Christianity Category

Sales Pitch of a Lifetime

You know those times when your kind, sweet kiddos transform into selfish savages who are constantly at each other’s throats? (No? Is that just us?) Well, that’s where we are right now. I’m no stranger to these stages. We tend to undulate into them every so often. No one cares about anyone else. No one […]

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Separation Anxiety

My son has a severe case of separation anxiety. As he grows, the issue seems to intensify, despite the fact that I drop him off at his grandparents’ house one day each week so I can have a few hours of uninterrupted writing time (praise God for grandparents!) To him, it doesn’t matter that his […]

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What Do You Believe?

My family has a Christmas tradition that makes most people’s heads explode. We don’t do Santa. (I can hear the gasps from here.) Don’t get me wrong, we still talk about Santa, watch movies and read books about Santa. Heck, we even go visit him. But my husband and I explain to our kids that […]

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Get My Checkbook

It was a mad dash to the minivan. We had snacks, we had water cups—though they may or may not have been filled with water—and all three kids were stampeding toward their car seats at the same time. It was even rumored that all the kids had shoes on their feet. From the looks of […]

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Sad Choices

My girls have had a tough time making good choices lately, especially when it comes to sleep. They refuse to nap, choosing to giggle beneath the blankets with each other in the top bunk instead. Then they wake up in the middle of the night to do the same thing. For hours. As the days […]

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