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Did you know you can access free resources on my Facebook page?

   You’ll find timely encouragement, whether you are sitting with a cup of coffee perusing Facebook or have locked yourself in the bathroom for a few moments of sanity. I’m curious: What are some of your favorite Facebook pages?

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Friday’s Quote of the Week

“God has promised to help us, and God always keeps His promises.”                                                                                                                   ~ Julie Barnhill

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Fresh Starts in the New Year

Hello blog world friends! I thoroughly enjoyed our Christmas break.  All of our kids were home for a full week!  We played games, enjoyed meals, played Kinect (oh my! So much fun!) and spent way too many days in our … Continue reading

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Friday’s Quote of the Week

“It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.”                                                                                                ~Jackie Joyner-Kersee

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Daddy God

Do your children ever lift their arms as if to say, “Mommy, pick me up?” Maybe they crawl up next to you on the couch and lay their heard in your lap, looking for a loving caress. Even if your … Continue reading

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2010 takes us into 2011…Are You Your Spouse’s Publicist?

Last week when when I was reading Thriving Family Magazine, one article title caught my eye: Become Your Spouse’s Publicist.  In the book world, a publicist is one who advertises and promotes books.  It got me thinking…Do I more often … Continue reading

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Best of 2010: Be a Yes Mom!

For the past two summers I’ve ran a post on being a “Yes Mom.”    It’s proven to be a very popular post that I thought would also be appropriate during Christmas break.  Last summer my boys ran inside and … Continue reading

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Best of 2010: Parenting Strategies That Work

Mark and I have been working with our teenage sons this year on the concept of “freedoms.”  We recently sat down with the boys and had a discussion about how we use our time.  We discussed three categories that our … Continue reading

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Best of 2010: Homemade Costs Less

At the beginning of the year I shared with you the ministry transition that Mark and I felt God leading us to make.  Mark resigned from his pastoral ministry and we are now speaking, writing, and encouraging families through Hearts … Continue reading

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Best of 2010: Don’t Make a Mountain Out of a Molehole

So after school today one of my son’s friends told him that I was the coolest mom ever.  Why?  Because I didn’t get mad when Austin somewhat inconvenienced me. Now I can tell you that there have been many times … Continue reading

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