3 Important Truths to Remind Kids When They Lose

Written by: | September 9, 2016

“You may not win, but you must try. Sometimes, you’ll lose, but there’s no need to cry. Win or lose, one thing that’s true… No matter what, I love you!” ~ Lysa TerKeurst from “Win or Lose I Love You!” I dare say our deepest heartache once we become...
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5 Old School Values to Teach Your Kids

Written by: | August 17, 2016

My dad died recently. He was 89. If you’re assuming he was quite a bit older than I was, you’d be correct – 49 years my senior to be exact. While some may argue that I was at a disadvantage by having a father old enough to be my...
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Is God the King of Your Life?

Written by: | July 25, 2016

Do you ever wonder if God is really the king of your life?  We say it, we like to think it, but is it really true?  And if it’s not true for us, the mom and dad, then how can we set the example for our kids?  How do...
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Getting Kids to Do Chores Over The Summer

Written by: | June 17, 2016

Fall, Winter, Spring. . .it doesn’t matter the season, kids don’t naturally want to do chores, especially, though, in the Summer. I think kids get this idea that, because school is out, it’s time for FREEDOM which looks like sipping coconuts on the beach. Ok, maybe not that drastic,...
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The No-Pressure Guide To “Mini” Family Devotions

Written by: | June 6, 2016

I am exhausted. We decided to renovate our house this year, and the project has taken over our life. Almost every spare minute lately you can find me painting something inside our house or sorting through closets, sometimes late into the evenings. And trying to do all that with...
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The Key to Helping Kids Go To Sleep Without You

Written by: | April 20, 2016

Leaving our kids is never easy. It doesn’t matter whether you’re leaving your newborn overnight for the first time or trusting your teenagers to stay home alone while you and your husband get some much needed time away together; any time you walk away from your home with your...
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4 Ways to Help Your Little Ones Know They Are Loved

Written by: | March 9, 2016

From cradle to preschool, nurturing little ones is an important part of overall health. In early stages of childhood, physical growth and brain development are both highly influenced by the nurturing level received. When young children feel safe and secure, their behavior often reflects those feelings. Today I wanted...
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The ‘Right’ Way to Raise a Princess Today

Written by: | March 2, 2016

What little girl doesn’t dream about becoming a princess? The thought of tiaras, castles and gowns alone can cause internal squeals of delight. Add in the bevy of beauties Disney dazzles before our daughters on a daily basis and you can see why our little girls find a hard...
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Live Like Jesus…and Your Kids Will Too!

Written by: | January 20, 2016

What does it look like to follow Jesus? I suppose the answer to this question can be different for each one of us since we each have a different purpose here on earth. When I became a mother though, I found that I had to think more seriously about...
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