Articles in Faith and Amelia Laprairie

Make Time For Yourself

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Being a mom is a roller coaster of emotions. There’s happiness while watching the little ones grow, followed by my sadness because of the realization of how fast it happens. There’s anticipation of wanting them to reach milestones, followed by the ne... Read full article

Attitude of Gratitude

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Before our daughter could say “Thank You,” she could sign “Thank you.” “Please,” “More,” and “Thank you,” were the first three signs we taught her. Thanks is a response we all try to instill in our children from the earliest age. “Please” and “T... Read full article

A Father’s Impact

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Here’s what a recent Swiss study discovered about the influence of parents on their children’s church attendance.... Read full article

A Come and Go Affair

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As a child growing up in South Texas, my family would always celebrate New Year’s with a few carefully selected fireworks. Then, on the Sunday following the New Year’s celebration, we were always in church to participate in a worship service that usu... Read full article

Risking Christmas

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It takes some courage to face another Christmas. All those expectations. All those expenses. All those memories. All those family members! ... Read full article



Why Have Faith in the Valley?

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If we are honest, as humans, we’ve all had these types of thoughts in our lives. ... Read full article

Be Thankful for the Everyday Miracles

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It’s amazing that in the middle of the mess, we can so easily forget the incredible blessing that our two children are.... Read full article

Mom's Love

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As mothers, we experience so much and are responsible for even more. By loving ourselves, we can love our children better.... Read full article

New School Year, New You In Christ

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Let’s face it, the beginning of the school year can be a stressful time. There are new routines, places to see, people to meet, and skills to learn! And, it’s not just the children who are anxious. Parents are, too. So, with the new school year upon ... Read full article

Living Out Our Faith in Community

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Today, we live in an incredible time where we have an opportunity to connect with people from all walks of life. You and your children may have friends who believe in God, who practice a different faith, or those who do not practice any faith at all.... Read full article

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