Teaching your kids to apologize sincerely

Teaching your kids to apologize sincerely

We all know a forced apology when we see one. The eye roll. The huffing under his breath as he quickly says, “Sorry” with a slight attitude. Nothing about that is a sincere apology. You may have to start teaching your kids to apologize sincerely. I’ve been in the...
Do you have imposter syndrome?

Do you have imposter syndrome?

Have you ever thought you had imposter syndrome? It is a relatively newer phenomenon that many people struggle with that can impact their relationships, socializing, and self-esteem. Arlin Cuncic describes it like this: “…imposter syndrome is the...
Healing impacts of therapy

Healing impacts of therapy

You may be skeptical of the healing impacts of therapy if you’ve never tried it. How can an hour a week or every other week be healing? Well I will confess it is NOT because I’m a miracle worker, but it is because of God’s healing power that can work...
Double standards in parenting

Double standards in parenting

“Do as I say not as I do”… double standards in parenting can make your parenting journey very difficult. Kids are always watching and are like sponges absorbing what we teach them- intentionally and unintentionally. It’s important to pay...
Fight off shame with the love of Jesus

Fight off shame with the love of Jesus

Can you fight off shame differently when you consider how much Jesus loves you? Think about it. Understanding the love of Jesus can be the antidote for combating shame’s anti-gospel message and learn to love ourselves the way Jesus does. I talk about love a lot...
Are you preparing to say I do?

Are you preparing to say I do?

I LOVE working with couples who are preparing to say I do. It’s refreshing to see couples who see they need to plan for their marriage while they are planning their wedding. Many get caught up in the thrill of engagement and wedding stuff and lose sight of what...
One of my ‘go-to’ books: The Red Sea Rules

One of my ‘go-to’ books: The Red Sea Rules

Have you ever had a favorite book that speaks to you and helps you re-think things in life? The Red Sea Rules by Robert Morgan is one of those books for me. This book has been a sweet go-to when walking through hard times, and it’s been one I’ve...
5 things to do when you disagree with others

5 things to do when you disagree with others

Not everyone will get along 100% of the time. There will be times when you agree and other times when you disagree. For many it’s hard to be graceful and loving when you disagree with others. So here are some “must do’s” to be mindful of....