Tending Our Heart to Love Theirs

You love your child a bunch, more than you can put into words. You know there's a big age and maturity difference between you. You even "get" why he does or says some things. So why is it that we react critically, or even meanly, sometimes, yet other times we don't? The short answer is…

The Promise of Self-Control

Have you ever had one of those days (or in my case, weeks) where being self-controlled is like getting jello to stay on your spoon from the bowl to your mouth? That was always a cute sight when our kids were little. Moving their little hand without thought from bowl to mouth, the jello jiggled…