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Dad, Can I have ten bucks?

The kids may be grown, but there is a scene played out in many homes on a regular basis: Caller-id told me who was on the other end.  Experience told me what the caller wanted.   “Dad, I really hate to ask.  BUT is there anyway you could let me have ...

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Persistence Through Resistance

Louder and louder the cries and screams of my two-year old’s rebellion came. This time the noon showdown was over a cracker, a tortilla chip, and my firm persistence. “Son, eat your cracker first, then you may have a tortilla chip.” A glare that could knock any mamma dead and ...

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Cheers! You, Your Teen and Holiday Alcohol Consumption

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care… …and Dad passed out beers without so much as a care? With holiday festivities well under way, many partygoers will be drinking and toasting the season—teens included. And believe it or not, many of those teens will get the liquor from ...

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What Goes In… Will Come Out

Correlations Between Sex on T.V. and a Teenagers Engagement As a parent, I constantly have my radar up.  Will this image throw off my daughters’ view of who she is and distort who she has become in Christ? Is her outfit representing that she is the temple of the Holy Spirit?  ...

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Parents That Play – Make The Day

Sometimes maneuvering through the years of parenting a young child can be pretty daunting.  The Bible has a lot of good guidance, but sometimes God arranges for us to “live and learn” while trusting that He is working in spite of us.  Now I have to say that I had ...

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