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13-Year-Old Boy Surprises His Single Mom with a Car

A 13-year-old boy's selfless act has been getting the attention of people all across the country lately.  The boy's single mother and family of four had hit a rough patch and were making do without a car. Preston, an outgoing teenager, wanted to find a solution.

What an amazing story!

5 Benefits of Having a Challenging Teen

What? Are you serious? What good can it possibly be to have a difficult child? Or a teen who struggles with sin? Or a child who rebels against you?

God causes all things—even a teenager’s sin—to work together for our good. Here are 5 ways...

The Unengaged Marriage

We all journey into marriage with our hearts brimming over with hopes and dreams. But a lot can happen between the “I do” at the altar and the years that follow. We can end up married to someone yet emotionally, mentally, spiritually and physically disengaged.

Awaken Me to Your Presence God

So let me ask you, are you focused on the dots in your life or on the sailboat?  The dots represent the things that contribute to your chaotic life.  The sailboat emerges as the steady, peaceful presence in the midst of the chaos. 
The sailboat is God...

Video: Painting the Resurrection

A breathtaking art mural by Christian painter Ron DiCianni captures the moment Christ was resurrected from the tomb. In this video DiCianni walks us through the multi-dimensional meaning of his 12'x40' creation.

How to Have a Scream-Free Morning Routine

Just once, for mercy’s sake can we not be the ones pelting out the door as the bus chugs away. Just once can the toddler agree to eat out of the red bowl? Just once can we make it with some semblance of normalcy instead of melting down into temper tantrums and tears and guilt?

Elevate Your Easter Brunch

If you’ll be hosting friends and family to honor Easter this year, make your gathering as simple as it is scrumptious with a decadent brunch menu.

Here are some scrumptious and simple recipes that are sure to be a hit for your holiday!

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. 

3 Ways Worry is Ruining Your Parenting

What if I told you that you could care for your kids without worrying about them? What would it take to revolutionize our parenting in this way?

Here's some perspective...

Dear Young Mom

Take it from me, a mom who not that long ago, wished that time would pass quickly and who now wishes it would slow down, enjoy these moments with your little one.

Dear Heartbroken World

Former Addison Road lead singer Jenny Simmons observes the manifold tragedies in our world today and laments "the pain of our own broken pieces of earth. It all seems a bit cruel right now."

But Jenny has a brilliant encouragement for those who are buckling under the weight of worldly sorrows.  Find your hope from Jenny's heart!

Stop Trying to be 'All the Moms'

Each of us are to be The Fun Mom, The Organized Mom, The Pinterest Mom, The Soccer Mom, The Blogging Mom, The World-Changing Mom, and The Volunteering Mom.
Never, of course, The Tired Mom, The Say-No Mom, The I-Don’t-Know-What-I’m-Doing Mom, The No-Patience Mom, or The Needy Mom. We simply are to be great and glorious at all times...right? 

8 Ways to Protect Your Children from Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is a form of bullying that is almost invisible to parents, as no form of physical abuse is displayed. Regardless, the effects it can have on a child’s mental health can be devastating. 

Learn how you can detect and help prevent this from happening to your child.

Run Your Race

My mind raced with questions:  Why did this happen? What did I do wrong? Could I have prevented this?  The weight of these questions haunted me and left me feeling like it was my fault that my little boy had autism....

Transitioning Back to Work After Baby

For those women who wish to - or have to - return back to work after having a baby, consider these tips to help make that transition back to work as seamless as possible.

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