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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...

The Irony of Christmas

My class had an interesting conversation one December. We were looking at irony in the Christmas story. The discussion unfolded (Socratically, of course—after all, we’re a classical school!) something like this: “What were the Israelites...

3 Common Questions About Spiritual Gifts

It’s Christmas time...the most wonderful time of the year! During this time I love nothing more than to give gifts to the ones I love.  I put so much time and energy into selecting just the right gift for each person...one I just know they will...

Advent: Could One Word Change Your Christmas Tradition?

For my family, what began as tradition was defined and transformed by one Latin word.  

My firstborn was in sixth grade when the word entered our home and renewed our Christmas celebration.When my children were little, we desired for their...

Managing Media in the Home

A few months ago we looked at the decision that all of us parents need to make regarding when to allow a child to get a personal electronic device.  As difficult as that process is to walk through, I believe the greater challenge we face as...

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...

5 Steps to Reboot Your New year's Resolutions

Have you ever heard anyone say, “I achieved my New Year’s Resolution!”?  Unlikely.  

It seems most of us lose our drive after the first couple of weeks. As parents we are exhausted by the end of the day - trying to prepare dinner, returning phone...