQ Mom Responds to Andy Stanley

Statistics show that one in five Gen Z children are identifying somewhere on the LGBTQ spectrum. One in five.  We must realize as parents that all of our children are dealing with this issue, because even if our kids aren’t personally struggling in their sexuality, their friends are. This issue affects every parent and every child.  The church needs to have a […]

What Vital Question Do Many Parents Never Ask God?

There’s a question that many Christian parents never ask God. My husband and I didn’t ask God this question for the first two decades of our marriage, despite attending church weekly, tithing, going so small groups, and having daily devotionals. Honestly, I didn’t want to know the answer. I wanted to answer this question myself. That question is: WHAT DOES GOD WANT MY FAMILY TO LOOK LIKE? I know this […]

What Is Really Happening When We Blow It with Our Kids?

When it comes to blowing up at our kids, it’s not a matter of if. It’s a matter of when. It happens to the best of us. But often the inciting incident isn’t the real issue because the thing that sets us off isn’t the root of the problem. We’ve got to dig up the root if we want to […]

7 Steps To Reset When You Blow It with Your Kids

Let’s be honest… sometimes we blow it as parents. It’s not really a matter of if. It’s a matter of when. At some point, we are going to lose our temper and fly off the handle. And it is vital that we know how to reset when we do.  All the hard work we do as parents to strategically establish a solid spiritual foundation for our […]