My own love of books began very early. I can remember story times, summer reading lists, and coming home from the public library with large stacks of books; these stacks have just gotten larger as I have grown older...Continue Reading
Blog Posts on Wives & Mothers
My happiest Christmas memory is the time each year that my aunt Nancy directed my cousins and me in a reenactment of the nativity. The youngest among us — a girl — was always baby Jesus, and as Mary, my…Continue Reading
It’s the most wonderful time of the year — or is it?
Thanksgiving is upon us, and Christmas just around the corner, and with this coupling come lots of expectations. For years I wrestled with how to navigate the days…Continue Reading
Are you mom enough?
Time Magazine forced this question into the face of every mother with bold letters above a cover image of a young mother breastfeeding her four-year-old. When the issue hit newsstands, it re-ignited a longstanding “mommy war”…Continue Reading
I’m the grocery shopper in our family. I walk the aisles of choices and read the labels, searching the food, trying to discern facts from fiction.
This regular responsibility comes with some regular fears about making the wrong choices in…Continue Reading
Is it normal to wander into the kitchen and open the refrigerator multiple times while you are standing there? (I’m asking for a friend.)
It’s a mindless, yet hopeful habit. Who knows? Maybe something new to eat will appear when…Continue Reading
Mothers are mind-blowing people if you stop to look at them.
In their body, they can carry, feed, protect, and eventually deliver a child — a human being, like you or me. They often set aside personal gifts and aspirations…Continue Reading
For a mom living in an age where definitions of motherhood have become plastic, my radar is up for solid models of godly motherhood. We must not overlook one such model — Mary.
Many women were loved and blessed by…Continue Reading