Category Archives for Faith

That Teachable Moment when GQ Magazine lands in your mailbox

Last week, my new book Teachable Moments finally hit bookstores! My goal is to give parents concrete solutions for using … Continue reading

21. August 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Faith, Family, Parenting, Values | 1 comment

Teachable Moments is on sale now!

My new book, Teachable Moments, is now on sale wherever books are sold!  Why Teachable Moments? Never have parents been … Continue reading

15. August 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
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It’s a book!

Because I’m a mom of four children and an author of four books, I am an authority on the ways … Continue reading

28. April 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Faith, Family, Parenting, Values | 1 comment

Here’s hoping I’m “the cool sub” once more

Several years ago, while launching my freelance writing career but still in need of a part-time job, I did a … Continue reading

13. March 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
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In parenting, happiness is not the goal (Really!)

Take the time to read this phenomenal blog post at Huff Post Parents called, “It Is Not My Job to … Continue reading

06. March 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Faith, Family, Parenting, Values | Leave a comment

Marybeth: A Silent Night for mother and son

Imagine that Mary wandered the house in the middle of the night and sat at the edge of the bed. … Continue reading

17. December 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
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Peace be With You, Sweetheart

Teachers love their classrooms. They are our domain, our playing field, our office, our zone. For 180 days these walls … Continue reading

12. September 2013 by Mary Gates
Categories: American Teens, Education, Faith, Family, Religion, Work | Leave a comment

Lori: The beauty of a PC sharing TLC

Technology does wonderful things. On Sunday it brought a friend to church. She had a cough for awhile, went to … Continue reading

04. September 2013 by Lori Borgman
Categories: Faith, Family, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Common Core State Standards raising questions for parents

With the school year starting soon, here’s a sampling of questions from recent emails: Q. Our school district is revamping … Continue reading

21. August 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Education, Faith, Family, Parenting | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Gay friend offers teachable moment about speaking the truth in love

Q: Recently, a boy at my daughter’s Christian high school revealed to his lunch table buddies that he is gay. … Continue reading

10. July 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Faith, Parenting, PC Values, Values, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Marybeth: A Mother’s Life (My mother’s, that is!)

Recently, my niece, Grace, a student at DePaul University, asked my parents to participate in a class project with her … Continue reading

12. May 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Cool Women, Faith, Family, Marriage, Parenting, Values, Women | 4 comments

Regina: April is “Alcohol Awareness Month”

April is Alcohol Awareness Month founded by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence 27 years ago.  The objective … Continue reading

25. April 2013 by Regina Gulick
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Marybeth: New book celebrates our “feminine genius”

I get dozens of books from publishing houses asking me to read and review their titles. As an author myself, … Continue reading

10. April 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Cool Women, Faith, Family, Feminism, Religion, Sex, Values, Women | 1 comment

Mary: My Daughter is Not a Princess. Or a Tom-Boy.

The minute my daughter made her appearance (fourth child with three older brothers), I  was inundated with predictions as to whether … Continue reading

25. March 2013 by Mary Gates
Categories: American Teens, Faith, Family, Parenting, Religion, Sex, Values | Leave a comment

Mary: On Leaning In

Did you hear? Now we’re supposed to lean in. This week, if you’ve been near a TV (something I typically try … Continue reading

14. March 2013 by Mary Gates
Categories: Cool Women, Faith, Family, Marriage, Mom Warned Me, Parenting, Uncategorized, Women | 5 comments

Marybeth: On calling “Uncle” and changing gears

I quit. I just can’t do it anymore. I give up. I surrender. I call “Uncle.” For years, I’ve stood … Continue reading

27. February 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Faith, Family, Parenting | 2 comments

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