Happy Thanksgiving Week! I hope this Q and A/Gratitude-focused interview with my two youngest boys adds a bit of cheer to your holiday! Warning: There might have been a case of the giggles going on. (You're welcome for editing a whole lot of nonsense out! 😂) Invite a child or two to listen in on this one! NOTES: Follow Luke on Instagram And YouTube Check out the Character Training Course here!! If you're quick -- use CODE: THANKFUL to get an extra $20 off! (only good for
Hey friends! I am pretty sure you will agree: Entitlement has become an epidemic among our kids. We are raising children in a quick-fix society, where everything they want seems to be available at the touch of a button (or a holler out to Alexa!) Many of us (me included!) have grown frustrated with this issue, and wonder if there is some way to fight against it. Kristen Welch, founder of Mercy House Global, and author of “Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World” (among other great
Some fall fashion (in my 50's) -- Which makes me simultaneously so excited (I love clothes!) and super uncomfortable. Read on... Funny story: Many years ago, I was a new blogger trying to find my voice and my niche. I shared pictures of my kids, some recipes, and occasional lifestyle (including fashion) posts. I followed a lot of other bloggers who I learned from and admired. The only thing is, most of the women I followed were a good 10-15 years younger than me.
Today I am excited to share a “guest podcast” from Kari Kampakis, host of the Girl Mom Podcast. In this episode Kari shares some helpful perspectives to keep in mind if your son is dating someone you don’t feel good about, as well as some simple, sound wisdom to share with your teens or young adults when they enter the dating season of life. (It’s not easy – rememeber!?) Kari has so much wisdom to share, on this topic and others. Be sure to click around some of her writing and
Best books for kids, from teenage years down! I am so happy and excited to get to share this "Friend Post" with all of you. I have admired my friend Liz Yeboah, who lives in England, for a long time via Instagram! She inspires me in so many ways. (catch episode 105 on the my Podcast to hear her share family adventure inspiration!) I seriously want to plan a trip to England just to go on some family field trips with the Yeboahs! (and ok, eat some of her cake, too. 😉)
I am excited to share this week's episode with Levi Lusko, Pastor, best-selling author, husband, and Father of five! Pastor Levi joins us to chat about his heart for tackling real issues kids face with compassion, grace, and biblical authenticity. His newly released children’s devotional, Roar Like a Lion, helps parents open up conversations and bring Biblical truth into relevant topics including peer pressure and bullying, faith, fears, friendships, and finding the courage to try
When life is difficult, it can be hard to believe that God is for you – that He is truly working all things together for your good. If you have ever wrestled with these thoughts, then this interview with Megan Fate Marshman -- gifted Bible teacher, storyteller, and writer is just for you. I recorded this interview in early 2021 to talk about the message in her incredible book, Meant for Good, but days before the interview was scheduled to release, Megan’s husband Randy had a sudden heart
Help for Busy Moms who want to eliminate overwhelm and enjoy motherhood! Anyone who can juggle being a full-time family dentist, a reservist in the Navy, a podcaster and blogger, and an intentional, involved #boymom and wife without losing their mind has some wisdom for the rest of us! Toni-Ann Mayembe understands the challenges of busy working moms and is on a mission to help us eliminate the overwhelm and enjoy motherhood while being authentic with themselves and others. I'd say that