Why We Are Always Hungry

"I'm hungry." This mantra echoes in our home, hourly. We homeschool, which means my children are home to eat around the clock. I have no idea how we are going to afford groceries when there are four teenagers--three of them boys--in ...

Make My Heart Believe

For the better part of my life, my relationship with food, diet, exercise, and my body has been . . . complicated, to say the least. I’ve been through seasons of “plans” — i.e, Hallie’s path to less jiggle - seasons ...

I Have an Eating Disorder

Today's post is written by a friend--a very courageous friend who thought it best that her name be left off of this vulnerable confession. Like the author, I too struggled with an eating disorder when I was in my teens ...

The Real Cure for Comparison

For the past 23 days my family has suffered from an evil virus that causes sore limbs, scratchy throats and tentative stomachs. This bug's intentional cruelty is evidenced in how it waits until one victim feels well before it tackles ...