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25
Apr

Help for Bedtime Fears

Have you been here?  My daughter Natalie had a few weeks of bad dreams that led to her being afraid at bedtime. She cried, stalled, and was truly anxious when it came to going to sleep at night.  As her mom, all I wanted to do was to hold her and make her understand that she was safe.  However, as you may know, convincing

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8
Jun

Our Tyndale House Story

I have had quite a few people ask me how we were able to contract with Tyndale House Publishers for our 3 book series or how we decided to work with them. If I was on the outside of all of this, I know that I would love to hear the story too. So, to save me copying and pasting

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12
Jul

What if I Mess Up?

In an earlier blog, we talked about the importance of speaking words of love and life over our children, not just assuming they will understand by seeing our actions.  Today, I want to talk about something that we struggle with when learning to speak life over our children; messing up. I used to get so upset with myself and feel

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21
Jun

Actions Speak Louder Than Words?

“Actions speak louder than words.”  How many times have we heard this phrase?  I have no doubt that in its conception, it was meant as encouragement to not just speak, but do.  And I agree that in life, in faith, in child raising, we need to be diligent in living a life that matches and surpasses our declarations.  However, we

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19
Jun

Prevention vs. Treatment

Let me start by saying, this post is not on physical health, at least not directly.  I am not handing out health advice today, and I promise not to post a picture of myself in a sports bra … EVER 🙂  Instead I want to focus on our spiritual perspective of this issue. My husband and I both work in

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17
Jun

Introductions

Hello! Welcome to our blog!  This where I’m supposed to introduce myself and tell you a little bit about who I am.  However, this blog has, so far, been the hardest one to write.  I have been struggling to find the words to describe “who I am.”  And yes, I see the humor in the fact that the author of

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