Why Advent Hope Is Way Better than Junior Prom Hope

By Amanda Cleary Eastep I REALLY wanted him to ask me to prom. I waited. And waited. And. Waited. Until one day, when it seemed all hope was lost, a nervous young man twitched his way over to my locker and sweated out an invitation to our junior prom. Except it was the wrong young […]

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Dating Boaz

The first time my elder daughter tells me she’s going on a date, I will die. Maybe not all of me, but that part that believes she will always be content to sit at the computer chatting online with her friends or watching reruns of “The Nanny” with me at midnight. I’ve had it easy, […]

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10 Lessons You Didn’t Know You Learned from Barbie

Barbie has taught generations of girls a lot over the years. And, for me, those lessons hold far more value than my 1970s Mod Hair Ken with the “combable hair and all the makings for a new look.” Barbie never dies, she just gets naked Playing with Barbie dolls helps children answer many of life’s […]

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