Teaching Parenting Choices

A Moment of Honesty I’m all about being transparent and can’t see myself going back to the hidden version of me. I find so much more freedom in being as honest as possible, so let me begin by telling you the truth about last week. Last week,...

People always say that after your first child, or maybe even second, things change so much. What previously concerned you is no longer concerning. The precautions you took with your first born become no longer necessary. While this may be true for some situations, I’d have...

This year we decided to enroll our son into a once a week homeschool program (or co-op) at a private school near us. I would say it was a tough decision, but it really wasn’t. A friend of mine was speaking at the school one day...

I recently read an article about parental regret, titled ‘I regret having children’ by Anne Kingston. After reading this article, I have to admit that I was pretty disturbed. Not by the views expressed, but more so by the impression given, that most moms or parents...

At the Home of Martha and Mary 38 As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. 39 She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what...

Is Cruz the only one to hold accountable in this situation?  As I think about this and the previous school shootings, I can’t help but think about the importance of parenting, community, and teaching our children accountability. Children more often than not will show warning signs...

Love my enemies. Pray for them. Do good for them. Desire their "highest good." (Taken from Matthew 5: 44-46) Where do I begin? I have been consumed with thoughts regarding the Parkland, Florida shooting, and I can’t seem to shake them. I am agitated with thoughts of, what can I...

“Information can bring you choices and choices bring power - educate yourself about your options and choices. Never remain in the dark of ignorance.” - Joy Page I came across this quote and thought it summed up perfectly why we have chosen the natural, home birth...

Moms with good intentions If you are anything like me, you intended to begin your advent calendar and countdown to Christmas activities on December 1st. But like most of this year, time flew by and before you knew it, December 1st came and went. You planned...

A different way to parent When I was led to this concept of shepherding my children's hearts, I had no idea where to begin. As a result, I knew I would have a steep learning curve. This meant I'd better start educating myself quickly. I didn't...