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Where Are The Warrior Moms?

Heard about the Tiger Mom and the Elephant Mom and attachment parenting and whatever other kind of mom there is? The Ferret Mom? There are no Gerbil Moms… Or Coyote Moms. Funny, that. I don’t think I have the stamina or vision to Tiger Mom and I’m not sure about what “Elephant Mom” even means. […]

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My 3 Year Old Showed Me How To Live Like Jesus

Do not hasten in your spirit to be angry, For anger rests in the bosom of fools. Ecclesiastes 7:9 NKJV Soft red hair glinted in little lightly curled wisps around a pink and white round face while dark eyelashes kissed soft cheeks under deep brown eyes. Red pajamas with feet and an infectious little smile […]

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Quit Wrestling With Your Teens – You Are On The Same Team

What if you were, daily, overwhelmed with the most incredible thoughts and realizations about the world in which you live but no one will listen? What if you lived in a world where those around you scoffed at your ideas, told you to be quiet, and ridiculed your fashion choices? What if you were told […]

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The 9 Real Reasons I Am Opposed To Courtship

So, I was tempted to use a lot of big words and impressive phrases to introduce this next point.  But, it’s really a simple distinction in viewpoint. Why do I oppose the modern construct of the ancient methods of courtship? I don’t believe it is within my power to dictate to my sons whom they should […]

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Rebel Against The Hyper-Sexualization of Children – Preserve Dignity

As a child, in rural Montana, light years from the decadence of the 80’s, we didn’t spend much time thinking about child abuse or exploitation. We believed a certain degree of safety could be found within a slower-paced country routine. Daily rhythms of work, school, animal care, bus rides, and church life allowed us a social buffer […]

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