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Life Requirement

Life Requirement

 During summers as a young teen, I unloaded books from a semi truck for no pay. It was a normal day for the daughter of a pastor. Growing up as a PK (pastor’s kid) involved sorting Christmas toys, delivering toys, and other activities that I usually grumbled about doing. For me, community service wasn’t a high school requirement, it was a life requirement. As a grouchy teen, I didn’t appreciate what my parents were doing. Now, my perspective has totally…

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Nathaniel’s Hope 

Nathaniel’s Hope 

Some parents may take the opportunity to nap. Others may go to the grocery store all alone or catch a movie. I’m not sure what my husband and I did when we dropped our kids off at Buddy Break for the first time. However, I do remember the extreme relief we felt as we were finally able to have a few hours away from our children. As any parent of a special needs child can tell you, caring for a…

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Encouraging Moms 

Encouraging Moms 

Babies are a joy. Now that my two boys are beginning the journey into adolescence, I miss the tiny toes and fingers of their infancy. I miss the baby giggles and the sweet smell of their heads. Now my boys smell and have attitudes. However, I know that all stages of parenting have their struggles and joys. The joy of parenting older kids is the independence. Because even though babies are a joy, they can not do anything for themselves,…

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