As a mom, I usually thought I was pretty prepared for what the world threw at me. But I never expected a pandemic!We are about 7+ months in now, and I feel like I'm bombarded with new questions every day.Should I sign my kids up for violin or not?What to do about birthday dinners?Should we … Continue reading What’s a Mom to do During a Pandemic?
Yesterday, my heart felt incredibly heavy while we were scurrying around, getting ready for the day. My young children were chattering, happy and mostly oblivious to what is going on in our world right now. We stay at home as much as we can, but my husband and I darted into Lowe's for a second … Continue reading My Heart is Heavy
Life right now is...different. I'm sure so many of you can understand as we navigate the current worldwide pandemic. Never in a million years would I have guessed that life would someday look as it does right now. We are living through history. I'm so sorry that I haven't posted in a while. Besides caring … Continue reading Life During Quarantine
Not too long ago, there has been an internet controversy involving John MacArthur and Beth Moore. When asked to give his short, gut reaction to the name Beth Moore, MacArthur said "Go home," during a recent conference. This response has been met with outrage amongst mainstream Christians. Many of those who agree with MacArthur respond … Continue reading Should Beth Moore Go Home?
I'm very familiar with the idea of birth control being considered health care. The signs and pamplets about pills, IUDs, and hormonal implants are placed front and center in my obstetrician's office. But is it? The definition of health care from the Merriam-Webster dictionary: ...efforts made to maintain or restore physical, mental, or emotional well-being … Continue reading Should Birth Control be Considered Healthcare?
My girls and I had been super excited to watch the new live action rendition of Beauty and the Beast in theaters. I'm not sure if we are going to see it or not, but that's really not either here nor there. That's not what this post is about. As Christians, we often want to … Continue reading Lest We Cause Others to Stumble…Lessons Learned from Beauty and the Beast
I really don't even know where to begin. This morning, as I was scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed, I came across the news that President Obama is "strongly urging" all public schools to implement transgender bathroom and locker room policies, or they risk losing federal funding. I've literally had tears well up over this, and … Continue reading The Time To Take a Closer Look At Our Public Schools is Now
This week politics have been in the headlines, namely since Ted Cruz has suspended his presidential campaign. I'll be honest, I have been suspicious of Mr. Cruz from the beginning. Not that I think we have any good options, but I believe Ted did the best job of looking Christian, while trying to lie and cheat … Continue reading How a Christian Mom Can Help Shape Our Nation