Posts Tagged "Parenting"


  Dear Readers, My website is finally back up and running fine with all the backend fixes complete. I apologize for the long delay in this post. I had a different draft ready to go, and then today happened and I suddenly found the right words that I think I had been waiting to write all along, I just didn’t know it.   For those of you who are hurting today, I hope you can hear my heart in this.   For those of you...

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  There is this trend on the internet and social media now that I find to be especially terrifying.   I started noticing how much anxiety it caused me, because it started pushing my “run and hide” buttons last fall.   Incidentally, I have found that this same exact issue trending with equal force among the nefarious world of motherhood/parenthood that my husband and I are ever so cautiously dipping our toes...

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  The final few weeks of this past semester, I embarked on analyzing the leadership of a man I once believed to be a great man of God. This man was a well known leader to the community I was raised in. He was also a recognized leader among many others within the larger conservative Christian community my family followed when I was a child, who have all fallen in recent years to the blinding light of public exposure revealing...

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Last month, I started a series on the roles women carry, what I learned about them growing up, and what I am learning about them now. It started with a post on lessons I learned from my Mama. You can check it out here. This post is a continuation of that series.      Sometimes I don’t know which haunts me more — the dissonance between my present and past views of what my primary role as a woman should be or my...

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Edits: Sorry everyone in my haste to post last night before going to bed I completely forgot about a title. Wow. Guess my blonde roots are showing there. Also while I was at it, I also added a section on the books I am reading currently, so be sure to check that out too! Gather Around Everyone, Grab a cup of coffee and join me for some heartfelt confession, some challenging thoughts, and some heartwarming encouragement. I found some...

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