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"When Suits Become a Stumbling Block: A Plea to My Brothers in Christ*" by Laura Polk

There has been a lot of talking, debating, and hand-wringing among Christian bloggers lately about modesty; particularly yoga pants, making men …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Coffee

How not to say the wrong thing

When Susan had breast cancer, we heard a lot of lame remarks, but our favorite came from one of Susan's colleagues. She wanted, she needed, to visit Susan after the surgery, but Susan didn't feel like having visitors, and she said so. Her colleague's response? "This isn't just about you."<p>"It's …

I read all the major books on baby sleep -- here is what I learned | Offbeat Home & Life

I bought all the top books on baby sleep and development. I read through them all, as well as several blogs and sleep websites. I gathered lots of …

One Good Phrase: Sarah Bessey (Calm your heart)

April 24, 2013 by michaboyett<p>Someday I may list my top five bloggers of the universe. And if I do, Sarah Bessey will be there on that very short …

Tantrums: Why Toddlers Freak Out About Everything

<i>Written by Melinda Wenner Moyer for Slate</i><p>Last month, I discovered (and then nearly peed in my pants as a result of) comedian Jason Good’s blog post 46 Reasons My Three Year Old Might Be Freaking Out. (The first three possibilities: His sock is on wrong. His lip tastes salty. His shirt has a tag on …

Momaquery – On Criticism vs. Cruelty

The following is a message I pieced together directly from emails sent to me THIS week:<p>Dear Momastery,<p>You are a narcissist and a neurotic and a bad …

Kate Middleton and the Mom in the Mirror

A friend of mine was totally shocked to see Kate Middleton's "still pregnant belly" the day after she gave birth. Sigh. Not only is that what you're SUPPOSED to look like after giving birth, it's annoying we're even TALKING about WHAT YOUR STOMACH LOOKS LIKE 24 hours after giving birth.<p>It's about …

Secondary Drowning + My Recent Experience & Real Life Almost Nightmare

This video has nothing to do with this post other than the fact that I must have watched it at least a hundred times over the past weekend while we …

Inspiring Simplicity. Weekend Reads.

There are many wonderful people pursuing and promoting simplicity. Fortunately, some of them are gifted in communication and choose to encourage and …

Minimalism

What to Do When Kids Have Tantrums in Public Places

We live in a society that has a demanding and judgmental attitude toward parents and young children. Often, the attitude toward children in public is …

5 Steps to Declutter Your Schedule and Live Your Desired Life

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Mike Burns.</i><p><i>“Time is a created thing. To say ‘I don’t have time,’ is like saying, ‘I don’t want to’.”</i> ―Lao Tzu<p>…

Minimalism

101 Steps to a Simpler Life

Contentment is reaching a place of utter serenity and satisfaction with life. Many believe that the more you acquire, the happier you’ll be. However, …

How to Stage Your Home for Living

<i>“All journeys eventually end in the same place, home.”</i> —Chris Geiger<p>I am 38 years old. And I have lived in 16 different homes.<p>Now, most of these …

Minimalism

Why does my kid freak out? The science behind toddler tantrums.

Last month, I discovered (and then nearly peed in my pants as a result of) comedian Jason Good’s blog post 46 Reasons My Three Year Old Might Be …

Empathy makes difficult feelings much less difficult

Originally published in Kiwi Families online parenting resource.<p>For our children, just the same as it is for us, there are times when they have their …

Self-help

Raising a Compassionate Child In the Age of Entitlement

Imagine this: your seventeen-year-old daughter is texting her friend on her flip phone. She’s had this phone since eighth grade and she doesn’t mind; …

Parenting

Family Dinner Traditions: Lighting candles for others

This week, each day I’m sharing some of the traditions we’ve established for our meals as a family. After we say our prayer to start dinner, we do a …

a better bedtime routine - getting kids to go to bed

Ahhhh bedtime. Peaceful. Quiet. The perfect time for parents to relax, recharge and reconnect with each other. After the kids have smiled their last …

Parenting

9 Insider Tips for Successfully Selling on Craigslist

<i>Guest Post by Carrie from SpringsBargains.com</i><p>Have you been to Craigslist? It’s like the ultimate online garage sale! We’ve used it for several years …