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how to deal with a tantrum

I was in the grocery store and I heard loud screams and hollers coming from some kid in the next aisle. I kept hearing the mom say, “Shhh! If you will please be quiet and behave I will give you a cookie when we get home.”
I said to myself, “When I have children, they will never be allowed to act like that. She needs to get her kid under control.” I thought that she obviously needed to teach her child a thing or two about manners.

christ follower · family life · mom life · Uncategorized · wife life

a nightmare come true and a dose of humility

Last year, one of my worst fears came true. I had always prided myself in the fact that I had never experienced this and so far my children hadn’t either. Whenever I heard of someone dealing with this the ick factor would set in and I just couldn’t fathom it happening to me. Well, it did happen to me and through it I learned a few lessons.

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a proverb a day…

My husband recently challenged me to read a Proverb a day. Proverbs is the wisdom book in the bible. We have been studying wisdom on Wednesday nights at our church. There is something so blunt about this book and I love that. It’s practical, profound and deep all at the same time. It cuts to the chase if you know what I mean.