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Equipping Our Children for Future Marriage Success

When our children are small, we parents do our best to teach them good habits and to develop positive character traits– though most of us would admit we sometimes take our eye off the ball and fall back into “getting through the week”, our spiffy parenting plan and anemic intentionality going out the window. 1,027 more words

Spiritual Encouragement

Guest Post: Prototype

I am their prototype for women.

I am a stay-at-home mom who has the propensity to do far more for my boys than I should, and in the back of my mind, I am aware that I want to teach them that women are strong, courageous, human. 775 more words

The Beginning Blog

I am here at home in the middle of a school day because my kiddo is out sick. As I sit watching the rain fall and enjoying the quiet, my mind keeps coming back to my Granny and her journalling. 216 more words

Essential Oils

Mother & Son

The upside of cleaning closets is to find sweet little notes like this treasure. 119 more words

My Journey

Childhood's End

Today, I did something for my youngest son that I have never done for any of my children. I have not done this because the idea popped into my head while I was at work today. 701 more words



Years ago I heard a pastor share that his staff had sent a questionnaire out to parents of the youth asking them what their greatest fears were and consequently where they needed the most support in regard to raising their kids. 658 more words

How I See It

Memories of Old Country Stores

Someone posted a photo of an old country store on Facebook that reminded me of two stores that you just don’t find many of anymore. They are the old wood frame buildings with a wooden screen door. 355 more words

Just Writing