A sixth grade Texas teacher sat in a parent conference one spring, hoping to resolve several behavioral issues a boy had exhibited over the course of the year. Letters home hadn’t made a ...

We come into the world as blank slates. We are pure clouds of emerging beauty floating in a clear sky. We become what we encounter. Our life molds us into the shape that will define our ...

You’ve decided to tie the knot. Or maybe the knot’s become frayed, and you want a way out. Maybe you’re the one that’s found a way to stay married, but yours doesn’t follow the rules. ...

So, you’re ready to tie the knot. Or perhaps you’ve tied it, but you feel the knot becoming frazzled. Maybe you’ve even begun the untying process. You think there’s nothing to be done for ...

Tomorrow’s a new day. The sun will rise in the morning, and we’ll enjoy a new opportunity for success. It’s like turning over a new leaf. We re-envision our goals and remodel our life. In ...

The biblical portrait of Joseph, the husband of Mary, seems to portray a man who is hardly there at all. He’s there for a few verses in Matthew, returns for a short encore, and leaves the scene ...

We understand the drive to be a winner. It’s the touchdown moment, the thrill of accomplishment. It’s the payoff for the work we’ve put in, and it overshadows the hours of effort we’ve ...

Watch parents with their children at the mall or an amusement park. Each one has a different take on the best way to monitor their child. Helicopter parents hover over every activity, shooting ...

Being young is outstanding. It’s hard to define when you’re there, but what youth really means is that our joints don’t hurt, we don’t worry about our energy levels, and nothing we eat ...

Kiddos can be a mess. There’s no end to the mischief they can dream up. Golf balls in the toilet. Toilet paper trailed through the house. Mud everywhere. Even our dinner table is no safety ...

What is it about marriage? How do we select our life mate? Is it no more than a chemical attraction? The hormones flood our system, and that’s the man or woman for us? Or is God ...

Babies are cute. Their little dimpled smiles and those fat little fingers. Their adorability can be scientifically evaluated. What!?! No way! Yes way. It can be measured. Put to a standard and ...

Children love to be pranked. A surprise gift, a joke told at just the right time, or an unexpected visit to the ice cream shop. Tell your kids the perfume sample from the department store is ...
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