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5 Tips for Parents During Exam Week

Does the mention of the word “exams” make you cringe? Does it bring back memories of late-night studying or that familiar sense of dread? Parents, take heart! There are a few things you can do to help your student avoid last-minute cramming and a...

Suffering from Seasonal Allergies?  11 Natural Remedies to the Rescue!

It’s springtime! The flowers are blooming, grass is growing, and birds are chirping! But, if you’re a seasonal allergy sufferer, the misery of red, itchy eyes, continuous sneezing and post-nasal drip can dampen the excitement of the beauty that...

When Should My Child Take Algebra?

“Train A leaves the station at 3:05 p.m. and is traveling at a speed of 65 mph.  If train B leaves the station at . . .” Did your blood pressure go up remembering these types of math problems?  Latest research is showing that not all children are...

Good Parenting Starts with the Spiritual Health of the Parent

His Yoke is Easy (learning from Matthew 11:28)

I misplaced Christ’s yoke as a young mother.  I must have laid it down to finish a load of clothes and to restack toys on the shelf.  Then the baby woke from her nap, the schoolkids got home, and...

Kindergarten at Home:  3 Factors to Consider

Many parents feel that familiar squeeze in their chest when they consider Kindergarten for their child. Their hearts may not feel ready for such a big change. A few half days of preschool each week was one thing, but Kindergarten suddenly means...

Early Motherhood: It is no piece of cake!

Look at the latest retro-fashion, Mom:  hip-huggers!

I wore hip-huggers in my day—my first two children, ages 1 and 2, one on each hip every Sunday during church.   In fact, a few years later I made my bid for the Mother of the Year Award.  

Should you let your child get a smartphone?

“I feel like we’re Amish.”

I heard this one evening as my teenage children and I discussed the issue of smartphones in our home.  I chuckled to myself inside because I was once that cool, 20-something youth pastor that every teen in the church...

Good Money Habits for Christians

As Christians, we know we need money to live and should not live for money. But too many of us practice poor money habits and ignore scripture that guides us on having money for the causes we are passionate about or the rainy days that take us by...

No Spring Break Plans? Do’s and Don’ts of a Great Stay-cation!

No big family plans for Spring Break? No problem! Here are some do’s and don’ts that will make planning a stay-cation a breeze!  When planning a stay-cation the experiences and goals are not about the destination but about growing your family...

Grandparents Are Cooler Than You Think

Can you guess when the following quote was published?

The world is too big for us. Too much is going on. Too many crimes. Too much violence and excitement. It’s a constant strain to keep peace, and still, you lose ground. Science empties its...