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Free Printable Father’s Day Card – A Bible Journaling Keepsake Gift!

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Are you are looking for a unique and FREE gift to give this Father’s Day? One based on the Bible that will let him know just how much the family cares? I have a great idea for you!  We have created this Bible Journaling Keepsake Card for Dad and we would love to share it with you too! Oh yeah, and… Read more »

You Are a Tween Girl who Struggles with Her Body (and you are in my kitchen) – Day 31

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“I don’t have a bathing suit body,” the sweet one says as she takes off her shirt on fast forward and jumps in the pool. At the table later, she explains she has lost seven pounds by cutting carbs. The girls are thirteen. Standing behind the kitchen sink, I lean in. We talk fruits, vegetables and strength training, but inside… Read more »

How to Encourage Your Tween to Develop a Quiet Time – Day 30

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As a Christian Mom, there is little else more important to my heart then encouraging my tweens in their own walk with the Lord. I understand the importance of doing my best to teach them how to have their own quiet time from tween to teen and beyond. I also know from mama busyness and the #quiettimeguilt of my past… Read more »

Can Your Tween Have Too Many Friends? Day 29

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Friendship has been described as being the bacon bits in the salad bowl of life. However, today, we bestow the title of friend so freely it is like having a little lettuce with our bacon bit salad. Summertime is the perfect time to help your tween evaluate all the friendships they have in their lives. I believe the overabundance of… Read more »

Dear Tween Child, Guard Your Heart – Day 28

Guard your heart, my child! As a Christian mother, I lay awake, night after night, asking God for wisdom to guide me in leading my tween child as he grows. I thought a mother could only wish and pray her child was going to turn out good, but I was wrong. A mother’s job is to love, to nourish, to… Read more »

Worried or Anxious Tween? How to Tell the Difference and What to Do – Day 27

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As a mental health professional, I have been working with families of worriers to protect them from anxiety disorders for 20 years. But this past year anxiety hit a little closer to home. We lost my husband’s twin sister to cancer in January. My son was three when she and her husband, now both in heaven were diagnosed. Not surprisingly, he… Read more »

3 Surprising Reasons to Say YES to Your Tween! – Day 25

I have the privilege of helping to raise two tween girls who are not my own. They are 10 and 11, and I am immensely grateful to their mom for letting me join her in rearing her children. It sounds lovely to be a parent until you are neck-deep in sibling rivalry, the pushing of boundaries, and eye rolls to… Read more »

Encourage My Tween’s Heart Printable Pack is Here!

My Tween's Heart Printables Pack

Hi there!  I’ve been working on something I think you will be really excited about… and I am too for our family! Often in parenting, we work hard on getting organized and focused in on the days and weeks tasks. We put effort into planning our days to keep ourselves accountable to all that is going on around us and… Read more »

Use The Tweens To Prepare For The Teens – To Date or Not To Date? Day 22

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It might seem as though the tween-age years is too young to think about our children and dating, but it isn’t. While they are tweens is the perfect time to put a plan in place for the future. In fact, if you don’t want your child to date during the early and mid-teen years, your time is well spent coming… Read more »

6 Ways to Love Your Tween Well – Day 20

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Our youngest is now a tween.  He has had 7 other siblings who “tweened” before him and none of them was exactly the same. Having been a mom for 26 years, I feel my knees buckling at the thought of starting out as a mom in this age of – WAAAY too much information.  I can tell you from where I… Read more »