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“Don’t Mom Alone”

We’ve had the pleasure of sitting down and chatting with Heather MacFadyen’s multiple times for her website and podcast Don’t Mom Alone (formerly God Centered Mom). Heather is warm, gracious, and so much fun. It feels like sitting down with…

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“Spread Yourselves THICK!”

“Everything is permissible for me, but not everything is beneficial.” I Corinthians 6:12 Our oldest child, Daniel, made a grand pronouncement one morning upon learning that we all had to go to church early, and stay through three services, because of our…

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Tired of Not Feeling Christian Enough?

Here’s a confession: throughout my life I have periodically wrestled with the suspicion I was somehow “not Christian enough.” In some ways, it sounds silly, because being a Christian isn’t a quantity that you can have more or less of.…

Getting Unstuck

Need vs Want

I plopped down on the couch with a friend and lamented about my latest parenting challenge. “I just need to learn to calmly follow through with a clear consequence. I keep getting in this nagging cycle. I need to stop…

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Should We Demand Immediate Obedience?

For a more in depth look at requiring immediate obedience from our kids (and the possible pitfalls) please check out our expanded version of this article titled, “Should I Require Immediate Obedience from My Child?” Do you require immediate obedience…