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An Open Letter To My 16 Year Old Daughter

My daughter is very active in youth leadership at our church. I am proud of her for serving and getting involved. I see her growing and cultivating her talent of compassion; learning to place others before herself. 372 more words

Blended Family

The Homeschool Guide to Raising Prayer-Filled Kids -- Update

A few months ago, we released our e-book,  The Homeschool Guide to Raising Prayer-Filled Kids as a Kindle book, exclusively at Amazon. We’re delighted to have expanded its availability to other e-book retailers as well. 172 more words


The silver lining

Isn’t it amazing how the peace in your home can be shattered in one moment? Last week, out of the blue, we had an enormous fight with my stepdaughter, and she has gone back to live with her mom….. 748 more words

Blended Family

It's not about getting it right every time with your child - it's about the end result:)

Good parenting is hard.  You do not get it right every time out of the gate. There are days that you make good decisions and bad decisions.   1,638 more words


Catching Up....

I have not written anything on my blog for over three months.  We have had a roller coaster ride going on over the last year (2014), and it continued into the first part of 2015. 991 more words

Life In General

Peace, Patience, and Sickness?

This blog is not about some ultra shiny hey-look-at-me I’m a perfect Christian type of blog.  No, it’s a blog about the real lives of a small Christian family.  660 more words

Christian Family

Raising Our Children to Be Leaders (Part 2)

I have always loved Dr. Seuss’s story, Yertle the Turtle. In it, he tells of an arrogant turtle-king who aspires to be above everyone and everything else.  795 more words