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God and Science Coexist

God and Science Coexist

I taught high school science for 10 years in a large public school. Not only did I teach science, I taught astronomy and geology, two subjects where time is measured in millions and billions of years and evolution is a common term. On the very first day of the school year, I gave every class

Children and Presents – We Can Count These as Blessings, Too!

Christmas gift-giving is really hard for me. Don’t get me wrong, I love presents. I love thinking about presents, buying presents, wrapping presents, and watching my kids open their presents. The joy on my kids’ faces is palpable on Christmas morning, and I love making them happy almost more than anything in the world. I

How to Start Conversations About Jesus with Kids

Conversations about Jesus: Get Inspired Conversations about Jesus are important to have when you’re children are growing up and starting to understand their faith. Even though my daughters are 6 and almost 10, we got a copy of the adorable board book My Jesus Bible a few weeks ago, and we have been reading through

9 Brave Ways for Kids to Diffuse Conflicts

About seventy-five times a day, my kids devolve into fights, bickering, and taunting— over Barbies, over books, over kittens, and even sometimes over who looked at whom wrong. It happens. I think all kids have conflicts with other kids, especially with siblings. The first key to handling children’s squabbling is to not ignore it. As

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