Should Santa Be Cancelled?

Should Santa be cancelled? How can we navigate these quirks that Westernized civilization continually brings to the forefront of our minds, mostly from the content of our social media? I guess I feel the need to point out that out, considering some countries and cultures (including those within our westernized geography) worries are simply about […]

Gabb Wireless | A Mom Reviews the Safest Kid’s Phone

child on phone

Gabb Wireless should be on your list if you’re a mom or dad on the hunt for a safe new phone for your kids. Because it doesn’t have an internet browser, mindless games, or social media, you can rest assured that the Gabb phones or watches have your child’s best interest in mind regarding technology. […]

How to Raise Responsible Children

Have you ever wondered how your sweet 4-year-old will ever become a responsible adult? Do you struggle with how to raise responsible children? You’re not alone! This is one of the biggest areas of concern for parents. We want to raise responsible sons and responsible daughters who can conquer the world! (with compassion, of course) […]

Foolproof Solutions to Stop Your Child From Whining all the Time

Whining Girl

How can I possibly stop my kids from whining and complaining about everything? Why does my 2-year-old still fuss for everything he wants? What does my seven-year-old whine when I ask her to put away her toys? Dealing with whining has some nuances, but a lot of it is the same whether you have a […]

Creating Stability for Your Kids in Unstable Times

family playing game

2020 has been difficult at best and, for some of us, life-altering. I don’t know about you, but around here, my kids have definitely been feeling the stress of all the change this year. They wear masks and are in and out of school. All their everyday activities are canceled, and our holidays were much […]

Aging Well in a Youth Obsessed Culture

older woman

I’m 41. Forty. One. I am aging. I want to travel this journey with grace. Do you ever feel like it is impossible to age well in our youth-obsessed culture? Do you feel like you can’t keep up, or you are always having to get the next treatment or buy the next cream to keep […]

The One Phrase that Stops (almost) Every Fight in Our Marriage

couple holding hands

Marriage is hard. It is so wonderful, but it is also challenging. Partly because you are as open and vulnerable with your spouse as you have ever been or ever will be, and that leaves you open to getting hurt. Here is one phrase that stops just about every fight that starts in our marriage. […]

Postpartum Depression: A Husband’s Story

sad couple

Two Perspectives This post is one of a pairing. The first part was my wife’s story. My wife suffered from severe postpartum depression for three years after the birth of our youngest child. This was probably the most challenging season in our marriage, bar none. As people often do, my wife and I learned a […]

How to Live With Post Partum Depression

depressed woman

Two Perspectives This post is one of a pairing. We are hoping it brings encouragement to those facing the daily reality of living with postpartum depression. I suffered from severe postpartum depression for years after the birth of our youngest child. This was probably the most challenging season in our marriage, bar none. As people […]