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The Beauty of Do-Overs

The second the words left my mouth, I knew I blew it. I had been working so hard to build trust with this little boy who had his heart broken…

Is Motherhood a Burden?

My thoughts lead me down a path that I do not believe I am intended to go, but the path stretches before me and elicits words my sinful heart aches…

The Importance of Building Character Part Three — Gratitude: The Seed of Contentment

It’s a scene that we’ve all witnessed and one that’s all too familiar to most moms: a screaming kid having a tantrum in the aisle of some store because he is…

Listen to Your Kids So They Will Talk to You

“Mama, look!” “Mama, watch this!” “Mama, why is the sky blue?” “Mama”… followed by a five minute narrative about favorite cartoon characters, movies, or toys. “Mama, why does that lady…

31 Memories to Make in October

October is finally here, and for most of the country, that means we’re finally starting to feel fall weather. Some of us even have to wear sweaters! We’re all about…

When You Feel Like Giving Up

One of my children is currently testing my patience to the max. The other day, it had been an especially trying day, and I was feeling ready to pull my…

Helping Kids Deal With Their Fears, Part II

Editor’s note: Last week, Janel wrote about a situation with her daughter and how she and her husband dealt with her fears. Click here to read part one, and read…

Helping Kids Deal With Their Fears, Part I

I heard her sniffing before I saw the moist strokes left by tears on her cheeks. “I’m just scared,” she sobbed. My daughter was headed to a good friend’s house…

Keep It Simple Mom

It was everything I dreamt of and absolutely nothing I could have imagined. I opened my eyes, popped straight up in my bed and sat quietly as the tears began…

You are a Gift From Heaven

My 5-year old son woke me up a few days ago in an unexpected and precious way. Jon David is the early bird in the family and I’m the night…

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