Have a Peaceful Week

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When our minds are saturated with thoughts of God’s unfailing love, it puts us in a state of perfect peace. Let’s have a peaceful week, my friends – rejecting negative thoughts while keeping our minds stayed on Him. read more

Meet Renee Clarke

Renee ClarkeNumber of Children: 2
Ages of Children: 15 & 30
Occupation: Founder of Mother-Daughter Initiative, Former Washington Redskins’ Cheerleader
Age: 49
 

What do you like most about being a parent?

What I love about being a parent is watching my children accomplish their goals and dreams. I enjoyed watching my son become a great athlete. I am enjoying watching my daughter become an accomplished violinist. read more

Parents’ Words are Powerful

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Our words are powerful – greatly influencing our children. Every word, no matter how insignificant it seems, is assessed by our children. Let’s speak words that will uplift them and minister grace to their ears. read more

Grow a Bean Plant: Parent & Child Activity

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Beans are hearty – full of fiber, protein, and other nutrients. But that’s not all: they’re great for crafts, counting & sorting, and read more

Why Parents Should Think Less and Smile More

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This Week’s Parent Job Power Devotional

Immersed in the hustle and bustle of life and parenting, many parents may often find themselves deep in thought. Trust me, I’ve been there. There were moments when read more

Writing Process Folder for Kids

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Where did the time go?! It feels like just yesterday I was preparing for my children’s first day of school, and now it’s October already. But I’m not complaining; October is a great time to help children fine-tune their read more

Parenting with kindness, Patience, and Abundant Forgiveness

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This Week’s Parent Job Power Devotional

Children can irritate their parents better than anyone else. So, to have any level of success with parenting, it takes kindness, patience, and read more

Fall Reading Challenge

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Fall is back already! And that means it’s time for another reading challenge! Our summer reading challenge ended with a sweet treat, here’s a before and after of read more

Oh, No! I’ve Nitpicked!

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This Week’s Parent Job Power Devotional

There are only a few things I remember about my kindergarten teacher. Besides her name and her making the class take naps at the peak of my energy level, I remember her shadow.

Almost every time I started writing, she would walk toward me. read more

Geoboard: Parent & Child Activity

geoboardA geoboard (or geometry board) is a fun tool to get kids excited about shapes and basic geometric measurements. read more