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step grandchildren

Grandparenting…. Don’t get me started. If you’ve already entered the holy of holies of grandparenthood, then you know what I mean. If you haven’t, there are no words to describe how wonderful this new role is. Suffice it to say that grandparenting is our reward for not selling our own children on e-bay! (I know […]

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resourceofthemonth - extreme grandparenting

Marriage is challenging. Raising children is challenging. But I’ve found (with but one grandchild and one soon to join us) that grandparenting is a whole set of different challenges. Not bad. Just different. I’ve heard a lot of folks say something like, “Well, they’re not my kids. Been there. Done that.” They load up their […]

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04
Sep
2012
resourceofthemonth - extreme grandparenting

This year is the 30th anniversary of Family Matters. That’s right folks! We’ve been at this thing for three decades now! We have met so many wonderful people, partnered with some great ministries like Focus on the Family and Family Life, and God has used our efforts to touch the lives of countless families with the […]

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Hayes Announcement

We all know that every child is a gift from God. In fact, the scripture says this very thought. Behold, children are a gift of the Lord; …. Psalms 127: 3 But some of these little gifts become even more special when they’re added to one’s own family. We’ve just been blessed with another grandchild […]

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februaryresource

This year is the 30th anniversary of Family Matters. That’s right folks! We’ve been at this thing for three decades now! We have met so many wonderful people, partnered with some great ministries like Focus on the Family and Family Life, and God has used our efforts to touch the lives of countless families with […]

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lovedarcy

It was a very sweet scene. Two little girls pouring over the Samaritan’s Purse Christmas gift catalog.  Painstakingly considering every option as they decided how to spend the money that Tim and I had budgeted for them to bless some children in another part of the globe. “Look, you can buy fish for a pond! […]

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grandparents

At this stage of your life, you envisioned yourself exchanging a time clock for a tee time, having a spotless home to relax and entertain in, and taking a well deserved break from the years of raising a family and earning a living. Instead, you find yourself back at square one: homework, soccer practice, discipline, […]

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grandparentswithfamily

September 11th is National Grandparent’s Day, so in honor of all the Patriarchs and Matriarchs in our families, here are a few ways we can bring out the best in the relationship they form with our kids. 1.)    A clean slate One of the blessings of grandparenthood is that it’s a clean slate to write […]

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lovedarcy

Lately, I don’t need much of an excuse to fly to Dallas, but recently on a weekend, I actually had a good reason to be there. Tim was in Nashville and would be meeting me there in a few days to continue on to see some wonderful folks in San Angelo. So I arrived in […]

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29
Jun
2011

Friday is movie day with our grand daughters this summer. One of the local theater chains has a “Summer Movie” program and, for less than a dollar a movie, you can see ten fun, kid friendly movies throughout the summer. Whether the girls have seen the movie or not, it is still a great time […]

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