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10 Cultural Habits that Distance You from Your Children

There are many cultural habits—some obvious and some subtle—that distract us from what matters most. Worst of all, these habits can easily distance us from our children without us even realizing it.

Here are 10 cultural habits that distance us from our children...

10 Ways to Better Understand Your Husband

I’m sure you're aware of the ways you and your husband differ in your background and personalities. You may also have different ideas about how to spend your evenings, what kinds of movies you each prefer, etc. But when you add to the mix their uniquely male qualities, it surely makes the case that your husband is from a different world than you are!

5 Tips to Stretch Your Summer Travel Budget

Many travel experts are predicting a surge in travel this summer.  While popular destinations are welcoming visitors, the uptick in traffic plus higher prices may translate into more expensive travel.

If you’re planning a trip this summer, learn how to incorporate some smart spending strategies with these tips.

This Summer, a Bible Reading Challenge for Busy Families

For many families, school is out! How about reading the Bible together this Summer?  I know what you're thinking - Is that even possible? Reading the Bible as a family?
 
It is possible, even in a home with busy teenagers. Here's how to set the right expectations and a solid plan.

10 Ways to Recover and Reconnect With Your Spouse

There will be emotional meltdowns, communication faux paus and plain old mistakes in your marriage - so you need to be good at recovering, recuperating and reconnecting. Consider these ten ways to mend the fence after a marital meltdown.

5 Staycation Ideas to Wrap Up Summer

Summer is coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a few more staycation plans in your home or around town.

Here are 5 fun creative staycation ideas to wrap up the summer...

A Prayer For When You're Feeling Weak

I hate weakness. I don't like to feel inadequate or incapable or dependent. But ironically, God's word looks at my weakness differently....

5 Essential Money Principles to Teach Your Kids

When is the best time to teach your children the value and principles of managing money? Even early on, you have an opportunity to model financial responsibility.

Here are 5 important principles of money management that will serve your kids for years to come.

Single Dad Adopts 5 Siblings So They Can Stay Together

Lamont Thomas spent years fostering children - 30 kids over 15 years to be exact!  But when the last foster moved out of the house, Lamont could not end it there.  So even after he decided to stop fostering, he still wanted to help others - so he made an amazing change!

How to Age with Grace in a Culture Obsessed with Youth

How do we make this shift to viewing our older years with honor instead of resentment or even denial? How do we age with grace in a culture obsessed with youth? Here are five ways how...

10 Tips to Stop the Summer Slide

Learning shouldn’t stop just because school is out. In fact, stepping too far away from the books can result in a learning loss. However, research has shown that encouraging kids to read just six books, or 20 minutes a day, over the summer can help prevent the summer slide.

10 Men Christian Women Should Never Marry

As women, we grow up dreaming about whom we’ll someday marry. We watch countless romantic movies and read fairy tales about Prince Charming.  Often when our interests are sparked and feelings are flowing, we can get swept away and even lose sight of what is true.

But God can give guidance or even some red flags of those to be aware of along the way.

How to Find Hidden Bargains

There’s a reason we call it bargain hunting. It’s because great deals must be found, they don’t find YOU. But it’s easy to discover bargains...

Learning All Summer Long: Fun, brain-boosting activities for kids

Lazy summer days may sound refreshing to parents, however, they may be detrimental to their children’s educational advancement. Parents can help their children avoid this “summer slide” by reinvigorating creativity, innovation and education during the summer.

Dear Couples, is This a Vengeful Argument or Healthy Discussion?

We live in a broken world, and when two broken people attempt to build a life together, they’re going to have trials. The words that we speak to each other (and their intentions) are imperative to the success of our marriage, especially when we disagree - because, let’s be honest, we won’t always agree on every issue....

Ex-Drug Addict Baptized at Church He Vandalized 6 Months Earlier – ‘God Is Real’

A homeless drug addict who broke into an Arkansas church and vandalized $100,000 worth of property was baptized at that same place of worship just six months later – all because the staff and church members displayed grace and got him much-needed help.

Amazing story!

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