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Yearly Archives: 2019

Gratitude or Grumbletude?

Gratitude or Grumbletude? Joey and Carla Link November 20, 2019 At Thanksgiving we are taught to be thankful for all the blessings God has given us. But before our kids can be thankful, they need to appreciate what they have and what they don’t have. I remember taking the teens of our church on a “Planned Famine” […]

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Are You A Welcoming Family?

Are You A Welcoming Family Joey & Carla Link November 13, 2019 You are having your small group from church over for a family picnic and swim in your pool. Children of all ages are coming. Your kids are 5, 8, and 12 yrs. old. You asked your kids to answer the door when people […]

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REMINDERS, REMINDERS Joey and Carla Link November 6, 2019   In the last 24 hours how many times have you heard your spouse remind one of your kids to do something they already know to do? How many times have you done so? It’s common and normal, but it is a bad habit that is […]

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Sweets & Treats

Sweets & Treats Joey and Carla Link October 30, 2019 This is the time of year where kids’ get more sweets and treats than they normally do. The question is, what do they do with this freedom? If they are younger, do they know how to manage their behavior when they get some extra sweets like candy […]

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 The Halloween Question, Do We Participate or Not?  

 The Halloween Question  Do We Participate or Not?                 Joey and Carla Link        October 23, 2019   When I (Joey) was growing up, my parents felt that participating in Halloween activities was a celebration of the devil, therefore we were not allowed to participate in the many Oct. 31 activities. But as a […]

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