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Tweens & Teens

From a Father to a Daughter

Those of you who have daughters know the awe-inspiring beauty of seeing your little girl’s face for the first time. Every soft hair, every skin cell … it’s all perfect….

Learning My Little Boy Has Epilepsy—And Its Unexpected Gift

It wasn’t quite the Christmas present we would have chosen. But it has impacted our family in a way we could never have expected. A few months ago, we were…

Forgetting Someone Else’s Child

I should have written it down: “Add Mark to carpool on Wednesday morning.” But I didn’t. Several of my neighbors’ kids go to the same school, and since one neighbor…

My Delightful Distraction

I got up early this morning to have a quiet time on the patio. I have my cup of raspberry earl grey tea with honey, my beautiful journal given by…

An Open Letter from a Few Guys Who Care

For a few years now my husband and son have gathered a group of young men and their fathers for a time of growing together towards manhood.  My son dubbed…

Let Boys Be Boys: Hard Truth for Fluffy Moms

God must have had a sense of humor when he gave me boys. To be truthful, I’m as “fluffy” as they come. I enjoy snuggling up with a good book,…

Moms Need Encouragement

The other day Eldest and I had a wonderful mother-daughter date … until the drive home. Somehow, reflection on a movie shifted into an argument about laundry, which ended in…

Pet Peeves and Providence – Even in a Scrunched Middle Seat

I really have to get better about recognizing that God will use anything, even frustrating inconveniences, for His purposes. I hate to admit it, but as a very frequent flyer…

Did It Work?

The years after I graduated from high school were  characterized by confusion, insecurity, and lack of direction. I often had a feeling of hopelessness, and the adults in my life…

Six Times Anything Equals … a Lot!

“Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward.” Psalm 127:5 Lately I’ve been reflecting deeply on many things. It’s good for all of us…

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