Celebrations

Celebrations | Character and Values | Fight For The Heart

Joy in the Chaos

My son is asking for a car this Christmas. He’s four. He started asking for one months ago. And I— foolishly—thought it would be an idea that waned with time.… Read More

Celebrations

Moving Beyond the Holi-Daze : 10 Tips to Prepare for the Holiday Season

Here it comes, right on cue! It's November already, and the Christmas commercials have started appearing on television, stores are all decked with holly, and your kids are probably already… Read More

Celebrations | Family Activities

Celebrating Fall

Fall is filled with school starting back, festivals, and holiday traditions. But creating memories takes effort—planning and execution. Here are a few ideas on how to make the most of the fall season with your family. Choose a couple of options that… 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 nostalgic platitude, and then went about worrying how I would make it… Read More

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3 Resolutions Every Parent Can Keep

It’s January! All the Christmas lights are gone, school is back in session and everyone is eating kale. Why? Because at the start of the New Year, we always come up with resolutions. We’ll show this year a thing or two! We’re… Read More

Celebrations | Make It Personal

New Year, New Heart

So it's a brand new year. Here's a question to kick it off. How's your heart? The heart is pretty vital. It's what we live out of really; it's the wellspring of life. Our hearts help us feel the highs and lows,… Read More

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The Reality of Christmas

The older I get, the more sentimental I become. Especially as Christmas. Three chords into “O Holy Night” and you’ll find me tearing up and sniffling like a fool. I can’t help it. Something about Christmas just does that to me. Specific… Read More

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4 Ways To Be A Good Grandparent Over The Holidays

It’s Christmas, and I’ll be honest, I tend to lose my head. Come December, I go a little Buddy-the- Elf-crazy with the personal motto: If it's made with sugar, then yes! Left to my own devices, I’m a recipe for family havoc and… Read More