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If you want to change your family, the world, do it side-by-side. It doesn’t have to cost a dime or even that much time. It’s about getting back to the basics and getting back together. Read the rest of Kristen Welch’s blog here.
Whatever our hopes for our family this year, there is one goal we should pursue that outshines all other goals. It’s the goal that we were made to pursue. It’s the goal that shapes our life and every other endeavor. And in pursuing this goal, we’ll find every other goal fall into place. (Read more here.)
Rediscover the Christmas story from Luke 1 and 2 with this fresh telling through the eyes of children. Joseph shepherds Mary through the backwoods in a red wagon, an angel sweeps in on a tire swing and wise men celebrate with sparklers. Kids and parents alike will connect with the beauty and mystery of the first Christmas.
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There is a continual tug as a parent to be pulled away from the real focus of Christmas. The lights, the toys, the songs, the parties, the food, while all these things can be associated with Christmas, they’re not why we celebrate Christmas. As a dad, I must relentlessly re-prioritize my family’s attention around the one thing that matters most about Christmas, the remembrance and celebration of our Savior’s birth. Read more of JT Waresak’s thoughts here.
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“The emotion of feeling grateful doesn’t happen naturally. It is a result of the deliberate choice of demonstrating gratitude.” In other words, you don’t show gratitude because you feel grateful, you feel grateful because you show gratitude. This post from Reggie Joiner explains three attitudes that are the opposite of gratitude. Read here.
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The other day, my 11-year-old daughter added a stock quotes widget to the dashboard of my wife’s laptop. Without talking to either one of us, she figured out how to track four stocks her class is studying. Read more.
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Kids need their parents to make date night a priority. A healthy relationship between parents communicates to children that love existed before them and will exist after them. This releases kids from the burden of feeling like love in the family is dependent on them.
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