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For Parents of a Teen Who Had a Near Miss

For Parents of a Teen Who Had a Near Miss What is a near miss with a teen? A near miss is a situation with a teen when his or her life was in danger, whether inside or outside the teen's control. This could be a suicide attempt, a car accident, a drug overdose, a...

Sometimes Grief Comes From Unexpected Places

Sometimes Grief Comes From Unexpected Places Our fourth son came to us as our foster son when he was five months old, and we adopted him when he was two and a half. Before he came to us, our son was born 15 weeks premature (at 25 weeks), so he lived in the NICU for...

Straight Talk About How to Survive Heartbreaking Grief

  Straight Talk about How to Survive Heartbreaking Grief Heartbreaking grief is not the same thing as depression, but they often go together. Grief is the process you go through after loss of any type. Death of a loved one causes grief for sure, but a move, the loss...

Fitness

My Go-To Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

My Go-To Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are my "go to" cookies whenever I have a last minute invite somewhere or when I just want a quick sweets fix. The cookies were adapted from Savory Lotus's website.  They only have 6 ingredients and can be made in less than twenty minutes with prep time included...

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TAKING A STAND

BY JEFF MARSHALL   This is going to be the most controversial blog I’ve written thus far. Heads are going to roll, jaws are going to drop, streetlights will dim, and lives will never be the same. But, you know what, sometimes in life you gotta make waves. I’ve never...

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Trusting God When We Mess Up: Part One

Trusting God When We Mess Up: Part One

By Christine Drews One day during my college years, I went to the mall and in front of the JC Penney store was a slick sales person and a display of wine glasses. If I signed up for a credit card, I would get a set of 4 wine glasses. It didn’t take any more of a hook...

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Stress Less about Your To-Do List with One Thought

"How do you do it all?" People often ask me how I juggle the many aspects of my life. Wife. Mom to 5 kids ranging in age from 18 to 5 years old. One child with significant emotional and behavioral needs. One child with behavior issues and a serious metabolic...

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