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Simple Steps - Relying on God as We Raise Our Kids

Oct 4, 2020

It's hard to speak Life-giving words when a child disobeys or disappoints us by his decision. We might feel justified in the words that are swirling in our head and about to pop out of our mouth.  But, it’s essential to remember the power of the tongue—that our words have the power to  build up or to tear down. When...

Sep 14, 2020

One of the most powerful blessings you can give your child is life-giving words. They express support, high value, and renew your child.  Listen in for lots of easy suggestions AND a key way to overcome saying the very things we don’t want to say.

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  • Proverbs 18.21 (NIV)
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Jun 15, 2020

A second way we can demonstrate love is physical affection. Now, some of us hear that and relax; but for others of us affection is unfamiliar, uncomfortable, or surfaces confusion or pain. I hope my thoughts and suggestions generate hope for the possibilities in your relationship with your child, no matter their age.

Jun 1, 2020

Sometimes we worry that we’re not loving a child enough, or we don’t feel like we have anything left to give because we’re exhausted. One way we can demonstrate love to our child at any age is through facial expressions. They can support or represent our words—or not. Listen in for 2 questions about your facial...

May 18, 2020

Here are 3 questions that I learned to consider over the years of raising our kids. They served as a “security” check and helped me discern how a child felt about herself and how I could impact this.

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