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Janel Breitenstein

Janel Breitenstein

Janel Breitenstein graduated summa cum laude from John Brown University and began her career with NavPress, where she worked on The Message Bible. She is a mother of four and she and her family served as missionaries to Uganda for five years.  Janel has continued using her gift of writing by serving as a writer and editor and you can read more from her at A Generous Grace.


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Building Character by Telling Your Stories

“Will you tell me another one, Mom?” My blonde-haired, blue-eyed son and I polished off peanut butter and jelly sandwiches while the younger kids pumped on the swing or happily…

Step Four Out of Angry: The Hormone Dragon

Report on last week: epic fail. Generally, my head-on attack of my rather vicious anger problem, by God’s power and grace, has been an exciting success. I’m watching out for…

Picture Books that Teach Values: A Beginning List

One of my favorite times of day is story time. (To be fair, it is right before nap time, so maybe that’s a factor.) Everyone, even my three wiggly boys,…

8 Ideas for a Daughter with Brothers

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50 Ways to Inspire Your Husband

Wives possess a unique power to inspire husbands. Help yours towards greatness with this list of 50 ways to inspire your husband.

52 Things to Say to Make Your Child Feel Great

Want to make your child feel great? Try using one of these phrases: The way you [insert action] is such a perfect addition for our family. God knew just what…

Valentine’s Day Crafts to Do Together!

These crafts are designed for you to have some quality time together, and participation can be adjusted to your child’s capabilities. Have fun celebrating love! (Tip: While snipping and pasting,…

Sex After Kids — 11 Not-So-Quickie Ideas

I remember reading a chapter title in the book Intimate Issues that I now completely relate to: “How do I make love with children wrapped around my knees?” When I was…

Step Three Out of Angry – My New Rule

Author’s note: If it weren’t for all of you, I would not be sharing this embarrassing little anecdote. You’ve been honest in sharing your struggles with the anger that keeps nipping…

Decorating Inside for Christmas

Christmas with young kids seems to be both wondrous and insane. To their credit, the unadulterated joy of my kids seems to leave everything frosted with glitter, with magic waiting…

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