When your parents encourage dating.

When your parents encourage dating.

I don’t know exactly how it all happened. He was an immature 16 year old. I was a mature 13 year old. I think I had just gotten my braces on, but still— my teeth were seriously big and buck. And I was in my most awkward phase ever. And yet…he asked me out. I wasn’t...
The day I grew up.

The day I grew up.

“He puts his hand down my pants and touches me!” Standing face to face with my mother in our front yard (if you could call the dirt patch next to 3 broken down cars a front yard), I remember not knowing what to say and just blurting these words out. I was eleven or...
Episode 90: Agency Trumps satan

Episode 90: Agency Trumps satan

We are always more powerful than satan. So why don’t we speak like we are?  In this episode, I give you my thoughts on how we got here talking as if satan is “trapping” and “getting” our children. And I give two suggestions on what...