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Getting the Chores Done

I have a confession. I stink at chores. Getting them done and assigning them to my kids. Once upon a time, I was Glenda Good Housekeeper, but these days I’m…

Summer Bucket List

My girls and I have been having a blast this summer. I haven’t even given them a chance to utter the words “I’m bored” because I’ve been whisking them from…

Cheap Fun for Children

My children used to spend hours playing together with their favorite toy. Though most would assume it was a major purchase or some extravagant electronic gadget, it was actually a most…

A Mom’s Reflection on 8th Grade Graduation

How can it possibly be that time already??? I’m going to stop being a social researcher for a minute and just be an amazed mom. Jeff and I are entering…

A Day In the Life of a Summertime Mom …

Ah, summer. The kids have lots of play dates, the days are long and beautiful, vacations are on the calendar … and every mom with any kind of a job is…

Mom, Summertime Blues, and a Good Laugh

Ever had one of those days? The house has been flooded (twice) by a curious youngster with numerous rolls of toilet paper, the dog has turned shedding into an art…

8 Ideas to Teach Our Kids to Say “Yes” to Discernment … and “No” to Judging Others: Part II

Last week, I wrote about practical ways we can teach our children to be discerning without being judgmental. If you missed Part I, you can find it here. Now on with…

10 Questions to Ask Your Child Today

Sometimes all that is required for a fun and memorable time is good conversation. Getting to know the unique little individuals God has gifted me with is one of my favorite things…

Mom: My Number One Fan

It’s something I can count on—like the sun rising in the morning or my 2-year-old crawling in bed with me during the night—I just know it will happen. Within minutes…

Barbara Shares a “Stress Paralyzed” MOMent

You’ve been there, right? You look around at all that needs to be done, you look around at the little faces that depend on you, and you think, There’s no…

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