Happy Birthday, Grief

Happy Birthday, Grief Grief is trying to sneak up on me again, but I’m ready for her. In less than a week, October will be over. October is the birthday month for me and both of my parents, who were born on the same day, two years apart. Destiny, I guess. I find...

How to handle rebellious teenagers

How to handle rebellious teenagers If you’re a parent, even of young children, you’re probably freaked out about the teen years. You’ve heard way too many stories about kids and weed, alcohol, porn, and sexting. If you have teenagers, maybe your fears have...

4 values moms need this school year

4 values moms need this school year It’s time for my yearly back-to-school blog—the kind that gets you misty-eyed and nostalgic about where the time has gone. Your baby is going to kindergarten. Your baby is going to middle school. Your baby is going to high school....

Who is God the Father to you?

Who is God the Father to you? Daddy, Dad, Father, Papa, Daddio, Pop. These titles, and many more, draw up a wide, tumultuous range of emotions for us. Each, in its own way, suggests a level of intimacy and connection, a unique blending of two lives in a relationship...

What I’m Thinking About this Memorial Day

What I’m Thinking About this Memorial Day Most people I know are happy about Memorial Day, There’s no school, no work, and probably some beach or pool time. They throw burgers on the grill and spend time in the sun. But that’s not what I’m thinking about on Memorial...

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