Three Friends

Have you ever noticed that some children (and adults) do well with one other friend,...

Three Friends
Thunder and Terror

Our older son Matthew used to have an intense fear of thunder and storms since...

Thunder and Terror
What My Failures Tell Me

As I reflect on the craziness of my previous year, I feel some discouragement over...

What My Failures Tell Me
When You Are Not Enough

I was recently praying with a friend about a big decision looming on the horizon...

When You Are Not Enough
When Appreciation Doesn’t Work

It sounds nearly sacrilegious to say this, but there are times appreciation doesn’t work. There...

When Appreciation Doesn’t Work
Big Upset and Big Joy

Like many of us, Matthew, my six-year-old son, continues to learn how to handle BIG...

Big Upset and Big Joy
Sick and Snappy

We have had another crazy round of sickness these last two weeks including two rounds...

Sick and Snappy