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What are your hopes for your children?

What are your hopes for your children?

While my oldest was still in the womb my wife and I would pray regularly through several specific hopes we had for her.         First, that she would have a keen ability to discern between dark and light, and would by God’s grace, choose to walk in the light. We also prayed that she would know who she is, that she would have a strong backbone … Read More...

When We Can’t Fix Our Child

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I’m sitting in the waiting room while my daughter is in with dermatologist discussing her acne. While not life-threatening, teenage acne, the kind that requires much more than a little benzoyl peroxide wash and cream, is a hard problem. She’s embarrassed to be seen without makeup. Her confidence and self-esteem have taken a hit. And due to her … Read More...

Happy 4th of July

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Happy 4th of July! Enjoy your friends and family on Independence Day. With love, Your 1C13P Team [Tweet "Happy Independence Day from 1 Corinthians 13 Parenting! #1C13P #4thofJuly"] … Read More...

Life is Not Easy But We’re Not Alone

Life is Not Easy But We're Not Alone

Two years ago, our family felt called to make a move from family and friends in Minnesota to Colorado. With some fear and trepidation we took what felt like a giant step of faith and relocated. The unknown was full of many hurdles. The kids were navigating new bigger schools with hundreds of strangers where there once were familiar faces. Attending … Read More...

Parenting

What are your hopes for your children?

What are your hopes for your children?

While my oldest was still in the womb my wife and I would pray regularly through several specific hopes we had for her.         First, that she would have a keen ability to discern between dark and light, and would by God’s grace, choose to walk in the light. We also prayed […]

Single Parenting

The Father Factor

The Father Factor, Numbers Don’t Lie.

In a world that is becoming dominated with fatherless and single parent homes, the numbers don’t lie─ a father matters in the life of his children! For many families, that isn’t a problem. We dads tend to be a favorite playmate of our sons and daughters; and as the natural leaders of our households, we […]

Marriage

Soul-Mate Training Tips

Soul-Mate Training Tips For Your Teens

Becky and I would like you to meet Wyatt Fisher, husband and dad of four. He is highly qualified to write this guest post. Wyatt has an on-line Christian dating site! So we have the dating guru giving us advice on how to advise our teens when it comes to dating! Find out more about […]

Media

A Movie Review of Pixar’s Inside Out

Inside Out is Pixar’s newest animation film. It brings the mystery of our emotions to life.  #InsideOut brings the mystery of our emotions to life. #1C13P #RaisingKids Click To Tweet Many will be drawn into the genius behind all of the animation, character development, and fascinating places in the human mind that Pixar takes us. But […]

Recipes

Not So Perfect Christmas

Not So Perfect Christmas

Oh the stress of trying to be perfect! We all know there is no such thing, right?! But why do we try so hard to make our lives seem perfect when they aren’t even close. Christmas time just magnifies this ten fold, doesn’t it? Standing in line at the post office yesterday was eye opening. […]

Faith

Is It Still Important to Take Our Kids to Church_

Is It Still Important to Take Our Kids to Church?

Is it still important to take our kids to church? Here are five good reasons to take our kids to church: Doughnuts! If we arrive early we can get our child’s favorite sprinkled-pastry before anyone else. Games! Our child can learn the latest IPhone or IPad games. Many kids are bringing their gaming devices to […]

Grandparenting

3 Ways Your Prayer Life Impacts Your Grandchildren

3 Ways Your Prayer Life Impacts Your Grandchildren

As a child Grandpa taught me how to love God, love family, and love others in action not just in words. Grandma taught me to love God’s Word and to love prayer. The combination of their influence greatly impacted my life and made me who I am today. If I had not learned to love […]

Education

Securing School Supplies 101

Securing School Supplies 101

Whether you like it or not it is time to start thinking about getting prepared for the school year. For some, it’s been a long summer and the structure and routine of school can’t come soon enough. For others, it’s hard not get teary-eyed just thinking about it. Wherever you fall, preparing for that first […]

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50 Parenting Strategies in ONE Book!

The Christian Parenting Handbook: 50 Heart-Based Strategies for All the Stages of Your Child’s Life is a fabulous resource for parents who desire to raise children with a heart for God. Dr. Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller tackle parenting children today with experience and love. Parents will find this book a tool to use throughout […]

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Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July! Enjoy your friends and family on Independence Day. With love, Your 1C13P Team Happy Independence Day from 1 Corinthians 13 Parenting! #1C13P #4thofJuly Click To Tweet