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The Jesus Storybook Bible, How to Read Mere Christianity, & a Booking It Update

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Are you Booking It this year? Yesterday we started a great discussion on the bread baking book, Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day. Join in the discussion and check out the beautiful boules that I made. It was so exciting to pull those out of the oven! Today we’re going to talk about all […]

Booking It with Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day

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This year we’re Booking It on LifeasMOM. It’s an online book club designed to get you off the computer, phone, and boob tube and into a book. Reading is an adventure! You learned this long ago. But, in our older years, it is tempting to forget. On the 10th of each month, we’re discussing an assigned […]

Of Mothers and Conductors

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Photo source, creative commons license: Roger H. Goun Mom, you are a conductor. In more ways then one. Ever tried to herd a crowd of children into a car, onto a plane, into a store, through the zoo? You conduct, oh, yes, you do. You guide people on their journeys, you help them with their […]

Parenting a Child with Down Syndrome

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The following is a guest post from Deanna: As a healthy 25 year old, basking in the glow of my first pregnancy, the last thing that I expected to hear from my doctor was that my unborn child had Down syndrome. There are no words that can fully describe the initial devastation, grief and heartache […]

If I Were 25 Again….

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My first child was born just a few weeks after I turned 25. He is quickly approaching 14. I now have to reach UP to hug him. He has the beginnings of a moustache. And when I’m in another room and hear his voice, I think it’s my husband or my brother talking. Yes, the […]

Freezer Cooking as a Ministry (A Guest Post)

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The following is a guest post from Jackie As a mom of two grade-school children, a three year-old and an infant, I’ve often asked, “Lord, how can I be a missionary with small children and babies at home?” The answer was a “Cook and Play.” I invited three women to my home and we put […]

No More Scrunchies!

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Springtime is here — and it’s cause for celebration! The weather is warming up, the sun shines a little longer each day, and the days just say, “Come out and play.” It’s time to put your hair up and get out and about. I was stunned when my friend Jen said that scrunchies were “out.” […]

5 Ways to Have a Great Date Night

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D Sharon Pruitt Date Night is a term thrown around a lot in pre-marital counseling and marriage seminars. In some circles it’s touted as the cure-all for all your relationship woes. Unfortunately, we’ve known couples who always had a regular “date night” and still ended up in divorce court. Cure-all it is not. However, date […]