Tag Archives: Children

Gloryful

I may have invented a new word today: “Gloryful”. Someone asked me how my Mother’s Day went and the only word that came to me was, “Gloryful!” My 5 month old grandson was dedicated on Mother’s Day and it was … Continue reading

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To My Friend

 I wrote this years ago when I was a young Mom, it is still a fitting poem for busy moms, friends, and grandmothers too! Encouragement to My Friend! Poem by: Lynn Dove

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Resurrection Eggs

When my children were preschoolers we wanted to share the “Greatest Story Ever Told” with them but we wanted to do so in a way that would not frighten them.  Let’s face it, the last hours of our Saviour’s life … Continue reading

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Parenting 101- What to Do If Your Child Is Being Bullied.

I have three very unique, very different children.  I am constantly amazed by them!  Certainly there have been times  that I (and they) have questioned my sanity…or lack thereof…in trying to parent these children but for the most part I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Help Stop Bullying

It is the start of another school year and as excited as I am to be back teaching full time, I know there are young people (and some adults particularly teachers and administrators), who are cringing about starting another year that … Continue reading

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I Swear…*NOT!*

In keeping with this week’s theme of gentlemanly/womanly respect for one another, let me address another issue on the topic…swearing! As an educator, a Mom and a grandmother, I like to stay up on all the “buzz” going on in … Continue reading

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Gentlemanly/Womanly Respect

I wrote this post several years ago but it bears repeating after my husband and I witnessed an appalling scene at the Calgary Stampede last week.  A young man and woman got into quite an altercation at one of the … Continue reading

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Friday Funnies – Kids Say Funny Things in Church

Last week I posted some funny church signs.  Thought today I’d share some funny things kids say at church…out of the mouth of babes!  Enjoy! Casey asked her Sunday School teacher a question: “If the people of Israel are Israelites, … Continue reading

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And You Wonder Why They Tune You Out

Years ago I read a poem by a young Mom.  (I apologize I don’t remember where or who wrote it but it inspired me to write one that applied to my own children (and me).  As they got older, I kept … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses for Mother’s Day

The origin of Mother’s Day goes back to ancient festivals celebrated by the Greek and Romans. However, the roots of Mother’s Day history can be traced to the UK where a Mothering Sunday was celebrated some time before the day was celebrated in the … Continue reading

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