When Mommy Says “Yes” But Daddy Says “No” – Teaching Authority in the Family

"Wives submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself it's Savior. Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their own husbands. Husbands, love…

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I disagree, and still love you

Relationships are messy. Family, dating, friends, co-workers, you name it! Complicated relationships are everywhere, in every area of life. We all have someone in our lives who is challenging to be around, but we can't avoid either. How do we navigate these sticky situations? How do we respond to those conversations? How do we love…

Why I don’t tell my kids to “share”

I use the word share very sparingly. Instead, I say "give" or "play together". Here's why: I don't want my children to share. I want more. I want my children to love. I want their hearts to be so full of love, so geared toward loving others, that I don't have to tell them to share,…

Looking back and looking forward

For our family, 2017 began with many uncertainties. We had just welcomed our second baby into the world a few weeks before the year began, and we were looking at the chaos of having two under two, in a one bedroom apartment, with a very limited income. We began the year thinking: "how are we…