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Journaling for Busy Moms

Journaling for Busy Moms

I love buying and receiving journals.  When I was in high school, I filled journal after journal with my questions about life, my meanderings about what kind of job I should get, and of course, about all the boys I had crushes on. Decades later, I don’t journal...
Writing a Thank You Letter to God

Writing a Thank You Letter to God

A special welcome to my friends from Proverbs 31 who read my devotion.  So glad you stopped by! The concept of writing a thank you letter is familiar to you.  But what about writing a thank you letter to God?  Have you ever written one? Well, if you write a thank you...
Podcast: #WeToo with Mary DeMuth

Podcast: #WeToo with Mary DeMuth

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: The Bible tells us to rejoice with those rejoice, and to weep with those who weep.  We live in an imperfect world where abuse does happen.  How can a home recover when it has been harmed by sexual abuse?  Can that home...
Video: 5 Back to School Tips for a Smoother Year

Video: 5 Back to School Tips for a Smoother Year

Since my kids attend year-round school, we’ve are in our 4th week of school already if you can believe that! There are a few simple principles that make the school year go much smoother. I share them here in this week’s Facebook live chat: Back to school...
Podcast: Exhale with Cheri Gregory

Podcast: Exhale with Cheri Gregory

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: Do you ever feel bad about being tired or failing yet another time as a mom? Help is on the way with my friend Cheri Gregory and her new book, Exhale: Lose Who You’re Not, Love Who You Are, Live Your One Life Well...
Video: Preparing Your Kids to Fly

Video: Preparing Your Kids to Fly

My 14-year-old flew across the country alone for the first time this week. With a connection in Chicago. Without a phone. Oh yeah baby, he did just great. Here are some tips about sending your kids off to fly solo – both literally and figuratively. It’s...
Parents Rising Manifesto

Parents Rising Manifesto

NEW!!!  Parent Rising Video Series just released If you are like me, you may need a mid-summer parenting pep talk about now! When I go to the grocery store, I overhear parents (with many children in tow) saying things like, “Yep, I’m ready for school to...
Podcast: Dare to Hope with Melissa Spoelstra

Podcast: Dare to Hope with Melissa Spoelstra

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: Do you ever feel hopeless as a parent? When you look around at the world our kids are growing up in, it can be easy to become discouraged. But when we fix our eyes on Jesus, everything can change! Today’s podcast...
Podcast: Dr. Kathy Koch Starts with the Heart

Podcast: Dr. Kathy Koch Starts with the Heart

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: Are you stuck fighting the same battles with your kids over and over?  Do your kids seem utterly unmotivated to do things like homework and chores?  Join the club and let Dr. Kathy Koch give you a good pep talk to get...