Category: Parenting

It’s Ok to Feel the Hard

Your heart is broken this week. Your city burned this week. You feel betrayed, scared, and hopeless this week.  Go ahead and feel the hard. It feels like too much because it is. The world is broken, and my heart is heavy. Am I surprised? No. My Bible tells...

The Blessing

I tutored my daughter’s 2nd-grade class in our homeschool co-op. That year we were memorizing the 10 Commandments in Exodus 20, complete with hand motions and anything else we could possibly think of to get 7-year-olds to remember words scribed by the finger of God onto stone tablets thousands...

To the Accidental Homeschool Parent

You didn’t mean for this to happen. You had a plan. Your plate was already full. You need to work. Now you need to manage school too? It might seem impossible at first, but don’t lose hope. Everyday won’t be perfect. In fact, no day will be perfect, but...

When There’s Nothing I Can Do

There’s nothing I can do! Those were the last words out of my mouth before everything went silent. To be honest, I wish they were different.  I wish I had exclaimed words full of faith, maybe a prayer or a plea for help.  I had seen that the car...

Guest Blogger with Coffee + Crumbs

The Last Ride I discovered a sweet blog this year.  Coffee + Crumbs is full of stories by moms, for moms.  From the daily grind to the unthinkable, as parents, and as mothers in particular, we are taking part in this massive, universal, shared human experience.   Coffee + Crumbs published...