By Cindy Koch - Just yesterday I did something a little out of character for me. Unlike most of my crazy days, I ended up with an hour or two with not a thing on the schedule. So I had a moment to cozy up on the couch with a cup of coffee, to get … Continue reading Trust the children?
By Cindy Koch - Blue or pink? That was the critical dilemma a few months before our third daughter was born. Choosing a wall color for the baby’s nursery should have been an easy enough thing, but it was weighted with more pressure than I thought. Choosing a color for her brand-new tiny eyes to … Continue reading Creating Their World
By Cindy Koch - It’s become our ritual every Sunday morning. Twenty little feet scurry into a tiny little classroom and shuffle back and forth between the tiny blue chairs. Twenty little hands fidget and pull at their own buttoned up collars and their sparkly dress skirts. Twenty little eyes bounce around from a colorful … Continue reading Ash-proof Kids
By Cindy Koch - She smiled as great grandpa offered his hands to hold the squirming little baby boy. Not just because he had become antsy after 45 minutes of a traditional church service where she did everything to keep her 8-month old quiet through reading and sermons and prayers. No, now she smiled because … Continue reading The Strong
By Cindy Koch - Today I am sick with anger. Every moment that my own beautiful little children inch toward that front door, out into the bleak and dangerous world, I become frantic. There are murderers and swindlers out there, just outside a parent’s protection. They lay in wait, hunting our children, just beyond our … Continue reading Hide them away? Free them to Live
By Caleb Keith - Whether you like or hate that Trump won the presidential election, it is undeniable that the liberal community went through a freak-out. Twitter and Facebook were ablaze; college campuses crumbled in tears and some real idiots started blocking freeways. Amidst false cries of racism and bigotry, some liberals acknowledged how they … Continue reading Watch out for your Children
By Cindy Koch - We are often attacked for our dedication to our children. There is a world beyond our friendship that belittles our lifelong joy of being a mother. But we have been bound together by the great blessing of bearing children. And it’s only you I can turn to now. You have been … Continue reading Dear Mother of Boys,