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Articles in Faith, Mandy Cowley, Kirsten Raby, Turn the Page, Bloggers, Family Life, Get Out of Town and Amelia Laprairie

Does Anyone Else Feel Extremely Not OK?

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I haven’t been able to write a post for this blog in more than a month. I could blame being busy–I have taken on a temporarily bigger volunteer role with my church (ask me about video editing or live streaming!)–but that’s not it, or at least not ent... Read full article

A Wagon Filled with Memories

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“Let’s clean out the garage today.” How did this statement come from my mouth? If I had typed these words, I could have highlighted the sentence and pressed the delete key before anyone saw it. However, like all words, once they’re spoken in front ... Read full article

Magnet or Charter? What Are the Benefits?

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Colorful billboards for different schools line the interstate. Parents drive through the city and see school signs boasting the best qualities through branding and marketing. But, what are the real benefits of them?... Read full article

Where Are Your Shoes?

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Get Your Kids to Stop Losing Their Stuff Without Losing Your Mind... Read full article

The Parent's Prayer

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We must remember that the darker the night, the brighter the light shines.... Read full article



Sleepaway for Mama: Leaving My Daughters Overnight for the First Time

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In more than seven and a half years of parenting, I had never left my children overnight until recently. Other than her recent trip to pony camp, the only time I was away from my older daughter was when my younger daughter was born. I stayed in the h... Read full article

Co-Parent with Class: Advice for a Successful School Year

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Advice for a successful school year while dealing with co-parenting.... Read full article

When Should You Tell Children About the Easter Bunny?

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We all love these sweet moments, but the innocent naiveté can’t last forever. When is it the right time to share that the careful creator of those baskets is not an oversized, bow-tied bunny, but instead mom or dad? ... Read full article

Moms, Tailgating, and Fashion

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Tailgating is the great American tradition. It’s a great excuse to come together with family and friends to enjoy plenty of fun, food, and football. What’s really taking off in Tiger Stadium, though, is the fashion. Moms headed to their favorite tail... Read full article

Words of Wisdom From a Former Camp Counselor

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Learning to live independently is certainly difficult, but parents can help children grow up by encouraging their freedom in appropriate stages.... Read full article

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