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16 Thoughtful Questions to Ask besides 'How Was School?'

We all know the drill: the door slams in the carpool pickup lane and your child buckles in. “How was school?” you ask. And the answer… “Okay.” The conversation is dead before it starts.

Here are some thoughtful questions you can ask that won't get one-word answers. 

Lose Weight: Use a Meal Plan

Raise your hand if you’ve ever gone grocery shopping on an empty stomach or without a shopping list. Don’t worry, I’m raising my hand too! And the times we did, we let a few "comfort foods" slip into your shopping cart.

Here are some easy ways to encourage weight loss that are fun and simple. Even better, they’ll save you money too!

5 Aspects You Need To Know For A Man Worth Marrying

For some reason, some single women in the church feel like they are better off being married to apathetic believers (or unbelievers?) than being single. While marriage is a huge blessing, marriage to an ungodly man is extremely difficult, and could be dangerous to potential children and grandchildren.

To steer you in the right direction, here are 5 aspects of a man worth marrying.

An Easy Solution to After-School Snacking

Make the most of after-school snack time with simple, fun recipe ideas like Harvest Fruit and Oat Energy Bites, which are a quick way to fuel up before soccer practice, study sessions, or dance class. 

4 Phrases Every Man Should Tell His Wife, No Questions Asked

When I say these things, I see the smile in her heart and the relief in her eyes. I know what she needs to hear to feel safe, cherished, and appreciated.

These are the top four phrases a husband can say to his wife to put action behind the words, "I love you."

Why You Should Get Coffee with Jesus

In case the concept of spending quiet time with God is unfamiliar to you (as it was to me for a long time), it’s basically taking time either within your normal prayer time or throughout the day to get silent before God and listen for His voice.

...sort of like having coffee with a friend....

Five Ways to Find Healing from Your Past

The past still haunts you. Are new beginnings possible? Is healing a reality? How do we confidently release the past and embrace the future? Here's how we find the strength to “press on”!

Family and Friends Prolong Life

We humans are social creatures by nature. It’s in our genes that we’re more likely to not just survive, but also to thrive in health and wellness when we work together.
If you find the life of a "loner" tough, here's an ironclad case to seek out community - and reap multiple benefits from it!

5 Empowering Scriptures for the Woman Struggling with Body Image

There’s certainly nothing wrong with wanting to take care of our bodies. The problem occurs when we’re no longer happy with who we see in the mirror and when we try to change ourselves.
If digitally enhanced images and the media are not good places to find examples and representations of true beauty, where should we look?

How to Help Your Kid Prepare for College

A lot of teenagers head to college without any idea about how money works. Ten years from now, they’ll more than likely be loaded up with student loan bills. It’s a scary trend that keeps getting worse.

Don’t let that happen to your college kid. Help them understand these issues before they step into that first class. 

5 Things Couples Get Wrong about Money

So often, as experts agree, money in marriage is often misused, abused and used to accuse. At worst, it becomes a weapon to be used against each other.
Unchecked differences in handling money that lead to discord are Satan’s effective weapons. They cause emotional separation from the one to whom we said “I do.”
But what we do instead is bring our relationship in the red when we do these five thing

Singles: 7 Signs You're Settling in a Relationship

Desperation should not be the reason a woman enters a relationship. She should not be driven by the culture, an amped up biological clock, or nosy family members who never tire of asking, “When are you going to get married?” The decision to engage in a relationship should begin with God.

How Do I Keep My Kids Safe Online?

Getting your child a smartphone because "everyone has one" creates a massive responsibility for parents.  Today's smartphones mean our children carry around 24/7 computers - along with all the Prevalent dangers to their well-being, mental and moral health, and safety.

Here are 5 ways we can begin to keep our kids safe online....

6 Reasons Marriages Hit Rough Waters

What are the things that work against your marriage, and how can get through the tough times?

A unique perspective on how to get through 6 major marital struggles.

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