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Teaching My Child to Avoid Idolatry

The notion of idolatry sometimes seems like a foreign, Old Testament concept, yet it’s all around us. And I’m not only referring to worshiping statues. The other day Eldest turned on one…

Erasing Virginity

A few years ago when I was writing What Are You Waiting For: The One Thing No One Ever Tells You About Sex, I interviewed a handful of female students…

Boston

Yesterday I spent most of the morning in quiet reflection and time with Father God remembering and thanking Him for the ministry over the weekend of MomLife Boot Camp and…

10 Timely Teen Tips

Raising teens is very rewarding and very frustrating all at the same time. One week we want to control everything they do, the next we want to wash our hands…

Not Popular Enough

My bubbly junior high school daughter had been quiet for several days. I’m getting used to her hormonal mood swings, but this funk was lasting longer than usual. A few…

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…

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…

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…

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