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Fighting the Darkness

Fighting the Darkness

"I assumed children with special needs would be born to other parents, not us."

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I Want My Role Back

I Want My Role Back

Why I sometimes wish I could just cook up the bacon instead of bringing it home
Maintaining a Mother-Son Connection

Maintaining a Mother-Son Connection

Key ideas for staying close
Right-Sizing Desires

Right-Sizing Desires

I had to learn to embrace a good-enough life.
Why "Worst Mom Ever" Soothes the Weary Soul

Why "Worst Mom Ever" Soothes the Weary Soul

The need for mommy blogs
Christian Kids in Public School

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It's a choice driven by my faith

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How to Cover Your Child in Prayer

How to Cover Your Child in Prayer

It's one of a parent's greatest ministries
Making Peace with your Strong-Willed Child

Making Peace with your Strong-Willed Child

Tired of butting heads with your kid? Learning expert Cynthia Ulrich Tobias offers help and hope
Maintaining a Mother-Son Connection

Maintaining a Mother-Son Connection

Key ideas for staying close
Teaching Kids to Take Initiative

Teaching Kids to Take Initiative

Techniques for training them to do it themselves
Right-Sizing Desires

Right-Sizing Desires

I had to learn to embrace a good-enough life.

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Missional Moms

How can we model to our kids what it means to be salt and light in the world?
Why This?
This article challenges moms to intentionally model Jesus' values of sacrifice and simplicity rather than the self-centered consumerism of the American dream.
Thriving In a Stepfamily

Thriving In a Stepfamily

Understanding what your stepkids are thinking and why can bring strength to your family.
Why This?
This article will help you empathize with the perspective of a stepchild as you seek to build a positive dynamic in your blended family.
Donald Miller on Life as a Solo Son

Donald Miller on Life as a Solo Son

The best-selling author of Blue Like Jazz reckons with his fatherless childhood—and offers hope for single moms and their sons.
Why This?
Author Donald Miller, who grew up without a dad, shares how single moms and churches can help kids heal from the wound of fatherlessness.

Volunteer Training

Get your kids to give their time
Why This?
Starting at a young age, you can train your kids to be compassionate servants by getting them involved in volunteer opportunities.

Choices and Consequences

Your response to negative behavior can bring positive results
Why This?
Wise discipline will help children learn to make better choices. Here are 3 tips for making your discipline more effective.

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Family + Fun

Family + Fun

Sibling rivalries. Getting along. Being respectful. The way your family behaves and reacts can change for the better and thrive in the wonder years of parenthood and childhood.
Parenting with Purpose

Parenting with Purpose

Being a mom matters! You hold sway and influence over who your children will become. God placed you in your family for a reason, and you can make a difference in your children's lives.
Single Parenting

Single Parenting

It's tough to guide, protect, train, and grow our children when we're the only adult responsible for their primary care. Here's help and a good dose of encouragement for making a wonderful difference in your child’s life.
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