Category Archives: Parenting

The Heartbreak of Conservative Christian Political Activism

I was reading an editorial about the Alabama special election Dec 12. The author Mark Galli was arguing that the real loser, no matter the election outcome, was Christianity’s image. He went on to say that conservative Christians, and liberal … Continue reading

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What I’m Thankful for This Advent Season

  What are you thankful for this advent season? -Productive Mommy

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Victory from Defeat

You ever have one of those days where you wake up feeling defeated? Of course you don’t, you’re way too spiritually mature for that. Well…I’m not. So I have those days from time to time. And, yesterday was one of … Continue reading

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Never Give Up!

So, it’s been a little over three months since I last posted, and a lot has happened.  Just to name a couple of them: I’m still dealing with health issues from the December car accident, and this past Tuesday I … Continue reading

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My Parenting Mission in a Post-Trump America

Like many Americans I couldn’t believe the outcome of the election. I felt sick to my stomach, and shocked. I felt like hate had won a victory, and I was terrified for my children — for their future! Rob was … Continue reading

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My Wedge Issue This Election

I’ve cast my vote! Yay! I’ve done my civic duty! Before heading to the polls today, it struck me that there are a lot of reasons to vote for, or against, either candidate. Many people vote solely on wedge issues: … Continue reading

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An Aha Moment from my Kiddo!

Today is Move More Monday in our house, which means I make sure I get in at least 5,000 steps. Usually by going to the gym. Well, I didn’t go to the gym, and by the time it was bedtime … Continue reading

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