Tame the Beast & Trust the Beauty

Can we talk about one of the most important conversations we can have with our teenage daughters? In fact, I believe this one topic can be the most significant one we discuss after salvation. Developing a biblical framework in this one area can radically change every other aspect of our daughter's self-perception and their relationships with others. What is this topic? Tame the Beast & Trust the Beauty My favorite Disney animation has been remade into a live action movie and it ... [Read More]

When Hard Conversations Open the Door to Really Good Ones

Sometimes being the mom of a teenage girl is the coolest thing ever. Like when we plan a Netflix binge of One Tree Hill or when we spend a few hours shopping for shoes. But then there are the other 6.5 days of the week when it's just plain hard. The past few months have been full of all the hard stuff. And I need to say here and now — I did not handle most of it well at all. In fact, I pretty much bombed. I yelled when I should have prayed. I fought against my girl rather than for her. I was ... [Read More]