A mom cuddles up close to steal a kiss from her toddler.

Juggling too much is a pitfall of mine. As a Chris- tian mom, my priorities are God, family, and others. In that order. Balancing them well can be tricky. When they get out of whack, it affects my well-being. And most importantly, it affects my kids.

Teach your children about politics.

As a child, I had no idea how incredible our country was. Since then, three experiences have shaped my appreciation. These were brief visits to Mexico, Europe, and a year in Iraq with the military.

Teaching your children about God


Most parents go out of their way to ensure their children learn to the basics - reading writing, and arithmetic. I have written about how parents can teach these at home through daily activities.

As Mark Twain said, “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme,” meaning there are eerie similarities throughout history.

COVID-19 dominates the news and our lives.

In the U.S., over 4.6 million people have tested positive for the virus and 155,000 have died.

Worldwide 700,000 have died and 18 million have been infected.