Posts Tagged ‘relationships’

Pursuing Wholeness in Broken Relationships

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This is a guest post by Deb Koster, producer of Family Fire. Family Fire is a Christian ministry committed to fanning the flames of the Holy Spirit in our family relationships. Thank you, Deb, for your contribution to Mom Remade.    Do you struggle with loving the difficult people in your world? God has designed…

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The Most Powerful Parenting Tips (from Successful Teens)

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As I sit in the classroom of my former school, I think about what it was like thirty-five years ago when I was a teenager sitting in these exact same desks. There were no cell phones or computers, no social media, no select sports, and no SAT prep classes. Well, at least not one that…

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How to Get to Your Child’s Heart

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Do you want to get to your child’s heart but struggle connecting with him? Perhaps you have a difficult teen you can not reach. Some of this is completely normal. Kids are going to test the boundaries and reject your rules from time to time. But what about the other part? The emotional disconnect you…

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13 Ways to Be the Best (or Worst) Parent Ever

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  Do you want to be the best parent ever? It’s a lofty goal but not impossible. In the meantime, it might be a good idea to make sure you are not the worst parent ever. You may wonder what I mean by this. This post can help you quit behaving in ways that are…

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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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17 Ways to Create the Best Mom Friends Ever

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Mom friends are hard to develop when you are busy at home 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 2 when I met them. They have been my friends for 21 years now. I would love to tell you…

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Why I Teach My Kids to Wait Until Marriage [Infographic]

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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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Are You Caught In a Bad Relationship?

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Are you caught in a bad relationship? It doesn’t matter if you are married or dating, it can be difficult to navigate out of it. The laughter in the marriage or relationship is gone, and you are left with only anger and destruction. I have a friend who was in a bad relationship, and it…

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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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