Top 10 Posts of 2013

With the year rounding to a finish, I took a peek at my statistics to see which articles have been the most influential.  After this post I’ll be signing off until the New Year for a little rest and family holiday time.  If you’re new to the site (or missed one of these posts), you may enjoy checking out some of the more popular topics explored in 2013:

1. Mom v. Mom: The War I Didn’t See Coming

By far my most popular post, this article drew over 670,000 views, exploring the insecurity behind "mommy wars" and the hope we have in Christ.

By far my most popular post, this article drew over 670,000 views, exploring the insecurity behind “mommy wars” and the hope we have in Christ.

2. When Baby #2 Comes Along

I was surprised to see that this was the 2nd most popular post.  It's the result of polling a group of moms about the challenges and blessings that came with baby #2.

I was surprised to see that this was the 2nd most popular post. It’s the result of polling a group of moms about the challenges and blessings that came with baby #2.

3. The Mom Who Lies

This article explores the top two lies we tell ourselves as parents, and the way these lies influence our hearts and our behavior.

This article explores the top two lies we tell ourselves as parents, and the way these lies influence our hearts and our behavior.

4. Helping Little Hearts Overcome Sin

Based on teaching from a godly mentor, this article outlines how to create a practical plan of action for helping children overcome sin struggles.

Based on teaching from a godly mentor, this article outlines how to create a practical plan of action for helping children overcome sin struggles.

5. Running a Home While Running on Empty

One of my favorite articles, this is the result of a lively BSF discussion in which an older woman got me thinking about the sacred value of the mundane.

One of my favorite articles, this is the result of a lively BSF discussion in which an older woman got me thinking about the sacred value of the mundane.

6. The Woman I Wish I Could Be

Do you ever feel like there's a gigantic gap between the woman you are and the one you want to be?  I do...

Do you ever feel like there’s a gigantic gap between the woman you are and the one you want to be? I do…

7. Romancing a Guy

Three things I've learned (from the cutest guy I know) about the heart of a man and how to romance it.

Three things I’ve learned (from the cutest guy I know) about the heart of a man and how to romance it.

8. Do You Ever Worry You’ll Fall Out of Love?

How I answered this question when a single friend asked it.

How I answered this question when a single friend asked it.

9. How a Baby Changes Your Life

The three stages of adjusting to life, post-baby.

The three stages of adjusting to life, post-baby.

10. The Marriage Conversation You Ought to Have  

An honest look into the necessity for humility in marriage.

An honest look into the necessity for humility in marriage.

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving and a joyful Christmas!  See you in January!

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