Family

Families come in all shapes and sizes. Blended families bring both richness and complexity to both the large and very small aspects of family life. But even if family problems weigh heavily on your heart, rest assured that you can find a way to improve the love and connection within your family.
Women talking

Why Our Words Matter

What you say to someone else can hurt—or it can heal.

Moving day

3 Positive Ways to Deal with Stress

During a chaotic move, learning to detach and step back from emotions makes a huge difference.

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Memorial Day facts

9 Interesting Memorial Day Facts

For military families, it’s more than the unofficial start to summer. 

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When It’s Time to Unplug

A day at the beach with family reminds a grandmother to put away the technology.

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Enjoy Life Even When a Loved One Is Deployed

A military mom realizes that her moping is affecting the whole family.

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Military holidays

Military Holidays—What Do They All Mean?

Even for a military mom, sorting through the days and months dedicated to those who serve can be confusing. Here's a cheat sheet.

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Military family

An Unsung Hero Who Serves with Grace

In a military community, one mom who lives her faith by letting others help her.

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The Gift of Sharing God's Love

When a five-year-old grandson plays baseball, he's cheered on by a loving fan club of family and friends.

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3 Spiritual Tips from My Mother

A son admires his mother's singular faith—expressed more in actions than words.

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This Memorial Day—Remembering Fallen Heroes

Beyond a day of picnics and barbecues, remember those in the military who fought and sacrificed for our freedoms.

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When It’s Time to Call the Master Gardener

A military mom realizes her spiritual garden needs an overhaul after her son is deployed.

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Staying Close to God

A grandmother sees a larger lesson while keeping an eye on her young grandchildren at a crowded theme park.

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Praying for our troops.

9 Ways to Pray for Our Troops

A military mom shares ways she has learned to pray for those who serve—and their families.

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God's Guiding Hand in a Confusing World

A grandmother expresses gratitude for protection and help through fearful times.

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