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Tommy Nelson blog: Over and Over Again…


I just wrote a new post over at the Tommy Nelson blog called “Over and Over Again…”

If you know me, you know I’m nothing if not transparent. Recently, I was looking in my Bible for a verse for my kids to memorize to fix their attitudes and I ended up finding one that would fix mine.  After all, our kids are ultimately a reflection of us!

I’d love for you to head over to Tommy Nelson to read the entire post and let me know I’m not alone on this one!

How many times have you become easily angered at your kids for having to tell them the same things over and over again?

I’ll be the first to step up and admit that having to constantly remind my kids to do the everyday activities we expect of them is one of the things that infuriates me the most. Whether it is telling them to make their bed, reminding them to say please or spelling out their after-school routine, the repetition grates on me. I just can’t wrap my head around how my kids can forget to take their plates to the kitchen after dinner, but they don’t forget the toy they want for Christmas ten months from now.

I turned to Philippians to read chapter two this morning because I felt like my children were acting really selfishly yesterday. I wanted to remind myself of the verses below so that we could memorize them together as a family (again!)…READ THE FULL POST AT TommyNelson.com