The Truth, The Whole Truth, and Nothing But The Truth

Liar, liar, pants on fire. The sing-song words are familiar to most everyone, regardless of age. No one wants to be known as a liar. And of course, no one wants their child to be a liar. But children do … Continue reading

Parenting Challenges Can Bring Unexpected Blessings

Parenting challenges can come with unexpected blessings. When Paul and I married in 2000, we decided to have kids right away. I had spent eleven years as a single parent and looked forward to having a partner to help raise my … Continue reading

Helping a sister out

With the addition of my third child, I could see that God had a new plan for my life.  That meant leaving my part time job as an engineer and joining the ranks of the other stay at home moms.  Now 2 years … Continue reading

Warrior Angels

“Why aren’t there more children’s books for boys?” Parents ask me this frequently. My answer, “I don’t know.” But it’s a great question especially for Christian children’s literature. One Saturday night our five-year-old son couldn’t fall asleep. He wasn’t hungry … Continue reading

Reading with children

One of my treasured memories as a child was when my mother or father read to me. It wasn’t that they read so often. But those few times were so special that they still stand out in my memory almost … Continue reading