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When Your Child Struggles in School (part 2)

You were crafted with your child in mind. Never forget that. You are already equipped to do this. Coming to terms with the idea that your child is genuinely struggling to keep up in school is anxiety- inducing to say the least. Since this is often unfamiliar territory for many …

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When Your Child Struggles in School (part 1)

Is your child is struggling in school? Rest assured, you are not powerless and you can help your child find success. My son had several difficult phases early on in his education, and while he is still only in 4th grade, he is thriving in so many ways. There is …

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Do You Show Your Husband an Abundance of Grace?

Grace is obviously a form of kindness because it’s often undeserved or simply extended as a courtesy. God dishes massive amounts of grace through His Son, drawing us to Him. Grace provides wiggle room to learn, opportunity to grow, and a safe place to become a better human being. I …

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Why Schools Are Failing Our Boys

There was a time when the color scribbled in my son’s daily school folder held my breath captive every weekday until 2:30pm. On most afternoons, I could peer into the school bus windows and see the anxiety draped across his face in a warm messy mix of fear and disappointment. …

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4 Tips for Being a Better Husband

I often evaluate how well I measure up as a husband, and several years ago I came across Exodus 19:5 which tells us that we are God’s treasured possession. The way this scripture helps me is not by applying this to myself, but to my wife. The bible says, “He …

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Why It Is Important that You (And Not Someone Else) Teach Your Children About Racism

My daughter was in second grade when her class had begun a discussion on civil rights and slavery in North America. It was then that she had learned for the first time that there were people in this world who may think her less deserving, less valuable, and even less …

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Should We Marry for Love or Money?

I’ve heard various opinions on whether people should marry for love or money. But what does this really mean when we say “marry for love” and “marry for money”? Here’s what the Bible says about love according to 1 Corinthians 13:4-8: Love suffers long and is kind;  love does not envy; love …

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Teaching Your Children How to Rise Above Stereotypes

My husband and I recently enjoyed a breezy outdoor dinner at a local café with our three kids and found ourselves having to teach an unexpected lesson. In what has become our normal everyday fashion, we also found ourselves the single black family in a middle-class white restaurant. No biggie. …

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Bizzle Peels Back the Curtain on Family Life in “From the Outside” Video

As a standout song on Bizzle’s latest album Crowns and Crosses, “From the Outside” is a transparent look inside the realities of leading a family. In a culture where social media is literally having psychological effects on individuals who become depressed by constantly comparing themselves to fake presentations of those …

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