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I Bet You Don’t Even Miss Them

Recently friends and family have made a similar comment to me—“So are you and Gene back to normal now that the kids are back to college? You both have so much going on—I bet you don’t even miss them.” Their comments were full of encouragement and affirmation. However, I struggled […]

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Confidence to Do What God Calls You to Do

  Picture courtesy USAToday Sports.  “Confidence to do what You are calling her to do.” I prayed this phrase for one of my daughter’s today. She has been given an amazing opportunity that comes with much responsibility. The nature of the opportunity could easily convince her she is not capable […]

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This Holiday Season Tide the Intrusion of Social Media into Your Family

    It’s happened again. We have allowed one more neutral cultural trend to become a god in our lives—social media. I cannot walk through a Target store without seeing half of the customers engaged with their phones—whether or not they are with someone or even their small children. As […]

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Growing Responsible Kids

  Photo from:https://www.etsy.com/shop/shopcocoprints  I often encourage parents that their kids’ choices are their kids’ choices. They cannot take the blame or guilt of their kids making poor decisions. And that is true. And the converse is true too—we cannot take credit for their good decisions. All that to say, I’m […]

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