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Beyond School Supplies – What Needs to be in Your Child’s Backpack
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  School is right around the corner. I’ve seen lots of parents, lists in hand, browsing Target purchasing school supplies. It feels like the lists get longer every year, doesn’t it? Those school supplies, while they’re important, aren’t nearly as … Read More

A Simple Way to Have a Happy Week
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One of the easiest ways to have a happy week might surprise you. Often we think that happiness means gaining what we don’t have. We tell ourselves, “As soon as I find love, get a job, buy a house, or … Read More

Raising Your Kids to Have GREAT People Skills
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Your kids need to have great people skills as they grow up and enter real life. Those with great people skills land jobs, lead organizations, enjoy friendships and are more effective at influencing others for Christ.   One way to … Read More

Need to Make a Decision?
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“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.” (Proverbs 9:10)   Living life takes so much wisdom doesn’t it? Every day is filled with decisions and choices; Which job should … Read More

When it feels like all hell is breaking loose at home
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  It’s easy when raising kids to focus on the negative. You know, those moments when you feel like you’re gonna tear your hair out or those times when you wonder how on earth your child could make such a … Read More

When You Need Favor From God
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Have you ever felt like your prayers might be hitting the ceiling? Or that perhaps God is so wrapped up with someone else’s request He just hasn’t gotten around to yours yet?   This morning, I read these words from … Read More

Understanding Your Child’s Unique Design
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I loved being a Mom and raising my kids. But, along the way I discovered a dangerous tendency in myself. It was easy to shape my entire identity around being a mom and build my self-worth on how well my … Read More

How to Make This Week Successful
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Every Sunday night, I look at the week ahead and ask God for wisdom. Moses, one of my Old Testament heroes, wrote one of my favorite Psalms. He wrote these words, “Teach us to number our days aright, that we … Read More

Five Great Books To Cultivate Your Kid’s Faith
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  I have always been a lover of books. I write books but more importantly, I love reading books. When we were raising our kids I was always on the look out for books that would cultivate and challenge their … Read More