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How to love when you don’t feel like it…

how to love when you don't feel like it

Love. It’s what February is all about, right? But what about those of us that don’t have love in our lives? Or worse yet, what if we love deeply, but get hurt by that love? Perhaps we’ve reached the point where we simply just don’t feel very loving anymore. What then? I can tell you from first-hand experience, I found …

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Prayer from a (sometimes) single parent

prayer from a sometimes single parent

Have you ever heard of the expression “tour widow”? I hadn’t either before I became one. It’s an insider term for what much of the music industry calls the wives of musicians who go out on tour for weeks or months at a time, leaving them home alone or to care for their children. I remember the first three week stint …

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Top Christian Children’s Books of 2014

Top Christian Children's Books of 2014

This Christmas, our family is giving gifts a little differently than we have in years past. Instead of allowing our kids to circle catalog after catalog or even fill out a massive Christmas list, we sat down and got a little more intentional with them. We didn’t want Christmas to be ALL about the gifts. You see, it has felt for …

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Hanukkah or Christmas for your kids?

little-jewish-girl

Growing up as a young child, you could say I was a bit of a religious mutt. Neither of my parents were very religious, yet neither seemed to want to give in to the other. As a first-generation American, my father was a cultural Jew and my British mother grew up in the church of England; so while both had …

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How to Deal with Bullying: My son’s story

how to deal with bullying

While there are many rights of passage for a child – learning to walk, losing a tooth, breaking a bone – I’m not sure if any strikes as much fear in a mom as letting their child ride the bus for the first time. Since my kids went to private school until this year, riding the bus was never an …

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Kids’ Mentors: Who will they turn to?

kids mentors teen parenting advice

At my mentor’s 60th birthday party a couple years ago, her husband asked the small group of her close friends gathered around her in their living room to go around the circle and say something memorable about her. Most were her peers, so my husband and I gleaned a lot of wisdom from those precious moments they shared, but one …

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If your friends… {Peer Pressure}

Peer Pressure don't fit in

My monthly post for FaithGateway.com is LIVE today focusing on peer pressure, and I wanted to share a piece of it with you here: I’m sure all of us can remember a myriad of catchphrases we overheard our parents chastise us with over and over again as we were growing up, but perhaps none more than “If your friends jumped …

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Duck Dynasty’s Korie Robertson Live Chat! {FaithGateway Author}

Duck Dynasty Korie Robertson Live Chat FaithGateway

Y’all – join me for Duck Dynasty’s Korie Robertson live chat today! That’s right, I’ll be hosting a LIVE Google Hangout with Duck Dynasty’s Korie Robertson (wife of Willie) and her mom, Chrys Howard, who recently released the new Faith Commander boxed set study. You can join us LIVE today at 1pm CST/2pm EST via Google Hangout and you can …

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Starting Your School Day Off Right: 4 Quick Tips

starting your school day off right: 4 quick tips

Since I promised 4 Quick Tips to starting your school day off right, let me just quench the suspense and give those to you right away: 1. Lay out your priorities 2. Develop a schedule 3. Set their minds 4. Communicate your expectations Now if you want to learn the detailed how and why behind making each of these tips …

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Best Bible Storybooks: Kids say… {FaithGateway post}

Best storybook bibles faithgateway video

I wanted to let you know about my post over on FaithGateway.com today talking about the best Bible Storybooks out there for kids, in the opinion of a kid! That’s right! My very own 9 year old daughter, Kariss, and I recorded a rousing 5 minute video on (in our humble opinion) the Top 8 BEST Bible Storybooks out there …

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