4 Ways to Honor a Grandmother’s Legacy

Written by: | March 22, 2017

I’m not sure why, but I have been thinking about my mom a lot lately. She passed away in 2013 after a devastating battle with pancreatic cancer. My biggest fear back then was that my daughters, 2 and 5 at the time, would not remember their grandma. If you...
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Why Our Children Need to Know the Words of Jesus

Written by: | March 13, 2017

Our daughter stared at me wild-eyed, with hair disheveled and tears streaming down her cheeks. At only eight years old, nighttime was more of an opportunity to be scared than it was to get some sleep! She could never quite put her finger on it. But she felt it....
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I Don’t Want You to Be Happy

Written by: | March 8, 2017

Dear One, You may not know this, but I stand at the window almost every day to watch you walk down the street from the bus stop. Of course, I do it to make sure you are safe but mostly, I do it so I can read your face...
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Not-So-Obvious “Must-Haves” For New Moms

Written by: | March 6, 2017

I’ve been a new mama four times, to four sweet babies, and when I think about “must-haves” for new mamas, I don’t think about the same things that I used to.  I used to come up with a list of baby products that were helpful or fun, but since...
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The Safest Place for Our Children

Written by: | February 22, 2017

Several years ago, we loaded up our vehicle and headed south into the beautiful mountains of Kentucky. While we were there for a funeral for a family member, we had some down time at the lodge we were staying at. With four kids who had managed to survive the...
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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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