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...]

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...]

5 Ways to Show Your Child You Love Them

"I love you." 3 words that mean so much, yet we all have a tendency to take them for granted when we hear or speak them everyday. We try to teach our children that words mean things and have weight, but it's also important to show them that we mean what we say. To quote George R.R. Martin, "Words are wind," so it's important that our children see us backing up our words with … [Read more...]

Train Up a Child

  Parenting is not for wimps. It’s just not. Until your child has children of their own, there is no way they will ever comprehend why you do what you do. This is why it is vital to your heart that no matter how your days, months or years work out that you place your trust in what the Lord promised you. It seems that in this day and age where we are raising a … [Read more...]

Raising Godly Children

  But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of, because you know those from whom you learned it, and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus." 2 Timothy 3:15-16 This encouragement offered by Paul to Timothy strikes a chord … [Read more...]