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Having Thankful Hearts

For some reason, I’m at a stage in my life where I want to make the most of every holiday.  This is largely because I’m married with children, and the responsibility of decorating for and teaching about the holiday falls mostly on me. So in response, I find myself always keeping an eye out for […] Read more…

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Kids On A Mission, Part 8: Madagascar

Join us this week as our “Kids On A Mission” series takes us to the weird and wonderful island-nation of Madagascar!  Holding the title as the most biologically diverse area on the planet, Madagascar perfectly points to the beauty and power of our Great Creator.  Throughout this week’s lesson, children will be introduced to the great […] Read more…

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I Heart Potty Training

I know I seem silly for saying this.  Mainly because, how could anyone ever love the time in parenting where your sole job is to get their stuff in the toilet.  But I do… I Love Potty Training I have now potty trained two children.  Two people have learned the most polite thing you can […] Read more…

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An Uncomfortable Faith

I am so excited to introduce you to a dear friend of mine…Merri Gamble! Merri has graciously accepted to join the team at AGoodTired as a guest writer…this is something that you should be very excited about!  She is bringing something new and very needed to AGoodTired : the perspective and wisdom that comes from […] Read more…

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Better Butternut Squash

This is a recipe I’ve been making for a little over a year. No, I  did not reinvent the wheel here.  But this recipe for me was an eye opener.  I’ve never in my entire life eaten butternut squash before.  I just haven’t.  But about a year ago, my husband and I went on vacation […] Read more…

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Tips To Conquering The Threenager Years: Part 1

I am the proud mother of a wonderful loving threenager. What’s that you say?  Oh, well let me inform you. A threenager is basically a living Sour Patch kid.  One minute, they are laying on the concrete screaming and next playing happily with their siblings.  They are demanding crustless bread and skinless apples in fun shapes, […] Read more…

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The 5 Levels Of A Toddler Meltdown

Emotionally speaking, toddlers make 13-year-old girls seem like rock-solid titans of reason.  My own 3-year-old has been “set off” by something as seemingly not-big-deal-ish as finishing her sucker, her shoes being too “match-y” and – my personal favorite – her blanket lovey not being smelly enough. I am now knee-deep in my 3rd toddler, with a 4th following […] Read more…

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