Posts Tagged ‘single mom’

A Single Mom Speeds Through Life in the Fast Lane

As a single mom of FIVE boys, speeding through life in the fast lane is the only way to live – literally. My four older boys are Boy Scouts, altar servers and play a variety of sports. All those activities means a lot of running around. With six years between the first boy and the fourth, no…

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7 Ways to Keep Sane with Your Children and Eliminate Holiday Fatigue

  With Christmas now in the past, children of all ages may be showing signs of holiday fun becoming holiday fatigue. Symptoms may include “boredom” (How can that be with all that stuff they got!), meltdowns, and all out temper tantrums. Pushed to the limits of exhaustion, excitement, and stimulation, children (and parents) may be overloaded and reaching…

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God Has Blessed Us Again This Christmas

It’s incredible that three years ago I was barely pregnant with Kaleb and my life revolved around my husband and children. I never would have guessed how full circle I could have come in three short years. I realized this week that I was well on my way to healing. I was listening to the Glenn…

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The Lord Removes Pain and Disgrace

  After this time his wife conceived, and she went into seclusion for five months saying, “So has the Lord done for me at a time when he has seen fit to take away my disgrace before others.” Luke 1: 24-25   Elizabeth was pregnant! After years of barrenness, the elderly woman would bear a…

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Cutting Back at Christmas

It’s a few days before Christmas, and I am realizing that there may not be enough time to do all the things I’d hoped for the holidays. A month ago I dragged boxes of decorations up from the basement. I was so proud of myself for getting a head start on Christmas this year. Today, those…

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