• Parenting
    Overcoming the Challenges of Parenting a Teenager in Your 50’s

    Being an older parent has lots of perks. You’ve had more time to experience life, have an established career, and are often in a better position financially. Be that as it may, parenting at an older age...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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    Helping Your Kids Without Going Broke

    There’s a popular proverb about the difference between giving someone a fish and teaching them to fish. Giving them food cures their hunger in the short term. Helping someone by teaching them to fish provides a solution...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Food
    Five Tips for Expressing Your Love Through Food

    Experiencing love and sharing love are two of the most beautiful gifts in the world. So, when I have the opportunity do both I take it! Simple acts of love and kindness can light up the faces...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • DIY Gift Ideas for Parents of Newborns

    By Jennifer Livingston– When a new little life enters the world, it is important to give a gift to the family of that child, to show support and a spirit of welcoming for their new addition. The...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Loving the Second Half as Much as the First Half

    By Tammy Whitehurst− I’m an “empty nester.” As many of you probably are too. My husband and I smile a lot more at each other these days. Our children are grown. It is a time to love the second...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    In Defense of Grandparents

    By Guest Blogger Lucille Zimmerman – In the last few days I’ve heard from five people who told me the spouses of their adult children have limited access to their grandchildren. I don’t know all the circumstances…one...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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    Definition of “Generativity” and Why It Is Good For You

    By Beth Havey – Like Jimmy Stewart in “It’s A Wonderful Life,” did you ever ask the universe or your spouse: “Why do we have to have all these kids?” There are so many wonderful answers—love, desire...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • The Best Mom Award

    By Carol Doyel – I’m sure there are many mothers who will receive cards on Mother’s Day from their children, husbands, and loved ones declaring them “The Best Mom”. Some may even receive awards from their children, I can...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • The Christmas Photo—What’s a Stepfamily to do?

    By Laura Petherbridge – “My mom wants to have a new family picture taken for Christmas,” Tanya shared. “She updates the photo every few years and sends it with her Christmas cards.” “Everything was fine until she...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Do You Know Who You Are? Embracing the Power, Privileges and Position We Have as God’s Girls

    Do you know who you are? As women we juggle many roles and our roles may change depending on the season we’re in. But I want us to look at who we are as God’s girls and...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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    Just Call Me, Sandwich!

    Okay, let’s just call it what it is! I have entered the sandwich stage of life! I am old enough to have children and grandchildren, and blessed enough to still have parents. But coaching children that are...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • I Got Angry At My Daughter The Other Day

    The other day my daughter sinned. She did wrong. She made a mistake. It was clear. It was obvious. It was objective. I was disappointed. I was hurt. I responded in anger. This is not the first...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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