For the love, being a parent is not an easy job! Yet, if you can survive the challenge, it is one of the most rewarding jobs you will ever be given to. There are days you want to duct tape them to the wall and ground them until they are 30. But then those moments are followed by laughter until your cheeks hurt, dancing silly in the kitchen, bear hugs, sloppy kisses, and 'I love you's' until your heart hurts. And you wouldn't trade it for anything in the world. Listen as Bethany shares tips on surviving parenting.
I never thought that I would have to face the loss of a baby; a miscarriage. You have friends and family go through the loss, but never think it will be you. You hear their stories and don't know what to say as they grieve and share their heartbreak. You sit awkwardly quiet, hoping they... Continue Reading →
Sometimes the most difficult thing about being a parent is having to enforce consequences and discipline. I remember as a kid my parents stating, "This hurts me more than it does you," and I was thinking, "Yeah right, whatever, I'm the one sitting in my room right now!" But the reality of those very words... Continue Reading →
It's crazy to me how much one's identity is affected by the revelation of being a son and daughter of God through the spirit of adoption. That simple, yet deep revelation affects how we make decisions; relate to friends/family; pursue our dreams/passions; our motives; our perceptions of others and what we believe are people's perceptions... Continue Reading →