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Let Your Light Shine for Other Parents

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On Sunday, a 19-year-old mother threw her 1-year-old son from a 52-foot Allenton, Pennsylvania bridge and then jumped off herself. read more

When Children Reach Boiling Point

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Many children are under pressure: peer pressure, pressure to be perfect, and pressure to fit in a society where physicalities are esteemed greater than inner qualities. But anyone who has heated a pot of water knows what happens when read more

Keep Hope Alive (Devotional)

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I recently listened to a lady (mature in age) speak about her life. She said she was thankful to God because she had everything she could possibly ask for. But what captivated me most was read more

Homemade Bookmarks

bookmark friendsIn this age of technology, many children have traded traditional printed books for the screen. Call me old-fashioned, but I’d rather my kids have a book in hand than a touch screen tablet. So I do whatever I can to keep them interested in flipping tangible pages. read more

God Gave His Son, But I Struggle to Give Mine (Repost)

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When my children were newborns, I spent hours a day caressing them in my arms. As I held their warm, soft skin close to my heart, I felt like their protector – like a superhero that could save them from the ugliness of this world. read more

Roll with It!

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Just the other day, my 9-year-old came running to me with plans for entering the Lego® Treehouse contest. Since most of his Lego® sets are vehicles, I wondered how he could possibly build a treehouse. read more

Free Educational Websites for Kids

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I’m very particular about which websites I allow my children to visit. The Internet is filled with content and images that’ll leave little ones with lots of questions and parents with lots of explaining to do. read more

When You’re Feeling Insufficient (Devotional)

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I had everything planned. I did! I was going to meet my children’s every need. And at the end of the day, each of them would go to bed feeling fulfilled, and I would, too. read more

Perfect Peace

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Perfect peace: Imagine that. With lively children, major responsibilities, and a million thoughts crowding your mind at once, peace is hard to imagine, let alone perfect peace. read more

Meet Scott Harpole

Sweet GiaNumber of Children: 4
Ages of Children: 25, 23, 14 &13 (plus a 2 yr old granddaughter!)
Occupation: Children’s Storyteller: My Dad’s Bedtime Stories
Age: 49
Location: Terre Haute, IN

How has parenting changed you?

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