Instead of my husband abandoning us for the woods or holing up in a man cave glued to ESPN, we’ve made fall Saturdays family days.
Saturdays are for Winning
Yes, Momcations are a Thing
Kid-free trips either alone or with girlfriends is an idea I can get behind.
7 Ideas for Engaging With Your Kids This Summer
The school year is filled with other obligations, but the summer belongs to us.
Respecting Your Son’s Desire to Provide and Protect
God put inside every boy something that stirs him to be brave and protective.
Don’t Do Motherhood Alone
Having another mom who’s already been through both the calm and rough waters of your current stage in life can be a beautiful gift from God. Here are some suggestions for finding that kind of mentor.
Becoming a Mom A Process of New Discovery
Facing the upcoming birth of our first baby has caused me to struggle with my change in identity … but perhaps it isn’t a “new” identity after all.
Can a Mom Be Too Close to her Daughter?
We all want connection with our daughters, but when we become overly close, it can hinder their transition to adulthood.
25 Things a Dad Should Teach a Boy
Use this helpful list as a springboard for spending quality time with your sons.
Not Every Mom Must Be a Natural Homemaker
Sincere love and an emotional haven are worth so much more than a perfect house and a gourmet meal.
What Is Your Family’s ‘Brand’?
An important part of parenting is determining who you are, what things you stand for, and how you’ll pass those values on to your children.
Raising Sons During the ‘Crisis of Manhood’
It’s a daunting era to raise a son into a man, but here’s a game plan for shaping growing boys into godly men.
25 Ways To Spiritually Lead Your Family
Ideas for men who want to leave a spiritual legacy.
My Big Flaw: I’m an Impatient Mom
When I’m in a hurry, I tend to plow over my children.
8 Ways to Be a Super Mom (Not Supermom)
There is no such thing as a superhero mother. Here’s how to stop trying to do it all and start learning to be you.
My Surprising Secret to Success as a Mom
Truly excelling as a mom is not about showing our kids how amazing we are, but how much we need Jesus.
The Seasons of Motherhood: Recognizing Challenges, Focusing on Blessings
Looking back on my life, I have found one of the most helpful ways to gain perspective on your current situation is to see life in terms of seasons.
You Will Always Be Your Daughter’s First Love
As a father, you need to love her not only when she is your sweet, affectionate girl, but also when she’s a real pain in the neck.
8 Creative Ways for Dads to Spend Time With Their Toddlers
Quality time speaks love to a young child.
Are You a “Mean Mom”?
The definition of the word mean is to be unkind or malicious. But a good mean mom defines the word quite a bit differently.
25 Summertime Ideas to Keep Your Kids Occupied
A compilation of creative tips for the lazy days of summer.
All They Could Do Was Pray
Tom and Brenda Preston waited for years for a prodigal son to come to God.
Giving Your Daughter Away
Part of raising daughters is knowing that, at some point, you probably will turn your responsibilities over to another man.
5 Generations of Fathering
My ancestors have kept His commandments and have passed them on to the next generation. Now it’s my turn.
Leaving a Legacy to My Children
My ancestors left me a godly heritage, and my passion is to pass that on to my own kids.
Taking Dad to the Super Bowl
Three players from this week’s game, and the fathers who influenced them.
The kids are back at school, and I’m alone.
Controlling Your Anger
A potentially dangerous accident with my son taught me a lesson in temper management.
5 Reasons Moms Lose Patience and 5 Ways to Build It
A list of ideas for developing an ever-elusive character trait.
Ever Feel Like You’re Ruining Your Kids?
One of the hardest things about raising young children is that we feel we’re making no progress.
How to Really Know Your Daughter
It was a real revelation to me that I could pursue a relationship with my daughters by dating them.