Relationships

What Makes a Friendship Meaningful?

Dannah Gresh is a best-selling author and the creator of Secret Keeper Girl. Best-known for And the Bride Wore White and Lies Young Women Believe (co-written with Nancy Leigh DeMoss),…

Alzheimer’s Rescued Me

There have been two dear people in my life who have been diagnosed with the mind-twisting disease of Alzheimer’s. My heart has been seized by grief on more than one…

Humbling … Asking for Help from You

The last few weeks have been quiet for me. There have been some family medical issues that have kept me caring for the needs of others and left me far,…

Sunday Dinner

“Honey, will you ever be one of those Sunday dinner type of cooks?” A blank stare came across my face as these words escaped my husband’s mouth. I will admit…

Traveling Home for the Holidays

Our family is counting down the days until we travel north to spend the holidays with our extended families. My children are already planning sleepovers with cousins, relatives and friends…

Ideas for Easier, Cheaper, More Generous Holidays

You probably already do this as a mom, but during the holiday season our evaluation becomes even more important: “Which is more valuable here–my money, or my time? My time…

A New Holiday Family

I love large family gatherings.  Being surrounded by aunts, uncles, grandparents, siblings, cousins–the more, the merrier!  Every significant holiday growing up was a juggling act for my mom. Trying to schedule…

A Thanksgiving Tip from Nicole Eunice

Part bible teacher, part community organizer, part busy mom–Nicole Eunice has the uncanny ability to relate to people in all ages and stages of life with her “keeping it real”…

De-stressing the Holidays

I’m going to say something radical: Thanksgiving is not about the food. Yes, Thanksgiving is a feast. It’s a time to be thankful for the year’s bounty, and we celebrate…

Me and My Big Mouth

“I couldn’t get into the pool or the shower today because they were so crowded,” I huffed to the administrator at my local gym. Before she could reply I stomped…

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