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Can Money Buy You Happiness?

It’s a big debate that will usually bring a moment of silence when the question is asked, “Can money buy happiness?” Well, the truth is, that it can. But what are we spending our money on that is giving us this happiness? I came across an article that said when you buy a new object, […]

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Pajama Party!!

Friday night at our house is Pajama Party Night! This is the one night a week that my kids get to stay up late, watch a bunch of movies, and have a few treats that we don’t typically consume during the week. We started doing this when my kids were old enough and started school. […]

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Overprotective

It is natural to want to protect your children from anything negative in this world. It can be taken too far though. Not only will you prevent your child from experiencing what could be important and life-changing experiences, you can create a fear in them that whatever your fear is should be their own fear […]

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The Family in Society

William Bennett wrote an article for the New York Times, entitled “Stronger Families, Stronger Societies”. In it, he discusses that the way to make society function properly is to make the family unit stronger. It is the base unit of any community and is what society revolves around. As a result, we find that when […]

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Marriage Isn’t Perfect

Marriage isn’t perfect. It just isn’t. We all go into it hoping it will be and somehow feel let down when we realize it isn’t. People aren’t perfect and therefore marriage never will be. We all have our struggles as individuals and as families. When we struggle, if we show our children that we can […]

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Be Happy!

Being a happy person has got to be one of the most desired qualities that a person can have, wouldn’t you agree? Some people just naturally seem to be happier and more positive than others. If it is so desirable, don’t we want our kids to learn how to be more optimistic? There was a […]

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“P” for Pedophile

Driving in this morning I began to wonder. Why isn’t the movement of LGBT not the PLGBT movement: “P” for pedophile? When I look at the origins of the transgender movement I find John Money and Harry Benjamin, both bisexuals, who failed to condemn pedophiles, and freely associated with them. When I look at the […]

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Take the Time to Prepare!

Planning to have a family and be a parent is a decision, after marriage, that a husband and wife make together. I hear all of the time about how you should be prepared before you get a pet because it can be a big responsibility. This rings true for kids as well. They aren’t something […]

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Grandparents

For most people, memories of their childhood include time spent with grandparents. These elderly individuals all hold a special place in our heart, places that cannot be filled by anyone else. As we talk about and encourage traditional family values on this blog, this includes getting to know our extended family members. The experiences that […]

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Aren’t They a Little Young for That?

I’m pretty sure that kids are now born with the knowledge of how to work electronic devices. It seems like the more kids I have, the faster they catch on to which button to push and how to use a touch screen. Just because they know how to use one, does that mean they should […]

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