Partnering in Parenting

Partnering in Parenting

Many times we fight with our spouse over parenting our children. Isn’t that strange? Your children are a product of your love. The thing we prayed for, yearned for and dreamed about is the very thing that puts us in conflict with our partner. Maybe it’s their style of...
I Can’t Do This, But God Can Through Me

I Can’t Do This, But God Can Through Me

I hope by now you’ve had a chance to listen to this week’s episode of Wire Talk. If not, go download and listen as soon as you finish reading. My friend Kimber Burgess joined us at the Nest to talk about her family’s journey parenting a child with special needs....
Making Peace With Working

Making Peace With Working

One thing I know to be true of every mom is this: we all want to do this motherhood thing well. But moms who work outside of the home (because all moms are “working moms” right?) have additional challenges to face as they try and ‘do well’ at two very different jobs....
How To Stay Connected to Your Tween

How To Stay Connected to Your Tween

The middle school years are a time of change and awkwardness that most of us would never willingly return to, but they are also the time when you really start to see the adult your child is going to be emerging. The tween years don’t have to merely be endured, I...
Parenting According to God’s Design

Parenting According to God’s Design

I was just in California with my two young grandkids and I can already see their different personalities shining through. I believe Evie, the oldest, is a Blue; she is very sensitive, and you can tell immediately if her feelings are hurt. (Usually her feelings are...
5 Keys to Disciplining Well

5 Keys to Disciplining Well

Discipline is one of the hardest parts of being a mom and it’s the number one topic I get asked about. I bet we could do a hundred Tips all about discipline and still not cover all the questions moms have. And no matter what the question is, my advice usually comes...

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