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Disciplining Boys: An “Aha!” Moment

I can tell when it’s happening. My son wants to hit everything (or everyone) in sight with something: his foam sword, his body, a pillow, a blanket, a piece of cardboard. He…

Beginning of School Boo-Hoos

Well, I survived it again … The first day of school, but it was so hard walking into the quiet house after I got home. The day before school started I…

“Let Me Hold You Longer”

Almost a year ago I listened to an interview with bestselling author Karen Kingsbury, in which she shared the story behind a poem I’ve posted below. (The poem is actually from…

The Great Juggling Act

Editor's note: We are blessed to introduce you to another guest blogger, Mary May Larmoyeux. She is a writer for FamilyLife as well as an author and speaker. We hope you…

A New School Year … A Fresh Start

“A fresh start” was how our family viewed the start of each school year. It was the opportunity to sit with each of our four children, to pray with them,…

Sexual Predators: Knowledge is Power

Summer’s winding down, and the kids are back in school: new teachers, new coaches, new slumber parties. But with all the excitement, there can actually be a darker side — new…

Making a Facebook Getaway

What is it about email or Facebook that makes it almost addictive for a mom to check? My computer is in my laundry room/pantry, so I’ll wander in for a…

Lesson from a Millionaire

If you could spare your kids something you went through, what would it be? For one, I don’t want my kids to have a lot of orthodontic or dental work….

Mama’s Kindergarten Anxiety

This month we enter a new phase of life.  My baby boy will be going to kindergarten.  I will drop all three of our children off at school and return…

Trying to Behave

I was climbing in bed the other night when I heard my 5-year-old, a notoriously bad sleeper, moaning in his sleep. I found him sitting there on his top bunk, still asleep, eyes closed, crying. “I’m trying to behave, but I just can’t!” he pleaded.

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