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"You can find the real God in the real Bible, when you read it for yourself. Not what someone else has told you about it or not what you think might be there. You can find the real God." - Christy Lynne Wood Hello friends! We hope that you enjoyed your Thanksgiving...
Teachers are exhausted as they start Thanksgiving vacation. Here’s how to manage a holiday when self care isn’t enough. Realistic holiday life care for educators and front line workers.
Learn how to sustain your faith through big disappointments from a great interview with Andrea Miller.
In my interview with Andrew Miller, she shares practical tips for overcoming disappointments but also how to strengthen your faith when hope seems lost.
“As the leader goes, so goes the nation”-- a familiar saying I was reminded of while teaching a junior high Sunday School class. We were discussing good leadership during a lesson on Moses. I was honored to be among a wise group of kids. The compiled list of “What...
Self care doesn’t help exhaustion. Learn 5 hacks for life care that make the difference for your never-ending feeling of tired.
Life is exhausting raising kids, so how do you manage during the years that are the busiest? 5 tips for how to manage the crazy before all your kids fledge.
It’s hard for parents to let go of kids when it’s time for them to leave or move out. Here’s how to avoid babying your kids.
Ingrid and Brenda provide principles for how to draw close to God, both sharing from different faith perspectives.
Ingrid and Brenda talk today about their top three tips for family life. Join them On the Front Porch for this important episode!
Women are designed for relationships! Join Ingrid and Brenda as they talk about how to mentor other women in your season of life in this episode of On the Front Porch podcast series.
Mom fear is a term I labeled in a recent broadcast in the Fledge Parent Facebook Forum. The enemy of God doesn't want us talking about it. The video was accidentally deleted after it went live, and my phone overheated as I tried to record a recap. (Here's the short...