Birth – 5 years

Birth - 5 years

Preschoolers Go All In

When our now 3-year-old was 12 months, I placed him in the kitchen sink with plastic cups and a thin stream of running water. Then I watched in awe and… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Blog | Family Life | Fight For The Heart | Words Over Time

The Words that Stick

We lived for a few solid years in our family not having to really watch our words. We could have conversations about dessert, fun places to go, and toys. And… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Make It Personal

The Truth About Parenting Preschoolers

Before we had children, a friend once told us that, “Kids simultaneously ruin your life and make it awesome.” Now, as the parents of a one-year-old and a three-year-old, we ruefully refer to this comment on a regular basis. It’s the truth… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Create A Rhythm | Family Life

10 Parenting Hacks to Make Life Easier with Little Kids

“I don’t know what to do with all this time on my hands,” said no parent ever. Once you become a parent, finding time to do the things you want and need to do is similar to catching Harry Potter’s golden snitch—nearly… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Make It Personal | Self Care

Fake It Till You Make It

I’ve heard before that when feeling insecure in a new job you just have to “fake it till you make it.” But I seem to have mixed luck with my attempts—especially in my role as a parent. Mostly, I just end up… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Discipline | Family Life | Imagine The End

What It Takes to Raise a Strong-Willed Blessing

One of my most favorite things about being a parent is picking up my little one, Dylan, from school. I mean, it’s like it’s Christmas and I’m Santa. When I open her classroom door, she drops whatever she’s doing, busts into a… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Celebrations | Create A Rhythm

4 Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Easter with Your Preschooler

One of the things I wrestled with when my kids were growing up was how to make the true story of Easter the most important part of Easter while participating in all the fun around us. I loved watching my kids dig… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Make It Personal

Overcoming New Parent Anxieties

The words “new parents” and “anxiety” seem to be synonymous. If you Google the phrase “parent anxiety,” you’ll see titles such as “49 Parent Fears And How To Ease Them” and “Top 10 Fears Of New Moms.” As a relatively new parent… Read More