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Divorce Sucks: Setting Boundaries Divorce Sucks. There I said it. If you have never gone through one, consider yourself lucky. God hates divorce; I don’t blame him. I hate divorce too. “I hate divorce,” says the Lord God of Israel. “I hate it when one of you does such a cruel thing to his wife.

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Wrapping Paper Station It’s Pinterest Tuesday again! This weeks project is something I made this summer. I was cleaning up the basement, reorganizing my Christmas paper, bags, and some other things. I realized the box that I bought years ago to house my wrapping paper was cracking and didn’t hold everything. That is when I

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Have you heard someone complain today? Have you complained today? I often hear people complaining. It sounds like nails on a chalk board to me. I work very hard not to complain. From time to time I “vent”, but in general, from day to day I don’t complain. Why? Because I have been on the

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This week’s Pinterest project was an adaptation. I found a list of fine motor skills for toddlers over at handsonaswegrow.com. I saw the beading and decided since Little crab is an early two we should use something bigger. So I got out the Rotini noodles and some Christmas thread that was a good thickness and

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Pray

Prayer is different for everyone. Do you have a set time when you do devotions and pray? I don’t. I feel it is not authentic if I am forcing myself to pray at a certain time. I do a lot of praying in the shower and while I am driving. I do my reading anywhere

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This week Little Crab and I made a Time – out bottle that I found on Pinterest. I couldn’t take pictures during the actual making of the project. It was a bit messy for a 2 year old. What was I thinking? I found this idea from ucreatewithkids.com.Basically you reuse a water bottle.  Fill the

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A few months ago I posed the” Question “What makes you angry?” to my friends on Facebook. I got a multitude of answers.Crappy parents that don’t care about their kids. People who think they have the right to tell me what to do in my household. Injustice. Cancer. Unavoidable unfairness of the world. and injustice.

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I became a Christian January 22, 2001. I was in the family room of my two bedroom apartment in South Bend, Indiana. I had gotten married the September before and moved north to South Bend. I was not working. I was getting adjusted to being married and living in a new city. Lots of things

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My son is two. I am forever looking for something to keep his attention and help him develop his mind.  As it turns out, he loves puzzles! When I ran across this toddler puzzle tutorial I knew I had to try it. Below is how I customized this puzzle for my son. Toddler Puzzle Activity