5 Days of Preparing for Christmas with Your Teen – A special family evening

Yes, Virginia, you CAN spend quality family time together during the holidays... BUT you definitely have to plan for it! ...
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5 Days of Preparing for Christmas with Your Teen – Host a party

Are you planning a Christmas party this year? Many of us do. Around our place, it's almost like a season ...
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5 Days of Preparing for Christmas with Your Teen – In the Kitchen

Does your teen like to eat? If you have a teen, you may be laughing out loud as you read ...
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5 Days of Preparing for Christmas with Your Teen

Does your teen really care? So many times as parents we view the term "preparing for the holidays" to mean ...
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The teen years: yes, there are things you can start doing NOW to lay a foundation for a fruitful and yes, even enjoyable, stage in the parenting journey.

5 Things You Can do NOW to Prepare for the Teen Years

Fear not - but they'll be here before you know it! Or you may already find yourself in the midst ...
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#breakthrulinkup 6 – Give thanks in all things

Welcome to #breakthrulinkup #6! I have fully embraced the November "theme" this year of giving thanks! But I also have ...
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These practical ways to bless your teen aren't exactly rocket science. In fact, they're much simpler...and FAR more effective!

8 Practical Ways You Can Bless Your Teen

Ever heard that old one-liner  "Everybody complains about the weather...but nobody does anything about it!"?  Well, it's often the same with ...
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Focus on the Family's Adventures in Odyssey family audiobooks are a great way to connect with your teens, too!

Family Audiobooks and the Power of Story

(This post is sponsored by Focus on The Family, who provided me with a copy of this CD for review purposes.) ...
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20 Inspiring Quotes for Your Teenager - 'cause sometimes they have bad days, too!

20 Inspiring Quotes for Your Teenager

This time of year often finds many people in a little bit of a lull. Summer's over; the holidays aren't ...
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How To Win Your Reluctant Teen’s Heart

Ahh, the teenage years...traditionally, the time when that once cute and cuddly and sweet child that you birthed turns into ...
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