Presence Over Presents

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It’s December! Can you believe it? This month a lot of our focus is on presents: what to buy and who to buy for. Where we can get the best deal and how quickly it … Read More

Rewriting Old Scripts

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Have you ever said something to your kids and then thought “Wow! I sound just like my mom/dad!” Sometimes it’s positive words or phrases, like “I love you to the moon and back.” Or “I … Read More

The Summertime Blues

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There’s something magical about summertime. The hustle bustle of regular school schedules subsides to staying up late and sleeping in. There’s freedom to travel, whether it’s going on a fun vacation, visiting family or doing … Read More

Adjusting Our Expectations

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As a new parent, I didn’t really know any better. But looking back now, I see that I made a rookie parenting mistake: my expectations of myself and my child were unrealistic. I thought motherhood … Read More

Keep On Keeping On!

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“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” – Galatians 6:9 NIV Being a parent is exhausting sometimes, isn’t … Read More

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

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Raising a family and running a household requires a lot of work, doesn’t it? The to-do list is often never-ending. When you combine that with work, church, school, and extra-curricular activities, the days and weeks … Read More