Talking About Things That Matter: Technology Edition

“One of the most common, and contested, conversations I have with parents – both friends and those who I get to serve in ministry – is about technology. “Should my kids use it?”“How much screen time is too much screen time?”“Should I let my _____ – year old have a phone? tablet? computer?”“How do I […]

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Talking About Things That Matter [A New Series]

Confession: Before I became a parent, I honestly couldn’t figure out why people cringed at the thought of having hard conversations with their kids. I grew up in a home with open and honest dialogue about pretty much everything, and I just assumed that it came naturally and easily. Confession 2: Since becoming a parent, I […]

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Making the Most of Halloween (and Other Holidays)

It’s October 31! Halloween – this holiday right in the middle of fall – is becoming one of the most profitable, popular festive days in North America. According to thebalance.com, Americans will spend $9 billion dollars on Halloween this year! If you divide that by the number of people who are participating in the holiday, […]

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When the “Bad Mom” Days Come

I’m starting this post with a confession: Yesterday was a “bad mom” day for me. Just after supper, I sat down on the couch across from Andrew & Levi and simply stated: “I feel like a bad mom today.” The reasons, looking back, were a little silly. I was getting extremely irritated by the consistent […]

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Christmas Gift Guide: Giving the Gift of Faith

Christmas is just around the corner, and if you’re anything like me, you often find yourself scrambling to figure out what to give to your littles, friends, or family members. With so many commercials, online ads and constantly changing trends, how do you know what to get? With it being Levi’s first Christmas, Andrew & […]

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