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Eating Disorders: Having Compassion in the Darkness

I am supposed to be cleaning right now. Which may be why I’ve chosen now to blog. Possibly.  I only blog when I’m supposed to. I’ve tried to write when a topic feels cool, or I have something to say…but it’s like running through goo, I get nowhere very slowly. Each paragraph is painful to… Continue reading Eating Disorders: Having Compassion in the Darkness

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It’s Okay To Teach Your Daughter She’s Beautiful

We all want to be told we are beautiful. We all want to feel beautiful. And we all hope our offspring are beautiful.  Or at least I know I do! I spent years wishing I was beautiful, praying each night that God would make me wake up beautiful… I worried so much about my outer… Continue reading It’s Okay To Teach Your Daughter She’s Beautiful

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What Parenthood Truly Looks Like {Raw Honesty}

What does parenthood truly look like? It’s a question those who aspire to one day be a parent may ask. It’s also a question even parents ask. Because as a parent, we critic our position, and wonder if we are doing it right.  Let me tell you, if you are even asking yourself this question,… Continue reading What Parenthood Truly Looks Like {Raw Honesty}

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Be The Unborn Voice

Something’s been entering my newsfeed on Facebook far too often. Something that shouldn’t be there. Something that should not be a debate. Something that should not need to be defended.  I’m ashamed. I’m ashamed of you America. I’m ashamed of you Christian’s; the ones who support it, I’m ashamed of you.  What is this thing… Continue reading Be The Unborn Voice

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Parents, It Is Important To Express Delight Over Your Children

Ladies and Gentleman…Mainly, mothers and fathers: When was the last time you genuinely looked your baby (young or old) in the eyes and with all sincerity expressed your delight over their accomplishment, whether large or small?  Honestly, when was the last time you told them you were proud of them? Not everything we do will… Continue reading Parents, It Is Important To Express Delight Over Your Children