Category Archives: Parenting

Mama, You Are Enough

Mama, what defines you? Who are you when what you are known for is stripped away?  The thought “I’m not good enough” resonates with many of us. This lie doesn’t respect gender, ethnicity, economic status or age. But Mamas—mothers—tend to embrace this lie the most.  Hear me, Mama, You Are Enough. “You Are Not Enough” … Continue reading Mama, You Are Enough

18 Sanity Survival Tips When Traveling with Kids

Traveling with kids is a tricky venture. As a military family, we endured many a long-distance trip traveling to our new duty station. To avoid hearing “Are we there yet?” or “How much longer?” on your next trip, here are a few survival tips I’ve gathered  to make traveling with kids more sane. 18 Survival … Continue reading 18 Sanity Survival Tips When Traveling with Kids

When Forgiveness Needs to be More Than an Apology

There are times saying or hearing “I’m Sorry” isn’t enough. Whether we were the one wronged, or the one who did wrong, some offenses demand more of a deeper  level of forgiveness. It requires reconciliation. The Seven Words The seven words  “I was wrong. Will you forgive me?” are important  in every relationship. But it … Continue reading When Forgiveness Needs to be More Than an Apology

Stop the Donkey Talk|Stop Assuming

Your small child is frustrated and upset. From experience, you see an emotional explosion brewing. To offset the damage, you urge her by saying, use your words, Honey.  This works in marriage, too. Stop the Donkey Talk For most of our marriage, Dennis and I have been guilty of assuming the other knows how we … Continue reading Stop the Donkey Talk|Stop Assuming