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The Best Thing You Can Do as a Parent is Love Your Spouse

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The Best Thing You Can Do as a Parent is Love Your Spouse

Getting married and starting a family with someone is no easy task. As your children grow older, it is important that they see their mother and father have a healthy and loving relationship. This will not only provide them with a nurturing environment to grow up in, but loving your spouse will show your children what marriage is all about. When your children go on to have a relationship of their own, they should be able to model their marriage off how you and your spouse loved and cared for one another. Children Look to Their Parents as an Example...

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3 Ways to Turn Your Life Around After Making a Mistake

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3 Ways to Turn Your Life Around After Making a Mistake

It does not matter if you made a big mistake or a little one, you can still turn your life around. You can be surrounded by people who really want you to do your best. If you are ready to live a brighter tomorrow, then you are on the road to success. The great news is that you do not have to walk that road alone. Seek Jesus Jesus died so that your sins would be covered when you die just by asking him into your heart. When you accept him as your savior, he sends the Holy Spirit to...

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3 Ideas to Get Your Kids Interested in Reading the Bible

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3 Ideas to Get Your Kids Interested in Reading the Bible

Getting a child to sit down and read any book is a challenge, and the Bible is no exception. And yet, your kids can learn so much from it if they start reading it from an early age. If you want your children to be interested in reading the Bible and learning more about what it has to offer, consider these three simple tips. Use Pictures An illustrated Bible can be a great way to get a child interested in what they have to read. The Bible can be hard for even the brightest person to understand sometimes, especially if...

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Sweet and Sour Nuggets: My kids and not the take-out kind

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Sweet and Sour Nuggets: My kids and not the take-out kind

My kids LOVE candy.  And not the good chocolate stuff that their Momma hides in various places throughout the kitchen; but the artificially colored, artificially sweetened, stick in your teeth, and jack you up like meth, kind of candy.  My daughter’s current favorite are “jebby beans” aka jelly beans.  She becomes highly motivated whenever promised the reward of said “jebby bean”.  And considering the fact that she refuses to do even the most basic of functions to keep her alive (drinking water, eating, pooping, etc – no big deal), you better believe I am using those artificially manufactured treats to...

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As Simple As That

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As Simple As That

“No, you can’t always get what you want.  You can’t always get what you want. You can’t always get what you want. But if you try sometime, you find you get what you need” Well known lyrics from the Rolling Stones.  Now I’m not so sure about the rest of song, but those lines right there…yeah…they seemed to be the anthem of our family’s summer. And aside from the fact that it is a toe-tapping, catchy tune, what if what I apparently needed was definitely not what I had thought I wanted? From the big events, to the small mundane...

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