Before our first child, Karaline, was born, if we were honest, Andrew and I would have to admit that we of course had many moments of freeking out. “How in the world did we think we were ready for this?” “We’ll never have time alone again!” “How are we going to afford this new creature?” … More The Intentional Parent
As I sat in church this morning, tears uncharacteristically streamed down my cheeks as I worshiped the Lord. The last few days of watching social media’s hyper-focus on abortion and “pro-choice” have infuriated me and ripped my heart to shreds. Today I was able to enter into the presence of the One in whose truth … More The Sanctity of Life
Ever since I can remember, I was told by people around me that “True Love Waits,” meaning, if I truly love my future spouse, I will wait for them physically for marriage. This long held catch phrase has been taught by countless youth groups, small group leaders, mentors and overall, I think it is so … More Not Even a Hint
I recently had a friend come to me and ask if she could use my blog as a means to share her story, anonymously for now. Here is her powerful, heartfelt story and plea… I was trying to come up with an appealing, cute name for this blog, but the truth is, there’s no appealing, … More To the Mother, Daughter, or Sister Struggling with Pornography.
Jen Hatmaker is an author, speaker and blogger who has made her way into evangelical circles. She recently came out in support of homosexuality, claiming that not only is it acceptable to the Lord, but that homosexual relationships can be holy. Young moms and wives in particular have been eating up her books and … More The Problem With Jen Hatmaker
WOAH. Stacy Hanna, what are you thinking? How could you possibly deprive your child from the classic childhood experience of Santa Clause—It goes hand-in-hand with being a kid. Karaline needs to experience magic, make believe and wonder! Before we get all stressed out, lets take a deep breath. (que moment for deep breath). Okay, lets … More Karaline, There is no Santa Claus
Andrew and I have a precious little nine month old daughter. She’s got the cutest wrist rolls, the softest, most kissable cheeks, and brings more joy and frustration into our lives than we ever imagined possible. 🙂 I was browsing through some of our pictures last week from when she was a newborn and had … More Take some time to just “be” with your kids today.