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An Encouraging Read [For Every Mom]

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Crazy Stuff My Kids Say {and a rare-perfect redirect}

Five-year-old Li’l Bro comes to the dinner table in nothing but his underoos and a play cowboy hat. “Yeehaw,” he declares matter-of-factly. Nine-year-old Big Bro erupts, “Don’t go in my room!” Li’l Bro: “I didn’t…” Me: “Umm… where did you … Continue reading

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The Gospel In A Galaxy Far, Far Away

One of the repeated bits of advice I hear for parents trying to instill the Word of God in their children’s lives is: “Put it in terms they will understand.” But, I never really expected that advice to play out … Continue reading

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Scaling Mount Laundry {a reflection on motherhood}

With two adults and three kids in our home, we produce five or more outfits to be laundered each day… Actually, more since we have pajamas and sports practice clothes & uniforms and such. If you’re a mom, you know … Continue reading

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Facing The Connecticut Tragedy {Together}

This is a talk no parent wants to have with their children. Being in Television News, the horrible massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT was all I was talking about on Friday. In the past, when tragedy … Continue reading

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Look at Me When We’re Talking

How many times do we hear that coming from a parent to a child? So, can you imagine my surprise when my daughter said that to me? It had been a long day. I had just sat down from cleaning … Continue reading

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The Myers Family Oodles Experience! [Bible Verse Matching Game]

“Considering the fact that my son’s vocabulary consists of Mama, Dada, uh oh, ball, bye bye, thank you and here you go, there’s not much he can speak. But he can understand SO much. Moms & Dads, if your child … Continue reading

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Ready To Play

After nine months, Casey is now ready to play football again. You may know from an earlier post that Casey hurt his ACL, MCL, and Meniscus last October during a football game. After surgery and months and months of therapy, … Continue reading

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Sharing My Heart With My Readers – Struggles With Our Adopted Children

I do not have the perfect family situation like you may think I have. My family has struggles like most families have.  Every day is a struggle to teach my children that they are loved and God loves them.  This … Continue reading

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Eclectic Gifts {and how to love your family}

Asheville is a totally artsy place, apparently an “upcoming hipster community”… whatever that means. Folks ’round here carry their own grocery bags & eat whole foods & have vegetable gardens in their backyards & don’t shave their legs & play … Continue reading

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