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…