Everyday Traditions: Episode 15

Want a stronger family, but don’t know quite where to start? What would you say if we told you there were some easy things you could do TODAY to make a huge difference in the feeling of your home? Join Saren and April for a lively discussion about everyday traditions.

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How to Help Children Through Grief

When Briana Johnson lost her father to cancer, she gained not only inner strength but also learned how to help her children with the loss of their Grandpa. In this article, she shares how to help strengthen families in times of grief and loss.

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Millie Killpack: Redefining Perfect, Miracle, and Normal

Millie Killpack has four children; the youngest two have spina bifida. Despite the grief she sometimes feels for the struggles her children face, Millie tries to make sure their family’s additional challenges don’t keep them from progressing and having fun along the way.

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Love Is Not A Feeling

I remember the first time I heard that inflammatory statement. I was a teenager attending a class with this title simply so I could prove the teacher wrong! Who did this guy think he was?! Teenagers know exactly what love is! Or at least we thought we did.


Unexpected Joy

I wasn’t expecting this. If David and I had given birth to a child bearing our genes, there’s a good chance he or she would have been quiet, introverted, and prone to melancholy like us. Instead, we ended up with a giggling, bouncing, outgoing, joyful three-year-old.

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Book Summary: Instant Mom

With both wit and raw emotion, Nia Vardalos, writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, opens up about her 10-year struggle with infertility and her journey to becoming a mother via adoption.

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Time for Love

“The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.” So says Albert Einstein, but daily life as a mother of small children sure seems to contradict this. It feels exactly like all the events in the universe are happening right in your living room…