My Mom loved to sing. She sang to me when I was little, sitting on her lap in the rocking chair. She hummed constantly as she worked, sometimes a tuneless melody of her own, and at times just some song from the radio that got stuck in her head. But the singing. Always the singing. […]
Our kids do not deserve to be misled. Abstinence-only and biology-based sex ed is sadly ineffective and lacking important information that teenagers need. Issues like consent, gender identity, boundaries, and healthy sexual choices need to be taught by those who have been trained to do so, or at the very least are willing to educate themselves in order to teach our teens.
Christians would say that I should “pray that he would come to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ before he meets God.” There was a time when that would have been my Number One Priority. I would have hounded him and made him absolutely miserable until he caved and “gave his life to Christ”, even on his deathbed.
In all of the years I’ve been blogging and using social media, I haven’t made it a practice to share intimate stories. I do share personally but I don’t share everything, and there are boundaries I don’t cross. Personal things about my kids and my marriage are off limits. I do share my own personal […]