Guest Post by Tahni Cullen “Pray for others that you may be healed,” (James 5:16). These words wouldn’t leave me alone. I really needed some encouragement––a prayer, a note, anything. From somebody. From an “other.” Six months into my Josiah’s autism diagnosis, I was enticed by waves of despair. I needed someone to listen, to…

Her voice was a whisper, “What are you doing?” I whispered back, “Not much, what are you doing?” In a guilty voice, she explained she was calling from the garage because she was hiding from her five-year-old twin boys, who had just removed the bedroom door from its hinges while having a ‘quiet time.’ They…

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Mike Clear | 0 Comments I remember getting “the talk” from my stepdad when I was 12 years old. I could tell by his efforts and timing that it was thrown together at the last minute. He fumbled and stumbled his way through the 30-minute awkward conversation and in the end, we were both relieved…

Jon Acuff | 0 Comments If you ever meet my kids, please don’t tell them about this article. If you do, you might accidentally ruin the best $4 I spend every week. Allow me to explain. When Apple updated the operating system for the iPhone, they included a feature called, “Screen Time.” Located in “Settings,”…

Doug Fields | 0 Comments Excerpted from Intentional Parenting, by Doug and Cathy Fields Whoever made up the saying “Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt me” was an idiot. Words are powerful and memorable. We remember words that are pointed and positive. We also remember words that are sharp…

Daniel Walters | 0 Comments Most parents know when they have kids that at some point they’ll have “the talk.” The one about the birds and the bees that incites awkwardness. Or some parents will leave a book with confusing anatomical drawings. (Thanks Mom.) Even still, there are some parents who just hope their kids…

Written by Dan Istvanik The classic parent response to almost anything is “because I said so….” Why do I have to eat my broccoli? Because I said so! Why do I have to go to bed early? Because I said so! Why should I stop kicking my sister? Ummm…because I SAID SO!!! It is the…

Written by Tony Bianco As every parent in 2019 knows, Fortnite is a household name and game. This multi-platform (PC, Xbox, PlayStation 4, Nintendo, and mobile) and cross-platform (playable for with others on different platforms) game is sweeping not only the nation but the world! Winners of the 2018 Gaming Awards, Best On-Going Game, and…

March 12, 2019 | Sarah Anderson | Before becoming a parent I thought I would do best with having a teenager right off the bat. If I could skip the sleep deprivation and toddler tantrum-ing and bedwetting, I’d be good. I wanted to get right to the place where I could have a conversation and…