What it Means to Reset Your Kids

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“Reset” should have happened sooner. Yep. Reset your kids. It’s something you can do. But first, the back story. I’d struggled with my phone for days on end. Initially, the problem was wide-spread across several counties. For the most part, things got resolved but trouble kept happening with my phone. Sometimes it worked well, and other times it sputtered and resisted anything I wanted to do electronically. It seemed the wires were crossed and didn’t … Read more

On Potty Training

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No kid – and no potty – is the same. Every child is different.  No matter how many children you potty train, it will be different with each one. Trust me, I know. Boys, especially, seem to take longer to catch on than girls. As the parent, you can decide if you want to train the child or if you want the child to train you. My sister potty trained three girls and thought it … Read more

When a Marriage is on Hold

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No need to flounder. A marriage on hold does not need to flounder. It can still flourish and grow even though the spouses are separated by time, crisis, or distance. There are times in any marriage when an event or a crisis causes separation for a time. Sometimes the couple still lives in the same house, but a crisis takes all of their attention. There is little time to foster a relationship because emotions and … Read more

How Not to Become Like the Person You Don’t Want to Be Like

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Easier said than done. We all have folks we do not want to be like. Our focus is what decides what we will become. Our focus also decides who we will most become like. That’s because we become that on which we focus. We compare ourselves to the person we don’t want to become like – thus focusing on that person and those character traits we dislike. By constantly comparing ourselves, our focus is on … Read more

Why Duplication for Every Kid Does Not Spell Love


Every Kids Wants Duplication Most kids think they want duplication for every kid, especially when they have to be the one who lacks an item. The kiddos had come to spend the night after being gone for two weeks. During that time, I’d purchased a used Minnie Mouse cover for the bed of Little Miss. The cover was now on top of her bed, but I had forgotten about it. They found it within minutes … Read more