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“Desperate, Breathless, Dependent Parenting”

Check out this blog post that Carrie found.  It’s worth reading! http://www.desiringgod.org/blog/posts/desperate-breathless-dependent-parenting

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The How-To Book

This afternoon, as I was sitting in a waiting room for a doctor’s check-up, another mom-to-be sitting across from me pulled out a book and started reading.  The title of the book caught my eye….”How to be an American Housewife.”  … Continue reading

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Bedtime Blessings

I just wanted to pass on this article if you are looking for some bedtime ideas.  This is a great article that has some great ways to bless your children as you go through your bedtime routine. http://www.focusonthefamily.ca/parenting/school-age/goodnight-blessings-making-the-most-of-bedtime-discussions

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Family and Faith

Have you ever thought of your family as your own ‘small group’ or ‘point group’?  Do you have prayer time, worship time, read the Bible, or spend time talking about God together?  I started reading a book recently that challenged … Continue reading

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Passionately Following Christ

For those of you who know anything about me, I love to be outside.  I could be running, walking, just sitting and reading, or playing with my kids at the park, but I love to spend time outdoors.  Over the … Continue reading

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Looking for Lonely Places

My day started off pretty normal, but when my youngest daughter decided she didn’t want to nap, I decided to bake some cookies with her….that’s when it all went downhill!  She loves doing the ‘dumping’ and ‘stirring’ of the ingredients, … Continue reading

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Mom, Wife, Enabler?!

A couple months ago, I had the rare opportunity to attend an event with my husband about something he is quite passionate about through his work and ministry.  Throughout the night, as my husband was networking and talking in depth … Continue reading

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Fun ways to pray with your kids

Praying is something I really enjoy doing with my girls.  I love the random things they pray for and how it reminds me that I should be thanking God for even the simple, monotonous things I often don’t pray for.  … Continue reading

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Holiday Expectations

“Let’s have a feast and celebrate.” ~ Luke 15:23 As I was cooking my turkey yesterday, I was thinking about how I want to celebrate different holidays with my family, what I hope they will remember, and what I hope … Continue reading

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Be Courageous!

Maybe it’s just me, but I love seeing dads out playing with their kids.  I am usually surrounded by women who are caring for children, whether or not they are their own, but for some reason, there is something special … Continue reading

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