Tricia Lott Williford

Tricia Lott Williford is a remarried widow and the mom of two young men who could charm you to the moon with their freckles. She collects bracelets, pens, words, and coffee mugs. She is a sought-after speaker for events and conferences around the country. She is the author three books, and her newest is called You Can Do This: Seizing the Confidence God Offers. Tricia writes daily on her blog,

Will I Miss This?

Create A Rhythm | Family Life

Will I Miss This?

It’s not about enjoying every minute . . . it's about enjoying the ones I can and making the most of the ones that are harder to embrace. Read More
You're a good parent

Create A Rhythm | Family Life

You’re a Good Parent Even When You Drop Plates

Tucker was a few weeks old, and it was my first night back to my part-time job as a writing teacher. I’m pretty sure I was teetering under the weight… Read More

Fight For The Heart | Special Topics

How to Share Authority in Blended Parenting

Blended Parenting is about Shared Authority. It’s the balance of saying, “I know she was in charge, but now he is too.” It’s the careful dance of listening and learning,… Read More
Making Room For Joy at Christmas | The Parent Cue Blog

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Making Room For Joy at Christmas

Christmas can feel complicated. We can feel lots of emotions at once: harried with many things to do, spread thin inside a calendar filled with parties and people you may… Read More

Character and Values

How to Teach Kids the Art of Writing Thank You Notes

We are in that sweet spot between Thanksgiving and Christmas, where it seems that everything around us takes a soft curve—or a sharp right turn—from a spirit of gratitude to… Read More

Character and Values

Facing the Monster Called Fear

Let me tell you a little secret my son, Tyler, and I have together to help him battle fear. We started writing Tyler’s Brave Book. He has a notebook in… Read More

Character and Values

How To Avoid Raising Entitled Children

Last week, we celebrated my son’s 11th birthday.When my children were toddlers and preschoolers, I discovered the very real truth that it’s easier to celebrate one child’s birthday when all… Read More

Family Life

The Truth about Talking to Your Children About Loss

“My husband died when my children were in preschool. He was sick for twelve hours with an illness the ER doctors misdiagnosed, and he died on our bedroom floor two… Read More

Family Life

The Daughter-In-Law Factor

Sometimes it’s hard to know where to put my focus on the parenting buffet. There is so much on the table, so many choices, so many categories, so much to… Read More