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Tweens & Teens

Facing Rejection

How can a mom handle her own issues with grace and be an example to her children? Rejection. Harsh word, isn’t it? Even harsher is when it happens to me…

Poise — The Antidote to Dumb and Dumber

The Importance of Building Character Part V: It’s the beginning of a new year, and there is no better time to set some fresh goals. As moms, ours probably include…

A Lost Puppy and a Heartbroken Boy

Our friends got their son a couple of puppies, and those little guys are adorable! Full of wonder and adventure, those little pups follow each other around everywhere having great…

How to Stop the Mom Guilt

I stood slicing cucumbers in the kitchen when my 10-year-old son, Nathan, entered, eyes bright. “Mom, guess what. Colter got four rabbits, and he’s part of a rabbit club. He said…

I am a Failure …

I had planned to do everything correctly. I rushed to get into the car and out the door in time to get Rachel to therapy. I set the kitchen timer…

Celebrating Spiritual Birthdays

One of the biggest days for parents of young children is their child’s birthday! All over the country, moms go to great lengths to celebrate in a fitting way. One mom…

Moms and Christmas

Something changed about Christmas when I became a mom of several children. The wonder of my personal experience was superseded by my growing realization that this was a prime teaching time. My…

Hunting for Mint M&Ms

It’s less than two weeks before Christmas. Have you noticed that there are some things that can only be found easily at this time of year, like slippers, the color red,…

Handling Conflict with Special Education Personnel

“Other parents with autistic children manage to do this all the time, so why can’t you?” The above statement, made by a person in charge of my daughter’s special education…

Special Needs Love

“Mommy, why did you even adopt me? Why did I have to be born with these pwoblems?” The little voice from the backseat was heavy with tears as we drove the last…

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