Articles

Here are a few of my published articles that are available to read on the internet:

Thank You, Lord, for This Body: An Ode to What God Has Given Me” – (in)courage – December 2010
Guest post on The Lazy Christian – “Striving for Affirmation” – April 2011
“Comparison, Guilt, and Redemption” – Guest post on MaryDeMuth.com – June 2011
“Cleaning and Renewing” – Guest post on The Scenic Route – October 2011
“Empathy and Compassion” – Guest post on Do Not Depart – October 2011
“Learning to Rejoice” – Guest post on Faith in Between – November 2011
“How to Battle Fear” – Guest post on HelloMornings – April 2013
“Experimenting with Flexibility” – Guest post on The Homeschool Scientist – June 2013
“5 Pre-Writing Activities for Preschoolers” – Guest post on I Can Teach My Child – September 2013
I’m a contributor to The Homeschool Village Christmas Book Tour ebook – November 2013
“Discerning Nutrition Advertisements {Plus, a Project Idea!}” – Guest post on The Homeschool Scientist – May 2014
“20 Outdoor and Indoor Family Fitness Ideas for Spring” – Guest post on Simple Kids – May 2014
“Comparing Nutrition Labels Activity for Kids” {free printable} – Guest post on The Homeschool Scientist – May 2014
“Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa by Erica Silverman, Illustrated by Betsy Lewin – a Retro Book Review” – guest post on Nerdy Book Club – July 2014
“1 to 20, Animals Aplenty by Katie Viggers – a New Book Review” – guest post on Nerdy Book Club – September 2014
“7 Practical Ways to Encourage a New Special Needs Parents” – guest post on Not Alone – April 2015
I’m a contributor for the 30 Prayers for Special-Needs Parents ebook via Not Alone – 2015

 

The Library Adventure posts:

“5 Ideas for Sensory Seekers When Visiting the Library” – September 2013
“3 Picture Books that Can Benefit Typical-Developing Kids AND Kids with Special Needs” – October 2013
“Books for Kids with Special Needs {A Gift Guide}” – December 2013
“Pretend Play Activities for Spot’s Snowy Day” – January 2014
“8 Ways to Show Love to Your Library and Librarians {including ideas for special needs}” – February 2014
“7 Activities for Your Child to Do During Read Alouds” – March 2014
“BIG List of Weather Books for Kids” – April 2014
“Using Picture Books to Accompany Developmental Therapy” – June 2014
“Learning Activities for Look Up! Bird-Watching in Your Own Backyard – June 2014
“Using Picture Books to Prepare for a Family Trip” – July 2014
“7 Picture Books to Take on Hospital Trips” – August 2014
“5 Picture Books to Practice One-to-One Correspondence” – September 2014
“5 Tips for Using Wordless Picture Books with Kids with Special Needs” – October 2014

Do Not Depart posts: (Click here to scroll through all of my posts at Do Not Depart)

