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The Funny Things We Do as Moms

A joyful heart is good medicine, according to Proverbs 17:22 (ESV).  Had any good laughs lately? “The boys need their fingernails clipped,” my loving husband mentioned. “I did it during…

Are You Serving Fresh Fruit?

It was a beautiful summer day for my son’s 11th birthday, not the southern sweating-and-sweltering we have way too often. We actually celebrated the night before, but there was one…

6 More Steps to Disciplining Without Anger

Sometimes we must discipline–shepherd–our children. A person without discipline is like a wild dog—feral, isolated, and out of balance. So, it is necessary to administer discipline, but the key is to do it without anger. Here are six steps to disciplining without anger.

Lead With Grace, Don’t Chase With Anger

This morning, as I walked Rachel into school, I heard one of the teachers yelling as she worked the carpool line. On and on she griped that several children neglected…

Teens – Don’t Freak Out

A few days ago, I was sitting with my 12-year-old daughter on the couch, listening to her describe some things that had happened on a school trip. I was shocked…

I Am Not a Grace-Filled Woman

Every day when I wake up I am reminded of the undeserved grace that God has shown me, and the fact that the only reason I can face each morning…

HALT!

My preteen daughter was whining that something wasn’t fair, my 10-year-old son was crying because his sister had hit him, I was late to get on an important work conference…

Are You In a Fog?

Recently I went for a walk in the woods. It was one of those days when the temperature hovered at 32 degrees. Thick mist had settled into the trees intent…

Will It Ever End?

It’s been almost four years since my husband left. In that time I’ve learned to forgive. It was a hard-fought battle to be sure. I knew forgiveness didn’t mean I…

Meltdown Management

“Nothing’s wrong!” So says my daughter’s voice, but her body language betrays her. Something about the glaring, stomping, creased-forehead, teary look tips me off. Rapid meltdowns are nothing new for…

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