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Honoring the Ordinary

Maybe the ordinary moments are the most extraordinary ones.  The Saturday after Christmas, I asked my husband to wake up with the kids...

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Do Adults Need Recess Too?

What would happen if YOU took time to play while your kids played?  If you’re anything like me, you snatch that block of time while...

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The Story You’ll Tell Your Kids…

You may know your kids well–but how well do they know you?  If you ask me, scrapbooking is the equivalent of a colonoscopy. Every...

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New Year, New (Positive) Adoption Laws for China

If you’ve always wanted to adopt a child from China but felt discouraged by the eligibility requirements, this might be your lucky...

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Mangos for Christmas

Leslie Anne Ringger is a missionary-turned-author for Lifesong Zambia, a ministry run by Lifesong for Orphans. What began as a little...

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Sailing the World to Meet Your Kids

If I could have coffee with any woman in the world, it would be Kelly Watts. Author, adventurer, adoptive mom…Her response to a...

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When Mommy Needs a Time Out

If we met on the street, you’d probably think I was sweet. And I certainly can be. You might tune into my podcast and get the...

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Pillow Talk Podcast – Episode 02

My husband lets you in on a crazy frugal tip that could save hundreds of bucks in your budget, we debate the Duggar’s first kiss and...

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Don’t Flush! And Other Desperate Attempts to Get Sleep

What’s the most extreme measure you’ve taken to make sure your baby stays asleep? I’m blogging waaaaay past my bedtime....

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Help and Hope for Stepfamilies During the Holiday Season

Laura Petherbridge is an international author and speaker on the subject of stepfamilies, co-parenting and divorce recovery. Author of...