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28
Aug
2015
Grace Based Parenting

  Parenting is hard. Just being honest…and probably preaching to the choir.   I have five children ranging from college to 2nd grade. I’m a single working mom. I’m tired.   Unfortunately, I’m also fussy, frustrated, easily annoyed, and just not a fun momma a lot of the time. I can think of many day in the past […]

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innkeeper, christmas, family matters, grace

  Christmas is ahead of us, and I feel like I need to speak out on a very important issue. It’s time for this “War on Christmas” to be over. No, I’m not talking about keeping Christ in Christmas, (or, if you will, keeping the X in Xmas.) It is time to stop despising the […]

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17
Mar
2014
Learning How to Love, Stepfamily, Stepmom, Stepson, Family Matters, Grace based parenting, Laura Petherbridge

If I’m being totally honest there were times in my early years as a stepmom that I didn’t even like my stepsons, much less love them. To me they appeared spoiled and pampered, plus everyone in my husband’s family seemed to tip-toe around their wants and whines. This was the total opposite of the extremely […]

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31 Days of Prayer for your Spouse

Expectations “The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath.” Proverbs 11:23     There are two dangers when it comes to expectations. The first is that, in marriages, we often have unrealistic ones. Maybe your mother was a fabulous cook and you just expected your […]

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Resource of the Month, Little House on the Freeway, Dr. Tim Kimmel, Grace Based Parenting

  Seriously, your schedule is hurried, your expectations are extraordinary, and you and your family’s commitments are too many to count.  Your relationships with your friends, your family, and your God are suffering. READY FOR A CHANGE OF PACE? Here’s Help. Little House on the Freeway takes a look at the breakneck speed at which we […]

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