Grand Grandparents

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Nineteen grandkids are sometimes exhausting—wonderfully exhausting. I go to work and do physical labor to get some rest. God gave kids to young adults because they can stand up to the rigors of raising a family. But we grandparents have our own special place. We may tire and have to take a nap or send them home early, but for a time we are able to devote 100% of our attention and energy toward the little ones. I will admit, when the grandkids are present I am useless for anything else. They make me run here and there and laugh… Read More
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Squashing Bad Habits

No Greater Joy Ministries

It’s been several months now and our baby girl is one happy eater. Because of that, she has one happy mama and a happy daddy, too. Who wants to eat a meal with a whiny, picky, ungrateful eater?

October 2008
5 comments

African-American Lady Loves Created

Datrice Weathers

Allow me to start my letter by stating that I am a 34-year-old African-American female Chicagoan. I feel this is important to say because when first learning of your Created To Be His Help Meet book, I thought, that was not for today’s black family.

June 2008
24 comments

Bad Days?

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

“Do I ever have a day where everything goes wrong and the children will not stop crying?” I sure do.

December 2007
1 comment

Show Me: Gratefulness

Debi Pearl

Have you ever given a gift to a young teen and watched her face draw up with an expression that was half irritation and half mockery, vividly showing her disdain for your stupid choice?

October 2007
4 comments

A Thankful Heart

Nathan Pearl

Children Learn Heart Attitudes from Mom and Dad’s Actions

June 2007
4 comments

Little Women

Zephyr Pearl

Pleasing Those You Love

June 2007
3 comments
A Cup of Tea

A Cup of Tea

Rebekah Rising

“Fine china” will never make it to heaven.

June 2007
5 comments

Thankfulness

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

My husband is a mechanic, and in his line of work he meets all kinds of different people, because everybody needs their car worked on at one time or another. There are at least two kinds of people, the thankful and the unthankful.

June 2007
12 comments

Gummed Up

Zephyr Pearl

This morning as usual, Ashley, our 18-month-old smiley, toddled into our room and climbed into our bed…

April 2006
3 comments

Sweet Kids

Rebekah Rising

How do you make your children get along?

April 2006
7 comments