Family Life

How to have a Christian family life that is meaningful. Tips on how to make family time an important part of your day. Schedule suggestions, how to help siblings get along, and creating family memories that are positive. Suggestions for enhancing your family spiritually.

25 Ways to Make Reading Fun For Your Child

25 Mind-Blowing Tricks to Make Reading Fun for Your Child

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Would you like to make reading fun for your reluctant reader? As a mom who is a speech/drama and English teacher, I longed for the days when I would catch my children up too late reading a good book under the covers. Unfortunately, that never happened. My kids were too busy playing outside during the…

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The Biggest Secret to Raising Boys Who Are Kind

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Are you raising boys? If you are, I can understand the struggles of getting them out the door every day–alive. I have one son and one daughter. They are both grown now, but I still remember what they were like when they were little. From the moment they were born, I noticed a significant difference…

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Creative Ways to Raise a Strong Daughter

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Do you want to know how to raise a strong daughter? How about molding her like a graceful pillar in the Bible? I am sure you are wondering what in the world I mean by this. No, I have not gotten into the cooking Sherry. This is a real question. A question I had not…

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25 Super Tips to Help You Be Good Parent

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Do you wonder if you are a good parent? When my kids were younger, I didn’t always know if I was doing the right thing. I felt like everyone else was always a step ahead of me. Now that my kids are grown, I realize there were many things my husband and I did do right.…

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15 Smart Strategies to Surviving a Bad Teacher

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Having a bad teacher can feel like a death sentence for the whole family. Sadly, there is nothing you can do about it but hope for the best. What makes it worse is when every other parent in the class starts complaining after the first day of school because they know what it is going…

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How to Create Incredible Family Memories

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Did you know it is important to create family memories with your kids? Perhaps you didn’t realize this is the key to obedience. If you have a deep relationship with your child, he will be less likely to stray from your family values because of the trust you have built over time together. The problem…

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How a Community Service Project Will Change Your Family

Community Service Project: The Best Way to Bond as a Family

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Are you looking for a way to bond as a family? Do a community service project together. You don’t need to leave the country to find volunteer opportunities to do with your kids. For instance, a good idea might be to go to the Texas-Mexico border. My family has ministered to the people in The…

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Parenting Tips: When Your Baby Leaves Home For Good

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Is your baby leaving home soon? If not soon, one day this will happen to you. It seems like yesterday I brought mine home from the hospital. I had no idea what to do with him, and, yet, I knew how to do everything when the time came. My mother instincts kicked in the moment…

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5 Most Effective Tactics When Dealing With a Moody Teenager

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Do you have a moody teenager? If you haven’t experienced it yet, you will. One day your precious child will wake up and not like you–AT ALL. You make think you have experienced some hard times as a parent with your five-year-old, but you ain’t seen nothin’ yet. You see, there is a big difference…

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9 Best Activities to Do with Your Teen. Are you and your teen drifting apart? Start with some fun activities and then add in some meaningful things like volunteering together. #teenactivities #familytime #family #familymoments #teentime #teens #familytimecounts #dinnertime

9 Awesome Activities to Help You Focus on Your Teen

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It is important to focus on your teen especially because we live in such a superficial and materialistic world. I think about the situation with Kate Spade and her loss of life due to suicide. It makes you realize there is more to life than a designer purse. Perhaps we have lost our focus. Our…

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