It’s been seven years since the death of Hana (Alemu) Williams. In the past seven years, I am not aware of any further deaths linked to “To Train Up A Child” by Michael and Debi Pearl. But abuse is still...Read More
Today is the 12th anniversary of the death of Sean Paddock. Twelve years ago, sweet little Sean Paddock died. He was just four years old, and at that time my boys were ages five through ten. Like my boys, he had sandy hair...Read More
Today is the 8th anniversary of the death of Lydia Schatz. Lydia was a little girl who was adopted from war-torn Liberia. She was one of nine children, six biological and three adopted. In so many ways, her family was lovely and...Read More
Sean Paddock was just four years old when he died. My youngest son is four. As I write this, he’s dressed in his Spiderman costume, showing me how he can climb over the fencing on the porch. He’s jumping from couch...Read More
We remember Lydia Schatz today, February 6, 2017. Seven years ago today, 7-year-old Lydia Schatz died after her adoptive parents disciplined her to the point of death. Lydia was a vivacious little girl, adopted from Liberia. In...Read More
Hi, I'm Alexandra.
I write to encourage us as we become the people God has created us to be -- especially in the realms of nurturing our children and using our talents right where we are.
Six kids. INFP. Reformed & covenantal. Liberty & justice for all. Speaker. Current project: Helping parents connect with teens.
I started blogging as TulipGirl in 2004. Tech crashes and life derailed the site. The archives are gone, but I'm glad to be back.
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