This is an archive of some of the other websites where Sylvia’s articles and writings have appeared. Check here periodically for updates:

The Art of Talking Back

Setting Goals No One Sees

Who is that Baby in a Manger?

Train Up A Child

Banana Stickers and Big Questions

Hold My Hand

Church is Kinda a Big Deal

Superpowers, Heroes, and Wrinkles

I did it myself

Mom, I’m such a sinner

Momma, is Jesus here?

When pretty does more than it ought

When a child worships

Christmas eyes

To tell or not to tell

What’s hiding

Scary sirens and simple prayer

Discipline Crashers

When children worry

Soak it up

Mother bear-ness

Meltdown dread

Communicating communion

Is your room clean?

The words of Christmas

Who’s to blame?

Not a mother like me

You can’t wear that!

Did you have your “Oceans”?

Lord teach us to pray

A day


Bedtime Battles

Keeping curiosity alive

Erasing the evidence

Can my prayer reach his suffering?

A Lesson in Mommy-Wisdom That Broke Through My Insecurities

“That’s us someday,” I told him.

“Mom, how will I know he’s the one?” – 5 Ways to Prepare Them for Marriage

We Need Fathers Who Can Think Like Children

My jar is not empty

Building a family legacy one bedtime story at a time

Dear weary mama, look beyond

That one perfect moment will rescue us today

Don’t put your marriage on hold for their sake.

Is God still good when our child’s story is different than what we wanted for them?

Building a family legacy one bedtime story at a time

The simple power of connection tucked under the Christmas tree

Each Day Is An Offering

I don’t want them to have a mother like me

That’s what Mom’s do

Will you still know me

There is Always Hope

God Doesn’t Mind Your Issues

Have you opened the door?

The No. 1 way to resolve your insecurities

Eight ways to a joyful mind

Are you a good lover?

How clean is your cup?

God goes there


Spring cleaning

In the In-Between

Strength clothed

My grandaughter’s light up shoes

Silvery words

With my whole heart

Hope running over

Breakfast with Jesus

Nourished to flourish

My real home

Who’s knocking?

Lessons learned from the sparrows

My Boy Has Grown Into A Man I No Longer Reocognize

My Son was the Baby of the Family and had Four Mothers

The Truth About Grief – Just Between Us

Growing Golden Gracefully 

Beyond My Borders

Get Me Out of Here

When Faithfulness is Truly Great

Thanks for Your Tip Driver

 No One told Me to Bring a Rocking Chair

Stepping Forward with God

Paralyzing Fear Yields Lasting Lesson

‘Oh Be Careful, Little Ears’: Protecting Your Children from TMI

3 Building Blocks to Help Your Kids Stand Tall When Life Knocks Them Down

The Matthew 28:20 Truth this Mom Needed Most

3 Critical Lessons for When You Want to Tell God, ‘I Can Do It Myself’

Who’s Your Hero? 3 Winning Ways to Give Your Kids and Grandkids Godly Role Models


Delight and Desire