Parenting

Science Confirms the Best Way to Love Your Child

Science confirms what God established when he created us: physical touch is life-giving. The best way to love your child is to touch them–hold them when they are young, hug them when they are too big to hold. From inception, a baby is held,…

April 4, 2017
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Marriage

7 Truths about Marriage and Making it Last

Years ago, Mark and I were having a pretty serious argument. We were both very frustrated. I could tell Mark was getting discouraged as he realized that we were not going to resolve things quickly. So I said, “You know what, honey, we’re in…

March 23, 2017
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Encouragement

Learn the Truth About the Insta-life

Every picture on Instagram tells a story about life. Or does it?  Recently, we were on a family ski vacation in Park City, Utah. It was gorgeous, and especially so to us because we live in Florida sans snow, mountains, and views of anything…

March 21, 2017
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Encouragement

Money: The Biggest Mistake I Made as a Mom

Money is the last thing I want to think about if I feel my child needs something. Looking back at how I spent money it is clear I wasn’t thinking. I did not go crazy and send us into debt, nor was I selfish…

March 16, 2017
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Parenting Podcast

Loving Your Child Through Teenage Rebellion

I am so thankful I am not a teenager today. It is not an easy age to grow up in! Teenagers have so much more coming at them in the form of opportunities and temptations. Teenage rebellion is really the natural manifestation of your…

March 9, 2017
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Marriage

What’s the Love Code in Your House?

What in the world do I mean when I say “love code”?  It’s a kind of code that forms from observations you made growing up. The code can be influenced by your parent’s marriage or another relationship you admired throughout your childhood. What you observed…

March 2, 2017