I want my kids to understand the threads that run between all of the books of the Bible. I want them to know God’s heart and to be able to search His Word on their own. This has been one of the things I’ve been doing with them lately to help them build Bible literacy…Read More
Twas the week before Christmas, And all through the house, The children were arguing, About who'd be left out...Read More
I've had so many requests for more details on how to put Game Plan into action. My kids have agreed ahead of time to be vulnerable with some of their recent Game Plan moments. This way, you'll get to see how it works at different stages. I'm going to take you down my little line, from oldest to youngest. It's been amazing for me to get to see Game Plan work in very different ways for each of my very different children in their very different phases of life.Read More
There are voices that say you're not enough. That you can't keep up. That you'll always fall short. Do you hear those voices?
Sometimes, I believe them...
Good behavior doesn’t win life. It’s all about the heart. Every opportunity for discipline and training is a chance to lean into our kids and point them to Jesus.Read More
I've got some fabulous friends with books coming out this fall, and I'm so excited about them! It's been a huge honor to get to design prints for these gifted authors, and I want to share a few quick ways that you can get your hands on their books and on the prints (some of them for free)!Read More
Do you feel like you’re in a desert? Maybe wandering. Maybe hiding. Maybe alone or empty or worn down. Hungry, longing, reaching, walking…Read More
Are you ready for a sneak peek? It's a strategy for dialogue, instead of lecture. It's a strategy for modeling clean-slate forgiveness (even when consequences are still necessary). It's a strategy for teaching our kids the biblical "why" for every behavior we expect of them and knowing the "why" for ourselves. It's a strategy for keeping our parenting centered around the Gospel.Read More
I keep reminding myself that this is just a phase—that he will outgrow it. But, the truth is, I have still not outgrown the desire to cry and yell and sometimes throw myself down in a fit of rage.Read More