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Nine Ideas for Coping When Dad Travels

My husband’s gone this week. Thankfully, it doesn’t happen often. With the morning I was having when he left, I was in tears by the time he hit the interstate. I can tend to get a little…

Easter Advent

The Easter season is a great time to tell the true meaning of the holiday: the story of Jesus Christ. We have found Resurrection Eggs, a product developed and produced by…

Code M

“May I please get out?” At my request, my two-and-a-half-year-old had rephrased “I want to get out,” as in, of the shopping cart. I hefted him to the floor as…

Valentine Ideas for Kids

Finding creative ways to reach into our children’s hearts is always a challenge for parents. And it’s the heart and mind we want to influence so that when they are…

Cooped Up with the Kids

A huge historic blizzard is raging in the Washington, D.C., area where I live. In a city that prides itself on being known as the most important city in the…

Little Kids and a Lonely Mom

Want to know something that’s surprised me about motherhood? Isolation. I used to arrive home from my 40-hours-a-week in the workplace to welcomed silence. Now, in my new 168-hours-a-week job…

Snow Day!

My brothers, sister, and I would huddle around the radio, silently pleading, “Please say District 140.” As soon as the words were uttered in serious radio-announcer-monotone, we would all erupt with,…

Go-Away Spray, the Paci-Fairy, and Monsters

Having trouble with monsters? Skeletons in the closet? Do you have the pacifier blues? Fear not! Experienced moms have some answers. Cure for monsters, skeletons, and other nighttime terrors: Go-Away…

Just Say “Hello!”

The Lord convicted me about a kind of odd thing late last night. In the quiet hours when I was reviewing my family’s day, it occurred to me that I…

Unexpectant

My husband and I got a little new year’s surprise last week. We thought I was pregnant. This was (ahem) not really anticipated. Now, to those of you faithful to…

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