Anxious About School This Week? Then Try This


I held my son's hand until the teacher asked all the parents to leave (oh please, I thought, not yet). My legs felt like lead as I drug myself to the door. My eyes moistened. My throat tightened. Like most Moms, I felt pretty anxious about school. How could he already be in Kindergarten? What [...]

Anxious About School This Week? Then Try This2023-08-07T08:28:51-05:00

Back-to-School Prayer Guide for 2022-2023


When my daughter Caroline graduated from college, I was thrilled to have at least one child out of school. But in 2018, she headed back to school. AGAIN. The day she began graduate school, I had a lot of conflicting emotions:Nostalgia: how can this be? Seems like only yesterday I was sending her off to first [...]

Back-to-School Prayer Guide for 2022-20232023-06-13T15:52:35-05:00

How to Be Your Child’s Greatest Fan (without being a jerk)


For the record, my husband and I staged the picture above with our nephew a few years ago, as a joke. But for some, youth sports are no laughing matter.As a veteran sports mom and a coach's wife, I’ve witnessed some extreme ballpark behavior: coaches throwing pens, clipboards and hats. Tearful mothers screaming at the [...]

How to Be Your Child’s Greatest Fan (without being a jerk)2022-03-14T10:50:09-05:00
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