“Ten Verses for Trying Times” – February 2012
“I Trust Because He Delivers” (Psalm 40 – Run to Him) – February 2012
“God Willing” – March 2012
“The Gift of Hope” – April 2012
“Here I Raise My Ebenezer: Little Victories in a Big War” – May 2012
“Love Like Him – Love is Patient Because Jesus Suffered Long for Me” – June 2012
“Names of God: Jehovah Shammah” – July 2012
“His Word When We Wait” – August 2012
“Bible Notebook: Sermon and Seminar Notes” {free printable} – September 2012
“I Am Adopted: Chosen and Loved” – October 2012
“Meeting Needs – Unshakeable Faith Week 8” – November 2012
“Thankful for Today” – November 2012
“Sharing the Word through Service” – December 2012
“Staying in the Word” – January 2013
“When You Can’t Find Community” – February 2013
“Easter Week Scripture Reading List” {free printable} – March 2013
“Surrendering Our Fears” – April 2013
“4 Tips for Including Children with Special Needs in Family Bible Time” – May 2013
“Fitness and Faith: Keeping on Track While You Travel” – June 2013
“Always Chosen and Loved” – July 2013
“Cultivating Prayer When You Aren’t Sure How to Pray” – August 2013
“Applying Wisdom with Love {Rather than Legalistic Law} – September 2013
“Trembling Faith” – October 2013
“Repeat the Joy” – December 2013
“When You Have to Come Down the Mountain” – January 2014
“5 Ways to Support Missions” – February 2014
“Learning More About Trust – Drinking Deeper Together {Isaiah 55 study recap}” – March 2014
“Songs that Reveal Beauty and Grace Out of Brokenness” – April 2014
“Holy Intimacy with God” – June 2014
“By Faith {a new series on Hebrews 11}” – July 2014
“10+ Resources for Purity in Today’s World” – August 2014
“8 Verses on Rest” – September 2014
“The Greatest High Priest” – October 2014
“On This Day {Psalm 118:22-25}” – November 2014
“10 Christmas and Advent Books for Families” – December 2014
“Changing Plans: The Gift of the Shepherds” – December 2014
“Corrie ten Boom: A Story of Forgiveness, Grace, and Hope” – January 2015
“What Love Sees” – February 2015
“How to Shine Like a Star” (introduction to month-long series on Philippians 2) – March 2015
“Why We Continue to Work to Shine {Philippians 2:12-13}” – March 2015
“Abiding to Grow {in Faith}” – May 2015
“Mountains of Faith and Love {An Ode to the Mountains}” – June 2015
“Why Decrees Can Be Sweet (Psalm 19:9-11)” – July 2015
“Pause, Breathe, and Remember {plus a free printable}” – August 2015
“Ways to Move Past Fear to Learn and Love” – September 2015
“Depression: Why Community Matters” – October 2015
“Becoming Love – 1 John 4:17-18” – November 2015
“On Celebrating instead of Striving at Christmas” (with a free printable) – December 2015
“10 Bible Studies for Individual or Small Group Study” – January 2016
“Unfailing Love Through Illness or Special Needs” – February 2016
“When Suffering Comes {Isaiah 53:7-9}” – March 2016
“Called Out to Gather” – April 2016
“God and Special Needs” – May 2016
“Believing Through the Muck of Unbelief” – June 2016
“A High Priest and Son of Encouragement” – July 2016
“3 Ways to Act and Pray about Modern Day Slavery” – August 2016
“Theology and Trust” – October 2016
“God the Creator {a new series on living the creative life}” – November 2016
“Created Like Him to Create {Genesis 1:24-17}” – November 2016
“God the Creator {Series Wrap-Up}” – November 2016
“As We Come to Christmas Morning {a look at It Came Upon the Midnight Clear}” – December 2016
“Holding on to Hope” – January 2017

Homeschool Village posts (now in archives since the site changed focus):

“Physical Education in Homeschooling” – August 2011
“Adding Fitness to Activities” – September 2011
“Fall Fitness Fun” – October 2011
“Giving Thanks with Fitness” – November 2011
“Give Them Grace Preview Chapter 2 – Raising Grace-Grateful Hearts” – November 2011
“Creating Christmas Games” – December 2011
“Heart-Healthy Habits” – February 2012
“Anatomy of a Workout” – March 2012
“Family Fitness: Train for a 5k” – April 2012
“Summer Fitness Ideas” – June 2012
“The Case for a Family Exercise Plan” – August 2012
“Run, Bike, Play, or Skip Away Stress!” – September 2012
“Five Preschool Fitness Ideas” – October 2012
“Seven Ways Your Family Can Serve Others Through Exercise” – November 2012
“Active Special or Seasonal Celebrations” – December 2012
“Setting Specific Family Fitness Goals” {with a free printable} – January 2013
“Winter Blah-Busting Family Workout” {with a free printable} – February 2013
“Active Field Trip Ideas” – March 2013
“When To Grow Your Exercise” – April 2013
“Sports and Exercises from Around the World” – May 2013
“Creating Opportunities for Fitness in the Homeschool Room” – June 2013
“Organizing Creative Materials So You Actually USE Them” – July 2013
“8 Apps and Gadgets to Boost Family Fitness” – August 2013
“F.A.L.L. for Fitness” – September 2013
“Apples and Pumpkins Hoppin’ Harvest Game” – October 2013
“Song of the Stars by Sally-Lloyd Jones {and an active reading game and printable}” – November 2013

 

Print articles:

“Tips for Family Fun and Fitness” – Indiana MOPS newsletter – May 2011

Other:

Shifting Families with Love” – SeaShine Online Magazine – August 2010 (blog no longer exists)

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