Category Archives: Family

Join Odyssey Adventure Club for a Summer Challenge and Movie Ticket Giveaway

Please share:As an Odyssey Adventure Club blogger, my family enjoys a complimentary membership to the Odyssey Adventure Club. (We have listened to and loved Odyssey for years, so this was a great opportunity for us.) We just saw this summer challenge … Continue reading

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Becoming a Working Homeschool Mom

Please share: Becoming a Working Homeschool Mom I have worked from home for years, and that will continue as I work to build my freelance writing business. But that isn’t consistent income, generally, and with the bills piling up, I’ve … Continue reading

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To the (Desperate) Special Needs Parent at Christmas

Please share: To the (Desperate) Special Needs Parent at Christmas Merry Christmas! Or maybe it doesn’t seem that merry. Maybe you’re dealing with a child who struggles with a chronic illness (who has an acute one on top of that), … Continue reading

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Labels Have a Place: Thoughts on Labeling Children with Special Needs

Please share:  *This article was originally published in March 2012. It has been revised and updated. Labels Have a Place: Thoughts on Labeling Children with Special Needs I have spent years of my life searching for answers for my daughter. I … Continue reading

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A Confession, an Invitation, and NaNoWriMo

Please share: A Confession, an Invitation, and NaNoWriMo If you followed along with my book writing drama this summer, you might remember that it didn’t go very well. Life was busy, and I probably didn’t plan as well as I should … Continue reading

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3 Ideas for Fall Family Fun

Please share: 3 Ideas for Fall Family Fun We always enjoy fall. The cooler temperatures after the heat and humidity of the summer are a relief, and there are a lot of fun activities going on. It’s the perfect time … Continue reading

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10 Things I Learned on Our First Family Mission Trip

Please share: 10 Things I Learned on Our First Family Mission Trip Last week, I asked you to pray for our family as we left on our first mission trip together. I know many of you did, and I’m very … Continue reading

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Messes and Missions

Please share: Messes and Missions First, if you tried to visit my site night before last or early yesterday morning, you may have found that it didn’t work. I sincerely apologize for that. The server my blog is on had … Continue reading

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Handling a Change of Plans

Please share:  *This post contains affiliate links. Some of the books mentioned in this post were given to me to promote as I see fit. All opinions are my own and are my honest thoughts about the books. Handling a … Continue reading

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Releasing Your Children to Serve

Please share: *This post contains affiliate links. Some of the books mentioned in this post were given to me to promote as I see fit. All opinions are my own and are my honest thoughts about the books. Releasing Your … Continue reading

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