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Can You Balance Work and Family

When we learned that the nature of parenting is sacrifice, we went from trying to have it all to having everything that matters.

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25 Tips for Avoiding Mom Burnout

A list for those who—like me—struggle with overcommitting and overworking.

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20 Ideas for Busy Parents

Here are some tips for bringing balance to the hectic pace of life.

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Q&A: The Balancing Act

How do you relieve the pressures you feel as a family?

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Q&A: The Overbooked Family

How can we slow down this crazy pace of life?

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Teaching Your Child How to Manage Busyness

Getting a grip on schedules and activities is a gift that will never lose its value.

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The Potato Chip Incident

Regularly teens will display an attitude of self-conceit, self-absorption, or arrogance

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Which Way Is Your Deck Chair Facing

Many Christians have not taken a strong look at what they believe in.

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Who is Watching You

Even if you don’t intend to leave a legacy, you will.

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Caught in a Tug of War

Parents often feel tired from fighting the influences of the culture, but let me encourage you to hang on.

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22 Ways to Really Listen to Your Children

Be patient. Don’t complete their sentences. Let them finish, even if it seems they are rambling. Don’t interrupt. Face your child and make eye contact. Lean forward, if you’re seated,…

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A Sabbath for Mommy

A mother’s work is never done: Feed the baby, change the baby, wash the dishes, sweep the floor, cook dinner … There’s nothing worse than filling the dishwasher twice in…

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7 Marks of a Hurried Family

Take a stroll down a typical American neighborhood, and you’ll find families who desperately need a break from the rat race

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Controlling Busyness in Your Family Life

Our family continues to work on refining these three convictions.

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Cultivating Quiet

Cultivating Quiet

Setting a tone in my home that allows for the spiritual disciplines of quiet and solitude is my responsibility.

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Life Is Good When Parents and Children Slow Down

Busy schedules can overtake a home if parents don’t maintain a proper balance between activities and leisure time.

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