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I Teach My Boys to Cry

This is a cruel world, no doubt about it. Arguably one of the more difficult times to raise children. Instead of sugar-coating, we tend to grab for the armor. Protect them. Shield them. Teach them how to defend themselves. The armor comes in various shades and sizes: confidence, karate lessons, lessons in an eye for […]

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New and Exciting Things Coming to San Antonio in 2018 and Beyond

    San Antonio is already a great place to live, and it’s getting more interesting all the time. We wanted to share our excitement with this list of new attractions, shops, restaurants, and more that are coming to San Antonio in 2018 and beyond. Tricentennial San Antonio’s Tricentennial celebration, San Antonio 300, will observe the […]

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Why Can’t I get my Kids to Behave?

This is a 2 day, 3-session parenting seminar to give parents practical tools to deal with their kids’ behavior and attitudes.  It is from a Biblical perspective and will feature Joey and Carla Link from Parentingmadepractical.com.

Friday  7-9pm

Sat 9am -12:30pm

Cost is $25/family

Childcare is provided by pre-registration only.

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The Ladies of Our Lineage

Her name was Evelyn, and she spent most of her life in Florida. I want you to picture her red hair, probably wavy from all that salty air. She had five children and was married to a railroad man. She was born in July 1891 and would never have worked outside her home. Managing a […]

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The Art of the College Essay

Like many other families with a high school senior, ours is in the midst of the college application process. This means my hubby and I are nagging our senior to do all the things applying for college entails. Right now, thanks to her English teacher, she is writing admissions essays. I recently spent the weekend […]

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Mommies Are Always Right

“Mommies are always right,” I heard my five-year-old say from the back row of our minivan. He was talking to his older brother sitting next to him, and although I liked the sound of it, I wondered what that was about. “Mommy said I’d have a better day today, and I did.” Ah, now I […]

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Seven Quotes to Help You Through Those Mom Struggle Days

We’ve all been there: those days when you lose your keys, someone parks in your parking space, you run late for a meeting, you get your wrist slapped (figuratively) at work, you snap at your spouse, your toddler goes into hysterics over some minutiae, you have a healthy dose of hormone-related emotional turmoil, and then, […]

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The Best Gift I Can Give My Kids

The childhood memory of my dad walking through the door after being on-call all night is a happy one. We’d hear the garage door open, wait for the car engine to silence, and then hear his long strides coming toward us into the kitchen. I would wait with anticipation for the smell of his “hospital […]

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