Raising our Children to be Allies and Advocates

Raising our Children to be Allies and Advocates

When I was pregnant with our son, we didn’t have a name for him picked out right away. We spent a lot of time looking up different names and sharing our likes and dislikes – until one day, my husband shared the name Xander, and there was something about it that caught my attention. When I asked him what it meant, he said, “Defender of the people” and I knew it was the one.

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Six Amazing Traits Moms Carry

Six Amazing Traits Moms Carry

Whether you are a young mom, experienced mom, single mom, a bonus mom, adopted mom, spiritual mom, or a grand mom...YOU ARE AMAZING!!! YOU are a super hero!!! Maybe not to the world, but to your children. Whether they show it or not and whether you see it or not.... YOU ARE THE BEES KNEES. This article is ALL about reminding you about the many traits GOD CELEBRATES ABOUT YOU that makes you an AMAZING MOM!

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How to Parent in a Drought

How to Parent in a Drought

So often I read articles about how to parent when I “think” I have it all together but what happens when I find myself in a season of drought? How do I continue to be and do everything that is my “normal” as a mom to do? I don’t. It took me a long time to learn that truth but once I had the “ta da” that not just as the seasons will change, so will your role as mom. When I recognized and adopted this truth I found a new onset of freedom.

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A Case for Compassion

A Case for Compassion

I’ll always remember entering the abortion clinic with life inside of me and leaving with a void, emptiness and detachment so confusing that I felt less than human; only to be met by the hurtful shouts, signs and stones hurled by protesters. The most heavy and haunting stone of all was being called a “murderer”! I felt the piercing conviction of a wound so deep that I accepted, adopted, and attached to this label of degradation repeatedly in mind.

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