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15 Sanity-Saving Indoor Activities//Guest Post by Lindsey Bell






I want to welcome my new friend & TMI Ministry Partner, Lindsey Bell. I think you will be blown away by her practical wisdom! Read all the way to the bottom to get details on her giveaway, and please take … Continue reading




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Downplaying Your Teen’s Drama






How do you deal with your teen’s disappointments, disillusionments & drama? Please share your feedback.




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And the Winner Is…Friendship






I honestly can’t remember the last time I looked at the stat counter on my website. I stopped keeping track of numbers on any social media or any of my blogs a long time ago…not because I’m “so popular I … Continue reading




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What Makes Mom Proud






One of my favorite television shows is “Chopped.” It’s a live competition where 4 contestants are given baskets of mystery ingredients to put together “an unforgettable meal” as each course is critiqued by 3 judges. Each round someone is chopped … Continue reading




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Mom Came In Like A Wrecking Ball






Sometimes I recall it in slow motion: Those moments when my kids are laughing, bantering back and forth about this and that, volume rising. A friendly debate ensues, and this mom sees it’s fixin’ to get nowhere fast, maybe even … Continue reading




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An “Alternative” Perspective for Moms






My social media news feeds have been buzzing about Olympian freestyle skier & medalist David Wise and his devout Christian faith…otherwise known as an “alternative lifestyle.” I agree the news reporter’s description is a bit alarming at first read, but … Continue reading




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Taming “Those” Behaviors






Actor & Comedian Ray Romano is quoted as saying, “The more I go through parenting, the more I say I owe my mother an apology.” Too funny and TOO true! I remember about eight years back when I was a … Continue reading




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Dueling Duo






This is rare for me, but I was cleaning up some old files and came across some short fiction stories I wrote some years back for Faithwriters.com. Thought I would publish one here since it has a practical faith-filled message. … Continue reading




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Frozen MOMents at the M.O.M. Initiative






I’m over at The M.O.M. Initiative today mulling one of my slow motion, wish-I-could-push-the-pause-button moments. It wasn’t my normal reading a Bible passage to the girls about modesty or self-control or good stewardship or discussing with them how to love … Continue reading




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Moms, Better Together






I’m super excited to share with you about a conference coming to the Southeast for MOMS, MENTORS, and MINISTRY LEADERS! It’s BETTER TOGETHER, a conference by The M.O.M. Initiative and it’s for women of ALL ages and in ALL seasons. … Continue reading




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