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Praying for Your Unborn Child

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Praying for Your Unborn Child | a free printable prayer guide from www.flandersfamily.info

A friend of mine once told me that, all through one of her pregnancies, she prayed God would give her a beautiful little girl with blue eyes and dark hair. God granted that request, but the little girl was also quite stubborn. She was so headstrong, in fact, that by the time she was two years old, my friend was… Read more »

Lessons Learned from a Two-Year-Old

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Snips and snails and puppy dog tails... that's what little boys are made of!

In celebration of my son David’s birthday today, I wanted share a couple of my favorite stories from his childhood (and important lessons learned along the way). Enjoy! Anybody who has ever given birth knows that a having a baby can turn your life upside-down; however, after experiencing this phenomenon twelve times over, I can testify that some babies turn… Read more »

Then Comes Baby in a Baby Carriage

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The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults."

Peter DeVries once said, “The value of marriage is not that adults produce children, but that children produce adults.” I think both processes are important, but have nonetheless found his point to be true. Having children does tend to mature us faster and better than we might expect to mature without them. When my husband and I first married, the… Read more »

Putting It in Perspective

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I don’t know who wrote the following poem, but it is a good reminder that we should “not despise the day of small things.” This season of life will be over before we know it, and won’t I miss it when it’s gone!. My days are days of small affairs, Of trifling worries, little cares, A lunch to pack, a… Read more »

Have You Hugged Your Kids Today?

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10 Good Reasons to Hug Your Kids Daily

If you haven’t already hugged your kids today, here are ten good reasons to do so now. And if you have, here’s a bunch of good excuses to hug them again. 1.¬†Hugs are nice. 2. Hugs give you a good feeling inside. 3. Kids need hugs to stay healthy. I once read — although I cannot for the life of… Read more »

Don’t Bite the Breast that Feeds You

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My baby is cutting teeth right now. Literally. She’s lying on a pillow in my lap, nursing even as I type. About the time I think she has fallen asleep and can be transferred back to her crib, she makes another last-ditch effort to help those central incisors break the surface. It’s a painful experience for both of us. I’ve… Read more »