The Most Important Lesson for Christian Women

most important lesson for christian women

It’s New Year’s Eve 2015. Are you wondering where this year went like I am? I’m sitting at my desk thinking about many things I wish I’d done differently this year – differently with my husband and son, differently with my health, differently with my career and differently with our home. I have very many Read More …

#30DaysofThanks: Thankful for moms

thankful for moms

Today, Nov. 25, i am grateful for other moms. As a first-time mom, motherhood didn’t exactly come naturally to me. I often felt overwhelmed and unsure of myself. Further, I got postpartum depression and anxiety, which really made motherhood difficult. I am grateful for all the moms out there who offered advice, be they friends Read More …

5 Christian stocking stuffer ideas for kids

My son is 1 year old, and this Christmas, I’m so excited about all the things he will get to experience since he’s much more aware than last Christmas. This has me thinking about the best stocking stuffer ideas for kids! I’ve put together some ideas for the best stocking stuffer for kids, even though Read More …

#30DaysofThanks: Grateful for the Internet

#30DaysofThanks Blog Writing Challenge

Today, Nov. 6, I am grateful for the Internet. I’m writing this on the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 5, and I am falling asleep at the keyboard. My son was up every two hours last night because he has a nasty cold and, according to the doctor, four molars breaking through. He was inconsolable, and Read More …

Fisher-Price Little People Nativity: Deluxe Christmas Story from Family Christian Stores

Fisher-Price Little People Nativity gift idea

I am really excited to have started as an affiliate with Family Christian Stores, and this week they announced a great online-only deal on the get the set for a discounted price of $29.49. My 13-month-old son just loves the Fisher-Price Little People, so I can’t wait to get him this set to start sharing Read More …

Treating Postpartum Depression with Pet Therapy

Treating Postpartum Depression with Pet Therapy

I’m reading more and more about how pets – particularly dogs – are used in therapy for people with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental disorders. But after a simple web search, I found very little on treating postpartum depression with pet therapy. Our dog, a German shepherd named Heidi, has been and Read More …

Parents, education begins with you

education begins with you

Parents, education begins with you. I’ve become more and more frustrated by the sheer number of people who can’t differentiate between your and you’re and other simple issues in writing. (It’s always “you’re welcome,” as in you are welcome, NOT “your welcome.”) I think there are two reasons why both adults and young people cannot Read More …