Fathering

The role of a mother is to support fathering and the role of a father is to support mothering. Last month, I was privileged to write a devotional in partnership with Mr. Michael Griego , a seasoned father and grandfather. He shared scriptures, prayer points, and 5 essentials for great and effective fatherhood, and I […]

Unsolicited Advice

Young mothers despise unsolicited advice, particularly from experienced mothers. Sometimes, experienced mothers belittle the natural competency of young mothers. Perhaps, this is why many young mothers resist counsel from seasoned mothers. What if seasoned mothers feel the need to provide unsolicited advice because they genuinely care. What if being condescending is not their intention. What […]

Mother’s Day When Your Adult Child Doesn’t Celebrate You

The media inundates us with images of loving mom and child relationships, their hands holding beautiful bouquet flowers. We see gifts, cards, and children bringing their mom food in bed while sentimental music accompanies the acts of love. For some moms, the images can bring emotional pain. As Mother’s Day approaches, we may begin to […]

The Joy of Being Mom: Embrace the Adventure* by Judy Brisky [REVIEW & GIVEAWAY]

Originally posted on My Life in Our Father's World:
SYNOPSIS Yes, you can have joy and be a mom at the very same time. You know all about crying babies, dirty diapers, toddler tantrums, potty training, school assignments, and the list goes on and on. Ahhh, Motherhood! But wait, there’s more! Judy Brisky wants…

I Thank GOD

Today, I am thankful for my salvation. It is a great privilege to belong in God’s family, to be fathered by the creator of the universe, to be loved and held by God. Having a relationship with God grounds me and keeps me centered. It is transforming me. It has given me a purpose and […]

Terrible Twos?

Some call two year olds “terrible twos” because little children strongly assert their independence at this age and this can be difficult to manage. I choose to call this stage the “thrilling twos” and intentionally speak life over the little one. This is one practical way to practice mindful parenting and thrive this stage of […]