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Gathering Shells and Knitting Hearts

Sometimes you have to look back and see where you came from as a testament to God’s faithfulness before wherever He’s taking you next.    As we enter a brand…

The Best Kids Books for Black History Month

February is Black History Month here in the U.S, and in our house, that’s something we celebrate. Originally established as Negro History Week in 1926, Black History Month was created…

Teaching Our Children to Honor Their Father

Father’s Day was approaching, and we had gathered with several families we know well to celebrate the fathers together. We’ve had a longstanding tradition to take a few minutes and go…

Endurance: The Energizer Bunny of Character

10 Ways to Help your Child Finish Strong As I bring this blog series, The Importance of Building Character to a close, I think it’s only appropriate that we end on…

Having “The Talk” With Your Daughter

There may be nothing a parent dreads more than having “the talk” with her child. You know the one – the talk where we explain the so-called birds and bees,…

Where Are You Running?

Sometimes it seems like motherhood is a track-and-field event. We chase kids. We hurtle the conflicts life throws at us. We shot-put our bad attitudes out of our day (or…

Swimming Lessons

My youngest son does not have much fear.  He’s a leap before you look kind of guy.  When he was 2 years old and my oldest son was 4, I…

8 Practical Ways to Parent with Grace

“You look festive!” My friend looked over my golf-ball-sized silver hoops, turquoise tank, knit plum skirt. It was one of my more art teacher-ish outfits. She was right: I love…

“Surprise Ride!”

A Surprise ride Have you ever heard of a “Surprise Ride”? Here’s what you do: Moms, put your heads together with Dad (or if necessary, do it yourself). Sometime, whenever,…

Living With Uncertainty

I imagine each one of us is living with some kind of uncertainty. Uncertainty over a job application, uncertainty about what medical tests will reveal, or how to handle a…

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