Dear child: Forgive me for being impatient with you in this scary and stressful time

In a matter of days, our lives have turned upside down like those rollercoasters you’ve dreamed about riding this summer. Your sports activities, spring musical program, and school have all been closed. Your playdates and outings are being withheld to ensure your safety on lockdown.  When you first heard the news, you yelled and cried …

Dear Husband, Let’s Show Our Kids What Love Looks Like – Her View From Home

This past week, the winds and rain have threatened the oneness and unity in our marriage and home like never before. They came without warning. Why do we fight like we’re against each other, instead of for one another? We know the truth. We know better, but sometimes emotions fly too high and we act …

A Letter to My Son (The Kindergarten Graduate)

I am pretty excited to be writing as a new contributor for Forthefamily.org. Especially as our family has grown in size over the last few years, I find myself having a lot of ideas for articles. Or rather, the struggle in raising children and keeping your marriage #1 is so real that I can’t not …

Why I’m a Stay-at-Home Mom: The Short Story

From last week’s blog post You Write the Title, I Write the Post, I decided to tackle Grace Graieg’s title: Why I’m a Stay-at-Home Mom. Thank you for the great topic/title Grace and for everyone who participated! My desire to be a stay-at-home mom (SAHM) came from an early age. My mom was a SAHM …