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Parent by faith, not by fear

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I will confess to you my greatest fear as a mom: I fear my kids will get lost or stolen. This has always been my fear as a parent, but ev...

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Why perfect parenting misses the point

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I have read the books.  I have tried to parent the best that I can, but one of my little girls hasn’t fit the mold from day on...

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A thank you note to moms

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Moms, “Thank you” just doesn’t seem to have enough meaning to express the gratitude a mom deserves. It’s a hard ...

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How a hurting teen and a hoping-to-be mom became no ordinary family

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Quentin Shaver felt abandoned by a broken family. When he met Meg Cook, her heart already had a place where he belonged.

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How to be helpful, not awkward, around your friends with infertility

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I remember it like it was yesterday. I was mingling in the atrium at church, hugging friends and wishing them a happy Mother’s Day,...

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My gift of a “spiritual mom” and friend when I needed one

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 Allie Struble’s surprising connection with volunteer Cinda Fischer was the turning point for her growth i...

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What to remember when you’re mourning mom at Mother’s Day

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“Are you serious?” I gasped into the phone as my stepfather told me the news that I never thought I’d hear again. ...

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Think only perfect moms make it in the Bible? Think again

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Have you ever met those moms that have it all together?   I am not that mom. More times than I’d like to admit, I have forgot...

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How a “bad kid” made a surprising turnaround

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When Zach Hughes was expelled from school, his family worried for his future, but they had faith God could give him a new start.

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How my struggle to be a mom changed everything

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Charity McCants’ journey through infertility taught her there was a gift even greater than motherhood.

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I gave the gift of forgiveness to my dying mom

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Chasity Brazell had turned her back for good on a drug-addicted mother, and then she had a surprising change of heart ...

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