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The Little Stuff Just Doesn’t Matter Anymore

On December 14, the little stuff just didn’t matter to me anymore. The whining. The fussing. The nagging. Not sharing. All of the “toddler stuff” that would wreck my nerves…

How To Keep Your Husband Looking At You–and Only You!

Ever since Shaunti Feldhahn ripped the security blindfolds from our eyes in For Women Only, we’ve been wondering what to do about the fact that our husbands are wired to…

Newtown: Light in the Darkness

Sadly, once again, we as a nation of families and individuals are trying to make sense of the senseless.  Death always feels wrong, even in old age, but in children? …

Christmas, Special Needs, and Surviving Gatherings

It’s the Christmas season again. Time to get out the decorations, visit with family and prepare for tantrums, stripping naked, and for asking to go home as soon as we…

Boy Crafts

It is the dreaded moment of the week: the dropping-my-son-off-at-Sunday-school moment. All is going well until the teacher meets us at the door, bends to my son’s level, and makes…

Bonding With My Daughter

I’m not a big gardener, but I grew up watching a vital truth unfold as my mother poured effort into her garden day after day, seeing no visible results at…

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…

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