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  • Oh, those years were stressful. I was working, raising three kids and trying to be a good wife, friend, aunt, volunteer, etc. Plus, I had a mom who lived alone and a father who had had a stroke and needed me to drive him to the grocery store and doctor’s appointments.
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  • The average blended family takes between five and seven years to actually blend ... if they ever do. Here are a few reasons for this lengthy adjustment, from the kids’ perspective. The children see their blended family relationships very differently from their parents’ viewpoint.
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  • Leslie’s father was a businessman who had the heart of an artist, a dancer. When Leslie was little, she remembered her parents dancing everything together from the waltz to the jive to the two-step. And her daddy seemed like Prince Charming. Her eyes shown as she remembered aloud the first time her daddy asked her to dance: she stood on his polished cordovan wingtip shoes as he hummed a waltz and his huge strong hands enveloped her little fists and wrists.
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  • The new year is off and running. Is it as you thought it would be? Are you on track with you goals? Are things just cupcakes and rainbows? Anything unexpected pop up already? We're guessing so. That’s why we put together this devotional project for the month of April.
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  • Sometimes trouble seems to be a’brewing in the kid playdate game. Disagreements over the script for the Barbie session. Skirmishes over video game ethics. Controversy over what activity to engage in next. And here they come. Pounding down the stairs. I like to think they’re seeking my wisdom, but really, they want me to call the shot. Their way. Each of their ways.
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  • Pornography has unfortunately been given a place in our world to expand and grow exponentially over time. Inevitably, its impact is felt in countless lives, and its toll on marriages has yet to be fully recognized. As a wife, you may have recently discovered your husband is addicted to pornography, and like many women feel you’ve been unwillingly brought into a nightmarish experience, where the one you love and trust has violated a sacred marital and sexual bond between you.
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  • My throat immediately sunk so quick that it grabbed my heart with it on the way to the pit of my stomach. I knew with a text like that my mom was not relaying good news about my cousin. The kids and my husband were outside playing so I took a breath and called my mom.   Right there in my kitchen, I was physically taken to my knees when I learned the news.
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  • I’m aware that neither of us really think of ourselves as old. I wonder if we’ll be old when we’re 80. I’m not quite sure. I don’t know what “old” is but I think we’re there and if not, we must be close because the physical signs are flashing in neon at this point.
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