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    Nurturing Healthy Body Image in Our Girls

    Moms, our girls are drowning in a sea of lies about their bodies and what beauty really means.  This series comes from a place deep within my heart.  If we want our daughters to grow up believing they are beautifully and wonderfully made by a creator who loves them…

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    In My Arms

    I sit on the edge of her bed, waiting for her to stop stalling at bed time. “One more snack, Mama.” “You’ve had three already.” “I want yogurt.” “But you’ve had four yogurts already today.” “Do you have watermelon?’ “Yes…” “Ok, I’ll have that.” “Oh...”  she continues so innocently,…

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    Growing up Slowly in a Too-Fast World…

    We are clinging to our children.  We want them to grow up slowly…  We’re keeping them away from negative influences like popular music, television, kid-marketed movies, commercials, the Mall, kid-stores, and the list goes on. That’s right, our family doesn’t go to the Mall. We are choosing to stand…

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    Dressing to Attract (Post at The Better Mom)

    Today I’m talking about modesty over at the Better Mom… I mean, what are we to do with culture when it comes to what we wear? As Moms, how do we honor God, our children, our husbands, and ourselves? Where do we stand in this mess that says ‘hot…

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    What Sex Isn't

    Sex.  There I said it.  That three-letter word that renders gasps through the unpadded pews.  Sex.  Sex.  Sex.  God made it; hand-crafted for our pleasure and His delight.  A gift.  I often wonder why so many Christians just can’t talk about it.  Sex is wonderful, beautiful, spiritual.  Normal. I…

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    Age.

    (This post was written for Five Minute Friday over at The Gypsy Mom with the inspiration word “older”) When I think of getting older, I think ‘aging’.  The word makes it sound more graceful, more welcome.  Age is inevitable.  It is one of the true God-ordained constants.  I age,…