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Tales of an Inconsistent Disciplinarian

When I was pregnant with my first child, my friend Krista asked me about our discipline philosophy. Whatta … huh? was how I wanted to reply. But all she got was a blank stare. Because that seemed like the more eloquent option. read more


Feet Lead the Way

This month we are featuring fun experiments you can do with your baby from the book Experimenting with Babies. Babies are sweet and cuddly and full of scientific experiments. What will your baby teach you? read more


A Family Song

My husband Don and I have had the privilege of raising eight kids together over the past twenty years. They were little when we created our big, beautiful, blended family; now they are grown and out of the house … mostly. read more


Who Am I Doing This for Anyway?

I have a confession. My worst parenting moments have often been when I’m trying to impress someone. Never my kids of course, but other adults. Even disciplining publicly can be for someone else’s benefit. It’s awful. I know. We can get that out right here, right now. read more


To the One Longing to Be Seen

Sometimes it is just hard, this mothering thing. It is hard to be responsible for the shaping of little people. It goes without being said, motherhood is worth it. But sometimes it is hard. Beyond the worry and long nights and work of raising children, it is hard to go unnoticed. To not be seen. read more