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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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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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Honor your Father and Mother

The Ten Commandments, a set of laws given to Moses on Mount Sinai to instruct the people of God on how to live their lives, have been taught for thousands of years. These commandments are like a 101 course on living a life pleasing to God. One of the commandments parents may enjoy...
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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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Finding the Real Meaning of Easter

Easter is quickly approaching. Children are looking forward to hunting for eggs and seeing what the Easter Bunny has brought them in their baskets. The pastel colored clothing and sugary candy have greatly overshadowed the real meaning behind why we celebrate Easter. Attending church as a family on Easter Sunday...
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Childhood Disorders: Stuttering

Children are often bullied for a variety of reasons or maybe no reason at all. The playground can be a place of fun and games or hurtful words and slander. Unfortunately, there always has been and always will be childhood bullying. One childhood condition that can be the cause of...
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