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The Serve Others Countdown to Christmas

Idea #1 – Prepare a meal together as a family and take it to a sick or elderly friend this week. Idea #2 – Encourage your family to look each person they…

Room for One More

“Mrs. DesCarpentrie, do you have room for one more?” It’s a question I have been asked several times from a Department of Children & Family Services caseworker, scrambling to find…

Homeschool Holiday Volunteering!

What are you doing for your Christmas homeschool break? Shopping? Traveling? Opening your home to family and friends? Have you thought about adding “volunteering” to your holiday festivities? Many homeschooling…

Prosthetics

“Excuse me, but your daughter’s foot fell off,” the Sunday school teacher leaned over the row of seats and whispered in my husband’s ear. Sometimes having a child with special…

Surprising Lessons from Jury Duty: God Makes a Way to be a Mom

I must confess to a not-so-generous reaction when I was summoned for jury duty recently. Sadly, my thought process was not, “Oh, good, I have always strongly supported the notion…

Looking Forward to the Long Car Ride … Amazingly Enough!

For the holidays every year we have very specific traditions in our family. For Thanksgiving we load up the kids into our minivan and drive 14 hours to Michigan, where…

Help! I Feel Like I’m Ruining My Kids.

“I’m the worst mother in the world. I think I’m ruining my kids,” I exclaimed as tears began to cloud my vision. Once again “Miz Edith,” my elderly next-door neighbor,…

Got Room?

Do you have room for one more child?  While we lived in a little three-bedroom house, we adopted three kids to add to the three I had already birthed.  We…

How a Foster Mom Says ‘Goodbye’

We knew baby Riley would probably be reunited with his birth family, but that did not stop us from falling in love with him. We loved that little boy with…

Who Are You Really?

I’m honored to be able to go to a local high school once a month to talk with teen moms. When I did this recently, about 10 moms came to…

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