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The Magic of Houses - The Magical Art of Pretend

Have you hauled out the play-clothes box with the advent of this quarantine?  Or have you now created one from old slips, vests, and hats?  You may have found yourself captured by the imagination of your children.  Here is a piece I wrote, oh,...

7 Ways to Celebrate Your Senior During a Pandemic

Your students have worked hard completing a milestone in their education. It’s time to celebrate their accomplishments. Yet, the current environment with the COVID-19 crisis is keeping people from being able to gather. How can you make graduation...

“Cabin Fever is Better than Corona Fever”  or “The Right Perspective”

In all seriousness, after multiple weeks home together in a new, limited routine, it’s perfectly normal for family members to feel frustrated with each other. There are so many changes at this time of quarantine which are stressful for both...

19 Ways to Stay Busy During COVID-19

As life slows down due to preventative measures against the coronavirus, there is a lot more down time for families across our nation! While many schools will provide work for students, there will still be more free time than usual. Here are some...

Men’s Health: Following the Example of Jesus, Part 2

My first focus was fellowship. My next most important place to focus for health is food. If you think modern food in America isn’t corrupt then take a look at our health. The most common reason for liver transplantation in 2020 is predicted to be...

Three Ways to Connect With Your Kids

As Christians we hear and see this word connection used in a variety of ways. With God, our spouses, children, school, church, community, but how does this play out in our relationships?

Connection  is protecting the people and things that we...

5 Tips for Communication with Teenagers

Teenagers can often seem like another species. “Where did my sweet little 11-year-old go?” moans many a parent. But if Mom and Dad can remember that teens are in a rapid period of growth, where things are changing quicker than they can keep up...

The ABC’s of Summer Activities for your Older Child

 Here is a booklet you can print (with space in between each letter and its corresponding activity).  It is a self-paced guide for keeping your adolescent productive over the summer. Good for ages 9 and up, boy or girl.  (Tell them it can be done...

How to be a Great Long Distance Grandparent

Are you a long distant grandparent?  Here are a few tips to stay involved. 

We embrace social media to engage with our grandchildren. 

It is great to talk on the phone, but why not use FaceTime so you can see each other’s expressions?  Seeing...

Why Family Traditions Never Get Old and a Few New Ones to Try

This year I published a book on traditions! I’d been warned by other authors that when the book finally publishes, you can feel a bit worn out from the topic!Thankfully, this has not proved to be true for me. I believe this is true because family...