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The Christmas TV season is a bit like Forrest Gump’s proverbial box of chocolates – in this case, not because we don’t know what we’re going to get, but because we do. It’s a holiday assortment of...
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Your child is unique and has a one-of-a-kind God-given purpose. So how do you develop and encourage that? Julie Lyles Carr explores different personality traits and how you can celebrate your child’s...
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As Christmas rolls around, it can be either a season of cheer or a season to fear. The stress of the holidays, with all its planning, negotiating – whose parents should you visit this year? – and the...
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"Look at that!" I exclaimed to my husband. "They’ve gift-wrapped their entire tree!" My husband halted our car at the end of the driveway as another car sped past sporting a Christmas tree on its...
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It was breathtaking . . . simple, yet incredibly elegant. After a quick stop at the dollar store for supplies, I hurried home to recreate the festive showpiece that had caught my eye in a storefront...
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Are you looking for Christ-centred traditions that will enrich your family’s Christmas? Last December I came across a wonderful Christmas Eve tradition called the Journey to Bethlehem Meal. According...
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Kids will be kids says the familiar adage, and that’s certainly worth taking to heart when planning get-togethers at your house over the Christmas season. While adults love to simply sit and chat,...
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Win Morgan has been writing articles on grandparenting for “Focus on the Family Australia” since it began in the early 1990s, and she’s gone to extraordinary lengths to have a positive impact on the...
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The way you handle money has to do with the way God has uniquely wired you. You’ll hear about seven “money types” and the strength and weaknesses of each. You’ll also learn how you and your spouse...
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The way you handle money has to do with the way God has uniquely wired you. You’ll hear about seven “money types” and the strength and weaknesses of each. You’ll also learn how you and your spouse...
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Author and motivational speaker Dr. Michael Davey will share steps to become a stronger family based on talks he’s given to parents at various schools in New South Wales. Dr. Davey will share his...
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A 50-something couple sits at a table for two in a nice restaurant. Even the most casual observer can tell they aren't communicating with one another. Oh, she may ask him to pass the salt. Or,...