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Sharpen Students’ Minds with Proper Nutrition

Bells will soon be ringing, and parents may experience déjá vu for the first several weeks of school. That’s because the early part of each new school year is commonly spent reversing the effect of “summer brain drain” – when kids lose skills they mastered the previous year.

How can a proper diet help reverse this trend?

8 Reasons Why a Boring Marriage is Beautiful

If we’re in a boring marriage, the how-to’s and quick tips come quickly in an effort to shake things up. But is it really a sign of a problem? Should we be worried if we think our marriage is boring? Maybe boring marriages aren't such a bad thing.

Maybe a boring marriage is the sign of a beautiful marriage. Here are 8 reasons you might not have considered for why a boring marriage is beautiful.

What You Are Wearing To Church

When the outfit becomes more important than the attitude we wear to church, we are in big trouble!
Here is something to think about before Sunday: Wear your best to honor God, or come as you are? YES.

How to Answer Little People's Big Questions

We’ve all been asked questions that we have absolutely no idea how we’re supposed to answer, let alone on a kid-appropriate level. Spiritual preparedness is the only key to responding to the wacky, weary, out-of-bound inquiries pint-sized people can ask.

Here are a few actions to find the right answers.

10 Immediate & Tangible Ways to Help a Grieving Friend

Each year in the U.S., over 8 million people suffer through the death of someone in their immediate family. My three boys and I are now a part of those statistics.

I hope this list will be shared and used as a resource to guide others in reaching out to someone who is in the very beginning stages of dealing with the loss of a loved one. 

Emotionally Preparing Your Children for Back-to-School Season

Between sheltering-in-place, online learning and time away from friends, many children will need a little extra support as they head back to school this fall.  
Here are some tips to help you emotionally prepare your children to return to school with confidence, optimism and excitement.

5 Essential Money Principles to Teach Your Kids

When is the best time to teach your children the value and principles of managing money? Even early on, you have an opportunity to model financial responsibility.

Here are 5 important principles of money management that will serve your kids for years to come.

An Easy Solution to After-School Snacking

Make the most of after-school snack time with simple, fun recipe ideas like Harvest Fruit and Oat Energy Bites, which are a quick way to fuel up before soccer practice, study sessions, or dance class. 

10 Lies the World Tells Women About Their Bodies

As women, we are constantly pressured by social media, billboards, and even relationships to look a certain way. We know that our identity is found in Christ, but it doesn’t make the mirror any more forgiving.

6 Simple Ideas for Improving Your Prayer Life

Despite my struggles to be consistent, I have somehow developed a few non-negotiables as it relates to prayer. I am no theologian, just a woman who has needed God more than the very air I’m breathing. And just in case you need Him like that too, I’m passing on these suggestions in hopes that your personal prayer time will become a place of refuge...

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