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The MOMents List

Your Back-to-School Relief List So … how many plates do you have spinning in the air right now? Back-to-school supplies, back-to-school paperwork, carpool, after school activities, school clothing buying, snack…

My Biggest Discipline “Aha!”

“Would you just behave?” I must admit that there are a lot of times when I would prefer that my kids would simply do what I asked them to do,…

Giving our Children Hearts of Compassion

Recently I started a new Bible reading plan, which started with Matthew 1. While I usually don’t get too excited about reading genealogy, God pricked my heart concerning something I…

The Specialness of “Special Needs” Children

Raising any child has its difficulties, but parenting a special needs child can take those same difficulties and make them seem monumental. Each stage brings new challenges, especially socially. How…

Back-to-School Blues

It’s that time of year again. This was a beautiful morning; this was a sad morning. I sat on the porch steps, waving goodbye as my husband drove my children…

Giving Our Daughters a Gift of True Beauty

I want to be beautiful, cherished, nurtured, and loved. Does your heart tell you this? Does the world tell you you aren’t? Can you even hear the still, small voice inside…

A Tutu How-To

My three-year-old girl wears her play tutu about three days a week: sometimes under the dress (loves dresses, too), sometimes over; sometimes to the library; sometimes with a helmet and…

How Much Time Spent Video Gaming is Too Much?

This week’s reader question was asked by a lot of you. Video games are fun and can even be educational. But how much time is too much when it comes…

Second-Born Children

My second son is, in my utterly-biased opinion, a remarkable little man. He is a very compassionate and loyal four-year-old. (He hates to throw anything in the trash: “Is it…

Tips for Parenting Second-Born Children

Firstborns often know how to please adults. They can be used to being the center of attention. And for second-born children, it can feel like being in a race they can never win.

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