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Something I’ll Never Forget

Today I was cleaning out my desk when I came upon a letter from a World War II veteran friend. It was the last letter Pete ever wrote to me….

Nursing Home Week: An Opportunity to Serve

Let’s face it:  The elderly are some of the most overlooked members of our society. My husband is an administrator of a nursing home, which I believe is a ministry…

How to be a Selfless Mom

(or at least get started that direction) 1. Share the cookies you have hidden. 2. Don’t sign your child up for an activity to help you look like a “good”…

The Sandwich Method

Addressing negative behaviors in other people’s children is tricky. We’ve all been in a situation where we’ve taught a Sunday School class or supervised a play date and at the…

My Mom Will Feed You!

I was reminded yesterday of one of my kids’ favorite lines:  “My mom will feed you!”  All I have to do is think about it, and I smile!  One particular…

The Gift of Compassion

The most important gift we are giving our children this year won’t fit under the tree.  It can’t be wrapped nor can it be opened in one day.  This gift…

Who are You Inviting to Thanksgiving this Year?

Are you having guests over this Thanksgiving? Listen as Tracey talks about the importance of sharing Thanksgiving with friends and family. * If you’re viewing this in a feed, please…

The Power of The Selfless Unemployed

A few days ago, I spoke to a group called C3G that exists to help job-seekers in the Atlanta area network and support one another. I do a lot of corporate…

Could Your Husband be a Mentor?

We, as moms, do so much for others that sometimes we find it difficult to ask for help ourselves when we need it. I think this mom trait is even…

When V-Day is D-Day

“I hate Valentine’s Day,” the middle-aged woman sadly shared with me. “Why?” I responded. “At my office, I have to spend the entire day watching the other women receive flowers…

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