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.

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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Summer Schedule: Fun Ideas to Keep Your Kids Engaged All Day

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School is out! There is no schedule. Yahoo! Everyone gets to sleep in. Thank goodness there are no more early morning meltdowns or endless sport’s activities to attend in the afternoon. Whew! So what’s next? Here’s the truth: After a week of sleeping in and no summer schedule, my kids always started fighting and watching…

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7 Life-Changing Steps to Help You Stop Yelling at Your Kids

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Do you yell at your kids? It is easy to do when you are a mom. One minute you are fine, and the next minute you’re so angry you could snatch your kid bald-headed. You can not take one more minute of your kids fighting, the dog barking, and the phone ringing all at once.…

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17 Creative Ways to Find the Best Mom Friends Ever

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Mom friends are hard to develop when you are a SAHM with little kids or at work full-time. I was so grateful to find my mom friends when my kids were young. My son was two when I met them. They have been my friends for 21 years now. I would love to tell you…

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15 Life-Altering Reasons For Kids to Wait Until Marriage

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In this post-Christian era, teaching your kids to wait until marriage to have sex is not normal. In fact, it is archaic by most standards. Most parents have opted for the “safe sex” talk instead of going for abstinence. They figure their kids are going to do it, so it is better to use protection than…

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Parental Anxiety: 7 Breakthrough Tips To Calm Yourself Down

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Are you looking for ways to get free parental anxiety? I can relate. There have been days in my life I hurt so badly for my children and no one knew. If you are like me, you are good at acting like everything is okay when it really isn’t okay. Meanwhile, you continue through the…

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29 Insider Secrets to Help Find a Good School For Your Child

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Do you want to find a good school for your child? As a parent, school choice is overwhelming. So many options, and so many fears. Rest your mind…I’ve got all the goods. I know all the insider secrets to help you make an informed decision. I am a teacher-mom who has taught in private school,…

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School Safety: The REAL Reason For School Violence

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If you are a parent, sooner or later you are going to deal with school safety. It is a terrible subject no one really wants to talk about, yet it is becoming a weekly occurrence. The frequency of school shootings is an ugly reminder that we don’t have control. In fact, we don’t even know…

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Estranged: 3 Things You Lose When Your Family Stops Talking

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When your family stops talking everyone loses. In fact, there is collateral damage you don’t count on. Looking back, I now realize there was a trade-off when I left my family. Walking away proved to have some consequences I didn’t account for at the time. There is nothing I can do about it now but…

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Estranged: How to Heal a Broken Family Relationship

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Do you want to heal a broken family relationship? Many of you are hurting deeply because of something a family member did to you and you think it will never be the same. Sadly, you hardly talk anymore. Perhaps you are even estranged. When this happens, no one wins. I am one of many adult…

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