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21
Feb
2014

Becoming a Trophy Wife

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Family Matters, Grace Based Parenting, Trophy Wife

  I have Sochi fever and first place gold on my mind.  And I don’t want to hear any “it’s an honor just to be here” hullabaloo.  I want my team to win.   Makes me ponder my own abandoned top pedestal dreams.  While mine had nothing to do with grueling physicality or endless hours […]

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Pinterest, Family Matters, Resource of the Month, Grace Based Parenting

Window shopping is the best.  You get to peruse without purchase, find inspiration for the future or just take a gander of what’s out there.   Pinterest is just like window shopping and we have a great store for you!   Family Matters has multiple boards that we pin to, providing great insight, awesome inspiration, […]

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31 Days of Prayer for your Spouse, 31 Days of Prayer, Dr. Tim Kimmel, Grace Filled Marriage, Family Matters

Announcing our newest e-book made available to you for FREE! We have compiled 31 Days of Prayer for Your Spouse prayer devotionals into a convenient PDF that you can view on your computer, tablet, e-reader or print it off! It’s our Valentines Day gift to your marriage. We hope you enjoy this resource! Visit this page and […]

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Family Photo, Step Family Photo, Christmas Time, Laura Petherbridge, Family Matters, Dr. Tim Kimmel

“My mom wants to have a new family picture taken for Christmas,” Tanya shared. “She updates the photo every few years and sends it with her Christmas cards.” “Everything was fine until she mentioned that she doesn’t want my stepdaughter, Carissa, in the picture. She only wants ‘family’. “I told her Carissa is part of […]

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27
Dec
2013
Sneak Peek, Family Matters, January 2014, Grace Filled Marriage, 31 Days of Prayer

  We know, we know – 2014 hasn’t started yet and we want to cherish the rest of 2013 while we can – but we are busting at the seams with excitement and need to share!   Earlier this year Family Matters Blog launched a series called “31 Days of Prayer for your Children”.  The […]

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Grace Filled Marriage, Family Matters, Dr. Tim Kimmel, Darcy Kimmel, Resources

      This book is filled with hope and encouragement with chapters such as “A Grace-Filled Perspective” and “Grace Frees You to be Different and Vulnerable”. Dr. Tim Kimmel and his wife, Darcy Kimmel, explain how Grace has been the best thing for their marriage and how it’s the best gift you can give […]

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Family Matters, Laura Petherbridge, Surviving Holidays, Christmas, Step Family

When I was a child Christmas Eve was an elaborate event in my dad’s Italian family. For that special night my nana prepared an exceptional menu of meats, fish, pastas and pastries that would make angels salivate. My cousins, aunts and uncles, godparents and various other people filled the house with boisterous talking, bellowing laughter, […]

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Grace Filled Marriage, Family Matters, Dr. Tim Kimmel, Darcy Kimmel, Resources

  “Grace isn’t blind. Nor is it without nerve endings. A call to a grace-filled marriage doesn’t mean we ignore, trivialize, or excuse our spouse’s unacceptable behavior. Grace doesn’t mean we lose our voice when it comes to dealing head-on with things that are clearly out of line. And grace doesn’t remove consequences. God’s grace […]

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Grace Filled Marriage, Family Matters, Dr. Tim Kimmel, Darcy Kimmel, Resources

        This book is filled with hope and encouragement with chapters such as “A Grace-Filled Perspective” and “Grace Frees You to be Different and Vulnerable”. Dr. Tim Kimmel and his wife, Darcy Kimmel, explain how Grace has been the best thing for their marriage and how it’s the best gift you can […]

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Family Matters, Dr. Tim Kimmel

I’ve experienced more than 55 Christmases. You would think that by now I’d have given up the dream of my holidays turning out like a Normal Rockwell painting.   But I keep trying.   When I was a child, Christmas Eve was an elaborate event in my Dad’s large Italian family. My Nana would cook […]

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