Fourteen Is Better Than Thirteen

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I sat across from Edric at a cafe this morning, studying his face like I hadn't seen it a million times. Has it really been 14 years since we were … [Continue reading]

Pursuing Peace at Home

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Sometimes managing household help and a driver is stressful for me when their inter-personal relationships get complicated. When unsettled issues … [Continue reading]

Discover True Life

In the book, Be the Best Mom You can Be, authors Marina and Gregory Slayton wrote, “The search for identity and meaning is central to the human … [Continue reading]

Have Fun With Your Spouse

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Our Thursday night group is on the third session of Craig and Amy Groeschel's DVD marriage series entitled "From This Day Forward." The most recent … [Continue reading]

Compliment Character

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Years ago my third son, Titus, might have seemed like a difficult child to parent. He was strong-willed, easily upset, and physically curious. He … [Continue reading]

Renovating the Homeschool Room

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Who messes up on IKEA instructions?! I do! I did! With a day to redecorate our homeschool room before it was going to be documented for an interview … [Continue reading]

You Cannot Pray and Stay Upset With Your Spouse

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I darted out the door for a 10 PM run a few evenings ago after Edric and I had a conflict. The cause of our dissension isn't worth mentioning because … [Continue reading]

Be An Honorable Parent

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As a mom, one of the principles of parenting that has stood out to me the most is modeling – how my children copy my example whether I want them to or … [Continue reading]

Family Values

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When I married Edric, I had no idea what kind of a father he would be to our future children. I hoped that he would be intentional, committed and … [Continue reading]

Don’t Give Up On Irreconcilable Differences

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 After fourteen years of marriage, I’ve come to the conclusion that I cannot change Edric to become like me (you’d think I would’ve figured this … [Continue reading]

People Are More Important Than Things

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My second son, Edan, is very conscientious about his things. As an orderly and organized person, he tends to keep track of his belongings, and he … [Continue reading]

Invest In Your Marriage

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It’s been sometime since Edric and I have been able to talk about our relationship and reminisce about its beginnings. We maintain our weekly … [Continue reading]