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Lynn: It’s Mother’s Day, time for mothers to give — not get — thanks.

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As mothers, our Creator has assigned us the daunting task of shaping the hearts, minds and souls of other human … Continue reading

12. May 2014 by Lynn Armitage
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Lynn: Be wary of the divorce bug. It’s going around.

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I know firsthand that being divorced can lead to a lot of sniffles. I just had no idea it could … Continue reading

04. May 2014 by Lynn Armitage
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Lynn: Rachel Canning, the prodigal daughter, returns

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*NOTE:  And by “prodigal,” I mean “spoiled, rotten brat.” My last daughter remaining in the house has told me that … Continue reading

19. March 2014 by Lynn Armitage
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Today, do more than feel blessed

My high school junior is struggling with third year Spanish, and since I don’t speak Spanish, the best I could … Continue reading

20. February 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
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Lynn: Mean girls are just bullies with lip gloss

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No mother likes to see her child in pain – either physically or emotionally. I always thought the physical blows … Continue reading

14. February 2014 by Lynn Armitage
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Dan Isett: The Wardrobe Malfunction — Ten Years Later

Unless you’re a fan of the New England Patriots or the Carolina Panthers, it’s unlikely you remember very much from … Continue reading

02. February 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
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Melissa Henson: Why can’t the networks get family TV right?

Recently NBC announced its production slate for the upcoming television season. In the works is an adaptation of L. Frank … Continue reading

21. January 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
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Using moms in advertising: A hit and a miss

The year is only seven days old, but two new ads focusing on motherhood might already have locked down the … Continue reading

07. January 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
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Lynn: Teach your children (sons) well

This past weekend, my 16-year-old daughter attended her Homecoming dance with her very first date ever. It was an epic … Continue reading

15. October 2013 by Lynn Armitage
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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
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Lynn: When it comes to teens, God is BRILLIANT!

“… and on the 4,745th day (13 years), God created teenagers, and all hell broke loose.” OK, maybe that’s not … Continue reading

11. August 2013 by Lynn Armitage
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Lori: Putting Sweetie down for a nap

Our oldest granddaughter is here, the one who recently turned four and has bruises up and down both legs because, … Continue reading

26. July 2013 by Lori Borgman
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Marybeth: Summer offers chances to learn independence

What’s the right age to let children ride their bikes to friend’s houses? Isn’t it just safer to drive them? … Continue reading

08. July 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
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Lynn: I crashed my daughter’s prom

One day my daughter is making me a macaroni necklace for Mother’s Day and the next thing I know, I’m … Continue reading

24. May 2013 by Lynn Armitage
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Lori: Is gelatin salad still gellin’?

I dread being the bearer of bad news, especially in an uncertain economy, questionable employment gains and high allergen levels, … Continue reading

13. May 2013 by Lori Borgman
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Sarah: Who’s a Savant?

I recently read an article by Adam Piore about savant syndrome, that rare and mysterious affliction in which someone suffers some … Continue reading

10. May 2013 by Sarah Maduri
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