Pumpkin Recipe Roundup

Written by: | October 9, 2017

Like many Americans, I love Autumn. I grew up in Texas, but my love for this time of year came when I lived in New England for 4 1/2 years. The brilliant reds, oranges, and yellows that dotted the streets; the apple picking followed by applesauce, apple butter, and...
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God’s Awesome Beautiful Design of the Earth

Written by: | September 22, 2017

Last month I celebrated my 40th birthday. It felt like a milestone, like a much bigger deal than when I reached 20 or 30. I wanted it to be special, so for our family celebration, I opted to be in nature. With my favorite people, hiking in the great...
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Back-To-School Prayers

Written by: | August 11, 2017

Focus on these four areas of back-to-school prayers for your kids’ journey through the year…friendships, academics, self-confidence, & their school and teachers. It’s back to school time! Most of you are sending your kids back for another year of school. For this mom living in South Africa, my kids...
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Teach Kids that God’s Mercies Are New Every Morning

Written by: | May 15, 2017

My daughter is a quarter of the way through 7th grade. If there’s anything I remember about 7th grade, it’s that everything is awkward. Your body is changing which kicks in all sorts of insecurities. You’re trying super hard to be accepted and be considered “cool.” As the only...
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What Does It Mean To Be Honest?

Written by: | April 14, 2017

The definition of honesty is to be free of deceit and untruthfulness. It’s a beautiful virtue that we desire for our kids to bestow. The honest truth is that it can be hard, especially when we’ve done something wrong. So, how do we teach our kids what it means...
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How to Teach Kids that Kind is Cool

Written by: | February 17, 2017

Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. Proverbs 16:24 Kindness is the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate. It’s one of those attributes that invokes all sorts of warm fuzzy feelings for the recipient and a swelling sense of pride for...
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A Simple Apple Pie Recipe for Fall Gatherings

Written by: | October 21, 2016

I’m sure I’m in good company when I declare that Fall is my absolute favorite season. It touches our senses in the most dramatic of ways. The sight of leaves changing, the feel of cooler temperatures, the sound of rustling leaves, the smells of baking rising from our kitchens,...
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3 Keys to Help Kids Overcome Obstacles in School

Written by: | September 26, 2016

When our precious children encounter obstacles in school, it is heartbreaking to witness. As a parent, we want to help and make it all better for them. While it’s difficult to watch, the silver lining is that our kids will learn that life isn’t always full of rainbows and...
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Living In Light of The Father’s Love

Written by: | August 15, 2016

Sometimes I think the key to understanding the Father’s love is embracing the fact that it’s incomprehensible. It doesn’t make sense. Our finite minds cannot grasp how God can be so incredibly loving and gracious. But, if that’s the case, how do we teach our kids about God’s love...
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