Tag: parenting

Two Truths to Fight off Mom-Guilt

path of grace in parenting

Not enough exercise. Their/They’re/There still stumps my 12 year old. We move them around too much. I let their pet bunny roast in the Texas sun accidentally. In a rush, I threw the bunny’s corpse into the garbage in front of them. Not enough time spent reading. Too much yelling. All their food is either

Continue reading

Leading a Child’s Heart Away From Porn: A 10-point Discussion Guide

kids on media

I am utterly gutted over the pandemic of pornography in our society.  It can’t be overstated.  Porn is on Instagram. Porn is on Pinterest.  It’s also on Facebook (via shared “gifts” in the messenger app.) On WhatsApp, kids are texting each other gifs and links.  Web browsers are attached to most apps and video gaming

Continue reading

Should my 13 Year Old have Instagram?

should my 13 year old have instagram

Each time I asked my 13-year-old daughter what she wanted for Christmas, her answer was always the same: Instagram.  Every time she said it, my heart sank.  I told her it was just about the one thing I could not in good conscience “give” to her.  Instagram doesn’t feel like a good gift.  It’s the

Continue reading