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No, Your Child’s Bad Choice Does Not Make You a Bad Mom

I had this nifty little equation cemented in my mind. It went like this: crying baby = bad mom.  Well, at least one of my children has misbehaved or made foolish choices. I guess that puts me in bold contention for worst mom of the year. Or decade.

Or does it?

Thanksgiving: The Power of a Thankful Heart

It is not always easy to give thanks, but this is the very thing we must do in order to see God's will accomplished in our lives. This is how we move into higher realms of faith for ourselves, for our city, and for our nation...

Some Reasons You Aren't Ready For a Relationship

You’re single. The novelty of a bachelor/bachelorette lifestyle wore off long ago, and you’re ready to meet someone and settle down.  Here are some ways to help you determine if you're ready for a relationship....

When Fitness Goals Hurt More Than Help

When does “getting in shape” become something I worship, so focused on achieving specific visual results that I’m never truly content with my appearance, never able to be grateful for the body God has given me?

5 One Pot Meals: Easy Dinners for Busy Nights

Count 'em -- 5 recipes to cover a whole week, and each one only uses one pot to prepare (OK, not counting the cutting board!)

Here are not only some great recipes, but some quick easy techniques, for those days when you need a quick, easy to clean up meal for the whole family.

How to Find Peace in the Midst of Holiday Chaos

During the Christmas rush, our homes are far from silent, calm, still, or peaceful. The holiday momentum builds the day after Thanksgiving; the house is noisy, busy, hustling, bustling, and brimming over with activity and stress to the point of near exhaustion.

There is a solution! We can intentionally cut the Christmas chaos this year. The five steps to doing so spell the word PEACE....

How to Trust God When Things Are Falling Apart

How do I trust God when it seems He didn’t come through? Have you ever asked this question?
Following Him forward on an unknown path is frightening, especially when the ground beneath us gives way and the hands that hold us are the same hands that allowed it to quake.

KEEPING FIT AND HAVING FUN AS WE AGE

Regular physical activity at any age can help you live longer, feel better and reduce health problems. But far too many people, including baby boomers, don't get the exercise they need.  Here's how boomers can find ways to get their bodies moving so they can live longer, healthier lives.

Don’t Let Food Cloud Your Focus This Thanksgiving

Approach holiday eating from a faith-based intuitive eating perspective, then a season of true abundance and gratitude opens up.  Here are three key points we can keep in mind so we don’t let food overwhelm our focus this Thanksgiving...

High School Students React to Anonymous Compliment Box

One compliment can truly make a difference in someone’s life. These high school students set up boxes all around their high school where anyone can write notes to anonymously compliment each other.  The response was overwhelming and all of the love spread like wildfire! 

Lose Weight: Use a Meal Plan

Raise your hand if you’ve ever gone grocery shopping on an empty stomach or without a shopping list. Don’t worry, I’m raising my hand too! And the times we did, we let a few "comfort foods" slip into your shopping cart.

Here are some easy ways to encourage weight loss that are fun and simple. Even better, they’ll save you money too!

3 Ways to Hear God's Voice in the Chaos

How can we be sure to listen to a voice that is not audible to our physical human ears - especially when we're going through a crisis? Here are three ways we can help our spirits be open to hearing what He wants to tell us.

How to Protect Yourself from a Financial Emergency

What can we do to prepare for the financial impact of electrical power outages? Snowstorms, tornadoes, flooding and hurricanes cause power grid outages for weeks. Since we are becoming more of a cashless society, here are some ways we can prepare when we have power disruptions.

10 Ways to Recover and Reconnect With Your Spouse

There will be emotional meltdowns, communication faux paus and plain old mistakes in your marriage - so you need to be good at recovering, recuperating and reconnecting. Consider these ten ways to mend the fence after a marital meltdown.

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