What would make 2017 an amazing year for your family?

As our family grew and our kids got older that question, and certainly the answer to that question, looked a little different year to year. About ten years ago, our pastor, Dr. Jim Kennington preached a sermon on the importance of setting goals. I remember thinking at the time that it was a strange topic […]

PWTG Episode 020: Interview with Amy Porterfield

In this episode of Parenting with Truth and Grace we interview Amy Porterfield. Amy is the host of the wildly successful podcast Online Marketing Made Easy. She’s an expert on online marketing and is well known for her knowledge and teaching in the world of Facebook Marketing. Amy is also a wife and step mother to 13 […]

PWTG Episode 019: Is it OK to Expect Our Kids to Obey? Part 2

Today while I(Kelli) waited for my kids to have their teeth cleaned in our pediatric dentist office, I watched a mom with her 3ish little girl. You have to picture our dentist’s waiting room…every kids dream playroom including video games and a real playhouse. It was their first visit and the little girl was in heaven!! The […]

The Lesson Our Kids Must Learn From Rivalry Games

This past weekend is known throughout college football as Rivalry Weekend. The reason is simple – many of the great college football rivalry games were played on Saturday. Our son Tana plays for the Washington State University Cougars. We had the privilege of attending his game against arch rival Washington. Because it was so close in […]

3 Reasons Why Every Parent Would Want to Follow a Sherpa!

According to Wikipedia – Sherpa are an ethnic group from the most mountainous region of Nepal, high in the Himalayas. Of course what they are most famous for is their ability as mountaineers and their knowledge of the local terrain. They were so valuable as guides to the explorers of the Himalayan region that the […]