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The Ugly Parenting Fail by Julie Arduini

I don’t know about you, but I tend to take holidays as a moment to reflect. Mother’s Day was no exception. There are so many amazing memories from our wedding prayer that included my husband’s children, to playing Rock Band … Continue reading

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Unlocking Your Child’s Spirituality (Part 4 of 4)

Opinion by Jim Denney, author of Battle Before Time, Christian time travel adventure for young readers [Read Part 1 here.]  [Read Part 2 here.]  [Read Part 3 here.] In Parts 1 and 2 of this four-part series, we looked at the research of Dr. … Continue reading

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Unlocking Your Child’s Spirituality (Part 3 of 4)

Opinion by Jim Denney, author of Battle Before Time, Christian time travel adventure for young readers [Read Part 1 here.]  [Read Part 2 here.] In Parts 1 and 2 of this four-part series, I talked about the research of Dr. Catherine Posey, which showed … Continue reading

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Unlocking Your Child’s Spirituality (Part 2 of 4)

Opinion by Jim Denney, author of Battle Before Time, Christian time travel adventure for young readers [Read Part 1 here.] Good books nurture spiritual children. What does it mean for a child to be “spiritual”? I define a spiritual child as one … Continue reading

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Unlocking Your Child’s Spirituality (Part 1 of 4)

by Jim Denney, author of Battle Before Time, Christian time travel adventure for young readers Gladys Hunt, author of Honey for a Child’s Heart, urges parents to give their children the gift of soaring to other times and places, the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Encouragement by Nancy J. Farrier

  By Nancy J. Farrier   I once had someone ask me this question – “If you could be any person from the Bible besides Jesus Christ, who would you want to be?”   You might think this is a … Continue reading

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The Drone Mom by Julie Arduini

  Dr. Dobson has a classic parenting book, Parenting Isn’t for Cowards. Preach, Dr. Dobson. The last couple years have stretched my faith and refined me. I’ve learned these seasons prepare me for future opportunities, but it’s hard. HARD. The … Continue reading

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Child-Like Faith by Julie Arduini

This has been a year where I’m pouring everything I can into our children. More than basic life lessons, I’m trying to show them prayer strategies to draw them closer to Christ and believe not just in God, but believe … Continue reading

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I AM That Mom by Julie Arduini

As I’ve shared in previous posts, it has been a difficult season for our kids. What makes it so hard to watch is it’s one of those cases where it isn’t consequences for making terrible choices. It’s a refining process … Continue reading

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Unpopular Parenting

Oh, the advice, admonitions, and warnings I received when our daughter was young, and often from people who had very little day-to-day contact with us. Their biggest complaint? That I sheltered her too much. And in every accusation came the … Continue reading

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Guarding Our Words When Life Squeezes Us by Jen Pheobus

“If I had really spoken this way to others, I would have been a traitor to Your people” (Psalm 73:15 NLT). We’ve all gone through some major upheavals. Times when it feels as if life has completely sideswiped us, and … Continue reading

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