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Letting Go of Control

The heart of man plans his way,     but the Lord establishes his steps–Prov. 16:9. I have two young children plus two foster children living at my house right now, yet my house feels strangely empty. We dropped our nine-year-old daughter … Continue reading

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Grumble, Grumble, Grumble

We just came back from a week at the beach. We spent several lovely days splashing in the waves, building castles in the sand, and enjoying time with our cousins. But, sadly, we had to return early when our middle … Continue reading

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Tips to Tame the Tattler

  “Mommy, sister’s getting candy!” “Mommy, brother’s not staying in his room!” “Mommy, somebody spilled water in the kitchen, but it wasn’t me!” All day long, the tattling doesn’t stop. My three-year-old is often the one with the loudest voice, … Continue reading

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Who Am I?: Answering the Tough Questions

Who am I? This question is probably one of the most common questions that adopted children ask at some point in their lives. The feelings of insecurity can crop up at the most unexpected moments and leave them filled with … Continue reading

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