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8 Practical Ways to Parent with Grace

“You look festive!” My friend looked over my golf-ball-sized silver hoops, turquoise tank, knit plum skirt. It was one of my more art teacher-ish outfits. She was right: I love…

Remembering on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is often thought to be the “beginning of summer,” especially here in the south. But today is about much more than barbecues and parties. It is a day…

The Noble Task of Motherhood

Back in my teens, my high school stopped offering home economy classes. No one wanted to take them. Why? Most young women believed home ec was for unambitious girls who…

How Jesus Was Coached: Tips on Coaching Your Kids

Have you ever thought about how little Jesus was coached? No, I’m not talking about on the soccer field or the baseball diamond. I’m talking about how his earthly parents,…

Haste The Day

We kneel with each of you in prayer for the children … and their parents. Our hearts ache for the young lives, and indeed every life, lost in the harrowing…

How to Raise Good Conversationalists

It was the dress rehearsal for “The Pirates of Penzance” at a local Christian school. A friend had asked me to pitch in on the stage makeup and I was…

Where Should My Child Go to School?

My oldest child just turned five, which means he will be starting kindergarten in just a few short months.  After wondering where on earth the time has gone, my immediate reaction…

Working From Home: Taking the First Step

It was my first day working from home. And I was terrified. I couldn’t stop the doubts from swirling through my mind. Had I made the wrong choice? Could I…

6 Ways You Can Help a Mom of Multiples

My early days with Twin A and Twin B (as the hospital called them) bring back a lot of memories, mostly vague. There wasn’t much sleep happening in those days,…

5 Ways to Pray for Your Child When You Don’t Know Where to Start

In the introduction to 31 Days of Prayer for My Child, Allison Yates Gaskins says “No one knows innately how to be a good mom. Every one of us is…

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