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Only One God — The Idols of the Modern World

Exodus 20:3 says, “You shall have no other gods before me.” This is the very first of the Ten Commandments, and it seems pretty straightforward, right? In the modern world, I am not regularly pushed serve other gods like I read about happening in the Old Testament. There are no golden...
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Helping Your Older Child Adapt to a New Baby

Adding a new baby to the family can be an exciting time! With all the preparation, from washing tiny baby clothes to readying the nursery, there is one very important part of preparation that is often overlooked: preparing your older child or children for a new baby in the family....
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Protecting Your Children From Tick Bites 

When summer comes and the weather is nice, we tend to send children outside to play. While this is a great way to help your children have fun on a budget, stay physically fit, and enjoy the great weather summer has to offer, one of the risks we may not...
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How To Enrich & Encourage Learning This Summer

Summer break is finally here! Children cannot wait for the break from school, homework, and getting up and on the school bus every Monday through Friday. Your child has learned so much this school year and has really gained momentum! Unfortunately, according to John Hopkins University, summer learning loss can be...
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How To Stay Safe on the Fourth of July

A highlight of summer in the United States is the celebration of the Fourth of July! Families get to spend the day together soaking in the sun and warmth, and enjoy the colorful fireworks at the end of the night. Unfortunately, amongst all the memories being made, there are many...
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Teaching Responsibility

As parents, we want to raise our children to be responsible. Responsibility is crucial in work and relationships not only when they are young, but even more as they grow into adulthood. Merriam-Webster online defines the word “responsible” as “able to answer for one’s conduct and obligations,” or “able to...
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Teaching Your Child Healthy Electronic Use

Is playing outside or with toys a rare occurrence in your household? Do your children seem to care about watching shows, texting, or gaming over anything else? The use of electronics like computers, cell phones, and video games barely had to be considered a generation ago, and now electronic devices nearly dominate...
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The Right Gift for Mother’s Day

Mother’s day is quickly approaching! This special day reserved just for moms isn’t the only time they should be appreciated for all they do but it should be celebrated in a special way. It is a lot of responsibility to do just the right thing that shouts “We love you,...
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Teaching Trustworthiness To Children

One of the greatest joys of a parent is watching your child mature into a well-rounded adult. What traits do you want to see develop in your children as they grow and mature? Is trustworthiness one of the traits you hope to cultivate in their lives? Let us offer some...
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