Muskrats Are People, Too: Celebrating Family Heritage This Thanksgiving

(Excerpt: A Thanksgiving story about a Cherokee Muskrat, a Texas Ranger, and the Family of God. Are you feeling family-less today? God has a seat for you at His table. “How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!” 1 John 3:1)

Unmasking My Inner Super Mom

(Excerpt: We parents sometimes place a lot of guilt and pressure on ourselves. We get wrapped up in all the tiny details and society’s pressures of trying to be super moms and dads and super (fill in the blank) that we sometimes forget to enjoy the sweet, precious moments of our day-to-day interactions with our kids and loved ones. We focus so much on “perfecting” that we often miss out on “connecting.” But you don’t have to strive for perfection. God’s perfection is enough. He created us beautifully and wonderfully, and He wants us to accept ourselves and love ourselves as we are, flaws and all. God designed you to be your child’s parent or you to be your spouse's mate, and His design is always perfect.)

Connecting with Your Child’s Heart: Four life-changing strategies to turn discipline into discipleship and to speak love, grace, and Biblical truths into your child’s life.

(Excerpt: Is disciplining your child frustrating for you? Do you and your child often butt heads? Do you want to put DISCIPLESHIP back into DISCIPLine? Do you want to speak love, grace, and Biblical truths into your child’s life instead of just reminding them of “behavioral do’s and don’ts?” If you answered YES to any of these questions, I invite you to check out Connected Families’ online parenting course, “Discipline that Connects with Your Child’s Heart.” It will forever change how you parent, discipline, and relate to your child! It has greatly blessed me in my own parenting journey, and now I want to share it with YOU!)