Category: parenting

Parenting | Consistency

“Consistency is the true foundation of trust. Either keep your promises or do not make them.” ― Roy T. Bennett We often find ourselves, as parents, wanting to get out of something we said that we would do. When you work 40+ hours a week,…

Parenting | Grace

‘But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Three times I pleaded…

Parenting | Just Because It Is Hard Doesn’t Mean You Can Quit

For the past three months, I have been working a weird schedule that has had our home in upheaval because it was so difficult to plan for anything with our family. I would work from 930-530 three days a week and 7-3 two days…

Parenting |When you are about to lose your…

As a parent, you want to believe that you will never lose your…well, for the lack of a better term – crap with your kids. Unfortunately, the other day, I was unsuccessful. I am not proud of it. However, I am not upset about…

Book Review|Smart Money, Smart Kids

I was driving home the other day from school and was listening to a cd on leadership when I heard the speaker talk about a Simon Sinek book called Start with Why. As a parent, you and I know about that three-letter curse word because we have…

Every Parent Fails; Not Every Parent is a Failure

There is not one parent that hasn’t lost their temper and yelled at their kid(s). There is not one parent that hasn’t forgotten to pick them up from school or forgot to pack their favorite snack in their lunch. There is not one parent…

Parenting | Raising Adults

I came home from work recently to a very unhappy mother.  She didn’t have to say a word. You moms know exactly what I mean when I say this; she had “the look.”  Let me rewind to earlier in the day. I received a…