Why Become a Foster Parent?

We didn't realize it at the time, but when my husband and I began to consider foster parenting, we may have had a slight "savior complex" going on. Ahem. We knew there would be sacrifices involved. But we counted them worthwhile as we anticipated swooping into places where children were being severely abused and callously neglected, scooping them up into our arms and … [Read more...]

Back to School Crafts- Decorated Clipboard

#BacktoSchoolCrafts

Encourage Early Learning with a Personalized Clipboard Who's ready for Back to School? It's fine to admit that Summer needs to last awhile longer, but if you are like me you will still want to prepare for Fall. I love doing projects and Back to School Crafts. I've decided to share a quick and easy decorated clipboard that even preschoolers can do! This project is also … [Read more...]

My Name is Erin Book Review for Preteen and Teenage Girls And Giveaway!

My Name is Erin by Erin Davis book series review and giveaway cover photo

Have you ever attended a class or special event and a speaker launched into a topic that was something you desperately needed help/teaching/guidance with, and then when your hopes were high the speaker ended up addressing the topic through the lense of stereotypes that you didn't fit and suddenly you were just as hopeless as ever? I have. My husband and I have challenges, … [Read more...]

The Kid Who Changed the World {Review & Giveaway}

I was given a copy of The Kid Who Changed the World for review purposes.  All opinions are my own.  Do you realize that the Lord has given you spiritual gifts to use for his honor and glory? How are you using them to impact the Kingdom and eternity? How have those spiritual gifts been impacted by those before you? I firmly believe in the sovereignty of God. I believe that … [Read more...]

Loving Your Child Enough

One of my priorities as I write is to always be truthful. Sometimes the truth is beautiful and charming and inspiring. But other times it's messy and ugly and...somehow still inspiring when we allow God to wrench it from our grasping fingers and use it the way He wants to. Here's fair warning that there's some truth of the messy variety ahead. One recent afternoon, my … [Read more...]