Trusting God and Enjoying the Journey on a Road Less Traveled

With the school year off and running, this week we have a unique opportunity to invite guest author Dorianne Commarota—wife, mom, and homeschooling speaker—to share her journey with homeschooling and offer encouragement to those families considering the same path.   When my husband Tony and I were engaged, we had a few “we’ll never” statements […]

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Guardrails for Healthy Teenage Dating

“A lot of times I feel lonely.” “I often feel left out of things.” “I often wish I had more good friends.” These statements by teenagers were recorded in a recent article found in the September issue of The Atlantic magazine, highlighting a study on the effects of smart phones on our current teen culture. […]

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Transitioning from Micromanager to Advisor

It is hard to think of allowing our children to make mistakes, but that is the only way they will learn. Not being successful at something on the first time does not mean your child will never get it; it only means your child needs practice. Children fall down a lot when they are learning […]

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We Dedicate This Child to You, Lord

I was having one of those parenting days. You know. Those days. My child was losing his ever-loving mind, bless his heart. And I was getting dangerously close to losing mine. So, I did the only thing a logical mother does in her time of stress… I sent everyone to their rooms for a family-wide […]

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