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Raising Daughters: How to be a Graceful Pillar

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  Is your daughter a graceful pillar? 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 pondered until today. My daughter sent a devotional to me this morning talking about this…

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25 Things You Must Do to be a 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 Ways to Survive 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 Family Memories with a Crazy Schedule

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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

How a Community Service Project Will Change Your Family

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Are you looking for a community service project? 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 Colonias doing VBS, soccer camps, construction, painting, and food…

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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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Are You the Hot Mess Mom?

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Are you a hot mess mom? I will admit there have been phases in my life that fit this description. I don’t think I would have admitted it at the time, but looking back there were some moments. Thank goodness there are no videos. Maybe you have had days, okay, years, where you would like…

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How to Deal 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

Focus on Your Teen: 9 Best Activities to Do As a Family [Infographic]

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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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How To Keep Your Kids From Driving You Crazy

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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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