Today I’m excited to welcome guest blogger Dana Herndon, writer at An Ordinary View, middle school teacher, and mother of three. “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” Hebrews 11:1 (NKJV) This is one of my favorite verses. A simple, yet complex explanation of faith. Because that is how faith…… Continue reading Faith, Parenting, and Faithful Parenting
There’s a hilarious and right-up-to-the-line of inappropriate viral video about moms and swimsuits out there this week. It’s hilarious because it is true. Most swimsuits out there just aren’t designed for a normal mom who wants to have a normal day at the beach (i.e., swimming, chasing kids, fixing lunches, changing diapers, moving around and not…… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Make Peace With the Mommy Swimsuit
Husband: I thought maybe you needed a girls’ night out. Me:
We just flew across the country with our two boys, ages 4 and 1. Because, you know, we like a challenge. Just kidding, it’s because Daddy was graduating with his PhD. (Can you HEAR the hallelujahs? SE-RI-OUS-LY.) Plane travel isn’t a new thing for us, though. Because my family lives in the Midwest and we…… Continue reading 10 Tips for Flying With Littles
Kid, midway through a day at the zoo: “My shoe is gone. It’s been gone for awhile.”
Four words: weekend away, no kids.
Good Friday is this Friday, April 14. Good Friday is all about the death of Jesus. The horrific, bloody death of Jesus. This day is one of cornerstones of the Christian faith. It’s important. Essential, even. I want my kids to have a grasp of it from their earliest days. To have heard about the…… Continue reading How to Explain Good Friday to a Preschooler, and Other Things Seminary Never Taught Me