If you are new here, or even if you have been around for a while, here is a list of my most popular posts. They will give you a feel for the flavor of my writing and the kinds of things that resonate with readers around here.
I have a few strong-willed or “spirited” children at my house. One thing that a sweet elderly woman told me years ago has given me strength beyond my own as I have struggled to raise them. Perhaps it will help you also.
I am a big proponent of modesty, but for reasons beyond the superficial – reasons that empower women and girls to love their bodies.
I have been overwhelmed by motherhood a time or two (or too many times to count). If you are feeling more overwhelmed than joyful in whatever stage of motherhood you are in right now, gain some hope and perspective here.
My oldest son is the poster child for strong-will. He is getting ready to leave the nest to go out on his own, and I have learned a few things through the process of raising him. Read about a few of them in this post.
Kids are capable of doing so much more than we sometimes expect of them. Perhaps it is time to put on your mean mom pants and require them to do these five things that teach good ‘ol life skills.
It is no secret that abstinence is no longer in style. Casual sex is the norm, and many people expect teenagers and young adults to follow suit. But not me. Here is why I teach my teens abstinence, even though it is an uphill battle.
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