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December 2018

Getting Ready: 3 Practical ways to prepare your children for the New Year

As a busy wife and mom, preparing for the new year is serious business for me.  I intentionally make time to reflect, pray, and plan.  Then one day it hit me.  I was doing all this planning for me but I wasn't including those who matter most to me.  I was leaving out my fellas.  That's was when I knew I needed to do something different.  So a few years ago, we made the shift to start preparing our fellas for the New Year too. Here are three practical ways we help our fellas prepare for a new year. Wr[...]

Breaking through: 3 practical ways to help your child cope with disappointment

Lately, we have been walking through some big moments in our home. Our fellas have been taking bold steps outside of their comfort zones. But with each step to try something new sometimes comes with the disappointment of things not going quite the way they planned. Seeing the disappointment on their faces, everything in me wanted to fix their hurt. As much as I want to save them from their disappointment, protecting them from their pain would only hinder their growth into strong, Godly men. Because I know w[...]