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Character and Values

We’re All a Work in Progress

As our kids grow from toddlers to kindergarteners to preteens and teens, a funny thing happens. Our focus shifts. We no longer worry so much about just keeping them alive.… Read More

Family Life | Imagine The End

High Hopes

We all have high hopes for our future, especially for our kid’s future. We all want the “perfect” family and we even try to fake it to the world through… Read More

Family Life

5 Quick Ways to Help Your Kid Finish the School Year

Do you know what matters to you and your kid right now? Getting to the finish line of the school year. May and June are the busiest/slowest months ever. You… Read More

Fight For The Heart | Make It Personal

What Every Tween Girl Needs From Her Mom

Do you remember the year you turned nine? How about twelve? I remember. I remember playing outside with my friend Erin. I remember my Cabbage Patch Kid dolls. I remember… Read More

Special Topics

Journeying Through a Tough Diagnosis

Sometimes you get news that should seem bad—devastating even, but sometimes that news comes with a sigh of relief. A peace that you never thought possible. That’s the feeling we felt… Read More

Faith

What Should Kids Know About Good Friday?

It's Good Friday–one of the most humbling, powerful and difficult days Christians observe. To think about the trial, torture and execution Jesus endured for humanity's sake is truly astounding. If… Read More

Celebrations | Faith

Embracing What’s To Come

I remember being told from day one of parenting, that the years would go by fast. That I should be “numbering my days.” And like all mothers, I accepted the… Read More

Character and Values

When You Need More Hope

It’s a learned ability to see a bigger picture. Life experience helps us look back and see it better from where we are standing now. Practice looking for the good… Read More

Family Life

Write Your Own Narrative

Do you ever wonder how this type of thinking might affect our kids? At school and with activities, they’re getting more and more specialized. They define themselves early on as… Read More

College and Young Adult

What to Do When Your Adult Child Is Messing Up

When your young-adult kids have serious adult-sized problems, the kind that can derail a healthy and productive life, your heart may break, but your child’s choices don’t have to break you. Your… Read More