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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…

Why Go to MomLife Boot Camp?

Have you reserved your spot for MomLife Boot Camp 2013 yet? Do you need a reason to get away for some fun and refreshment? We have a few reasons…

Seeing Clearly

I stood at the counter holding up a box of crackers. “Can you read this?” I asked my 8-year-old daughter, an excellent reader, who was sitting several feet away at…

Mom, You Are Important, Too!

by Lindy Ford If you’ve ever flown in a commercial airplane, you’ve heard a flight attendant say, “In case of emergency, put the oxygen mask on yourself before assisting a…

When a Broken Furnace Doesn’t Seem Like Such a Big Deal

It was a bitterly cold Kansas morning. And our usually snug and warm home felt freezing because the heater had stopped working in the middle of the night. We shivered…

Siblings Loving Siblings with Special Needs

“How come everyone is all excited when she finishes her math book, but nobody cares when I finish mine?” My son, age 11, struggled to get the words out, tears…

The ABCs of Mom Truth

Happy Valentine’s Day! We have a special message for you today because we know sometimes as mothers we don’t see ourselves the way we should. Sometimes we forget to focus…

Romancing the Soul: What I’ve Learned as a Parent of an Autistic Child

Romance is in the air—at least according to the grocery store isle. Valentine’s candy and gifts fill every available space. So, I’ve been contemplating: What is romance? My following conclusion…

Dogs, the Hulk, and Romance

I got up this morning determined to write about romance today because it’s February, and that’s what February is about, right? I didn’t even make it from the bedroom to the kitchen….

Chillin’ with My Husband: Time for a Plan

It was time: My husband and I took a night away just before the new year. We needed to pray, to plan, to think—both alone and together. We needed to…

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