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Passionate Mom, Purposeful Mom

Passionate Mom, Purposeful Mom

The passionate mom must also be a purposeful mom. Passion + Purpose = Plan These three bricks—passion, purpose, and planning—have a special relationship that can make or break a wall. And, of course, it all starts with passion. Without passion you won’t have the drive to develop a purpose, and if you don’t ever find

what makes a great dad

What Makes a Great Dad

I recently asked my kids during our home school morning to write about what makes a great dad. As I read my son’s response, I was reminded that kids aren’t looking for someone with perfect character. They aren’t looking for a dad who is amazing at sports. They aren’t even looking for someone to buy

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Honor Your Father with a Scrapbook

We often hear people say “Honor Your Father and Mother”, but what does that truly look like lived out on a daily basis? It’s important that our children’s father feel honored, loved and respected each day of the year. We naturally, however, think of doing something extra special for fathers in June. A precious gift

Father's Day DIY Gift

DIY Father’s Day T-shirt Filled with Faith

It’s a tradition at our house that every Father’s Day, my husband gets a new T-shirt to add to his wardrobe. But these T-shirts aren’t any normal shirts. Oh no! It’s a DIY Father’s Day T-shirt handcrafted by his four little kiddos, and they are always treasured and worn with pride! We’ve had fun with

What You Won’t See on Sitcoms about Children

Flip through primetime’s sitcoms, and it won’t take you long to absorb what our culture thinks about children: they drain your love life, your wallet, your independence, your patience, and your sanity. If there’s one message you probably won’t get, it’s the one God wants you to hear: children are a blessing. Yes, you will

Building Family Ties with Faith Love and Laughter

Which Way from Here?

Remember Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, when Alice came upon the Cheshire Cat sitting in the crook of a tree? “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the cat.  “I don’t much care where—” said Alice. “Then

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