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catch and release

Recently, I met a woman who parents teenagers, like me. As I listened to her describe her frustrations, I heard a woman who was striving to control so much. I heard a woman whose heart was cracking under pressure to … Continue reading

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kneecaps

We as parents will always have the opportunity to be in the stands cheering, in the audience watching, and walking alongside our children as they learn. We will watch them rise. We will watch them fall. We will watch they struggle, grow, … Continue reading

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Training Wheels

The moment parents look at their children there is a sense of love, wonder, and awe that comes over them. Here is a new person they are responsible to and for as he or she grows up. Proverbs 22:6 describes … Continue reading

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on confirmation, attendance, and emails

Being the parents of boys often means loud sounds, body functions, and rough-housing. I wouldn’t have it any other way– except the body functions, of course.  Now that the boys are teenagers, my husband and I are no longer accosted … Continue reading

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Training

I live with two teenage boys. I look at them when they are sleeping sometimes and think, “where did all the time go?” When the boys were little random people would tell my husband and me, “Enjoy them now, while … Continue reading

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