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6 Ways to Manage Christmas TIME and Alleviate Holiday Stress

6 Ways to Manage Christmas TIME and Alleviate Holiday Stress

I haul around with my checklist as if it were something sacred. I can be guilty of putting my work (and maybe even my rest ) before my relationships. I may say a quick no to my loved ones, only because I don't want to toss another idea into the pot of possibilities. I...

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Where Parents Find Courage

Where Parents Find Courage

Dear Readers, Insecurities and fears often raise up in us as we raise our kids. We worry, overthink, and question. Fear may prevent important conversations. What we need is courage, supernatural courage. In the article below, titled Unfrozen by Grace, Tina Yeager...

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5 Things to Never Say to an Adoptive Parent

5 Things to Never Say to an Adoptive Parent

When Tom and I were going through the adoption process with our oldest kiddo (the other three came the old fashioned way), we received many unintentionally hurtful comments. Now our daughter is a young adult and we rarely hear insensitive remarks about her adoption....

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10 Halloween Dos and Don’ts for Christian Families

10 Halloween Dos and Don’ts for Christian Families

To boo or not to boo—the Christian’s Halloween dilemma. We have three choices. We can receive, reject, or redeem Halloween. If you and your family choose to participate in Halloween on some level here are 10 dos and don’ts. Study the history of Halloween. The...

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Help Your Loved One (or Yourself) Conquer Anxiety

Help Your Loved One (or Yourself) Conquer Anxiety

  Hey There Moms and Grandmoms-this Eternal Moments update is for you. Many of you who receive my blog/ newsletter because you have read Messy Hope: Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety, Depression, or Suicidal Ideation.  As a woman who has a child who has struggled...

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Back to School Blues and 7 Antidotes

Back to School Blues and 7 Antidotes

Sleepless nights, irritability, and tears are all typical responses to the transition from summer to school. (I'm referring to the children in this article, although moms have been known to have similar symptoms!) How can we help our children adjust to the back to...

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Coming soon!

Coming soon!

Coming soon! Monday, May 30, June 13, and June 27, 2022 I will be chatting with my friend Laine Lawson Craft  on her  Warfare Parenting Podcast  . We discuss the suicide crisis among our young people, my personal story, and available resources like  Messy Hope: Help...

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Living a Big Faith

Living a Big Faith

Friends, I love to bring you parenting and faith based resources  information. I wanted to make you aware of a new devotional that has just been released. Seven of my author friends have joined forces and put this devotional together for you! Below is an excerpt from...

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101 Ways to be a Really Great Mom

101 Ways to be a Really Great Mom

How did you come to motherhood? Did you always want to be a mom? Or like many moms, is motherhood more of an acquired taste? No matter how we come to motherhood, most moms want to be a great mom. I love this quote from Jill Churchill about being a good mom,  "There is...

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How to Create a Faith and Fun Filled Easter Basket

How to Create a Faith and Fun Filled Easter Basket

The night before Easter, my husband and I were determined to foil our children by hiding their baskets in unexpected locations. Our four kids had become quite adept at finding their baskets in no time flat. As I opened the oven door and slid the pink basket onto the...

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