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Demise of a Giant

I was sad to hear that Tate Publishing is going out of business. I hate it when businesses close. As a business owner myself, I recognize that every business that closes once represented the hopes, dreams, sweat, and tears of someone. The founders of Tate dreamt of a...

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Are Your Kids Afraid of Halloween?

If your kids are a little frightened by the ghosts and ghouls of Halloween, pick up a copy of Monster Ballet. This whimsical book features 36 beautiful illustrations that will draw kids into the story and dispel any fears of monsters. Preview your copy today and be...

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Challenge Your Daughter to Set Crazy Goals

“Forget it. I just won’t go to church camp. There is no way I can earn that much money. I will just stay home and not get closer to God. Is that what you want?” My daughter was in one of her preteen moods. She was extremely unhappy with our decision that she needed to...

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The Beauty of Observation

It starts from the day you meet your daughter for the first time. You have certain moments that are too precious for words. All you can do is observe... You observe every jerky movement of those little legs and arms as they stretch and then curl up again and then...

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Coming Out of Her Shell

“She just sat there on the gym floor with her nose stuck in a book,” I lamented to my husband. “You sound like Gaston,” came the reply from across the room as he struck a manly pose and said, “Belle, it’s time you get your nose out of those books!” I threw the remote...

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Are You Up To The Challenge?

You want to be a great mom. I know you do. We all do. But life has a habit of getting in the way. Too many ballgames. Too many school events. Too much rushing around has left you feeling disconnected from your daughter. It seems like just yesterday your girl was in...

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How to Create a Vibrant Mom Village

Yesterday I shared how vital my mom village is to my effectiveness as a mom as well as to my sanity! Thank you for coming back to find out more about creating your own mom village. I asked you to make a list of the ladies in your mom village. I hope you did. But if...

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Do You Have a Vibrant Mom Village?

You have undoubtedly heard the adage, “It takes a village to raise a child.” I saw that firsthand last week with my kiddos. Our daughter needed to go from track practice to volleyball practice to softball practice—all in one evening. I called in my mom village...

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How to Help Your Daughter Become Caramel Filled-Part 2

Last week I shared about the importance of our daughters developing a moldable, inner life that is responsive to the touch of God. You can read part 1 of How to Help Your Daughter Become Caramel Filled here.   I promised to share the six things you as a mamma can...

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How to Help Your Daughter Become Caramel Filled-Part 1

It was bliss. The chocolate outer layer yielded to my teeth as I slowly bit into the decadent confection. As I rolled my eyes heavenward and savored the dark treat, I tasted another substance inside. Score! Not only had I chosen a delicious chocolate, but I chose one...

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Helping Your Daughter Succeed

My husband came up with a brilliant get-to-know-you activity for his graduate class. At the start of the semester he has each student tell something about themselves that they would like other people to know but won’t ever come up in conversation and would sound like...

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My First Place Failure

My daughter was a first place failure. I remember the days when first place meant you were, you know, in first place. Apparently now you can get first place but still have 7 or 8 kids ahead of you. I am not sure how that works, but that is what happened at the science...

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