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Dealing with a Lying Child

Dealing with a Lying Child Joey and Carla Link May 2016 When our kids were growing up they each had their own bath towels. Carla assigned each of them their own color of towel, an easy way for her to keep track of them. I remember holding in my hand the towel of one of […]

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A MOTHER’S LEGACY

A MOTHER’S LEGACY Carla Link May 2016 I was in high school when my father left my Mom with three teenage girls. It was not common for Christian church-going families to split apart back in the 70’s and fellow church-goers didn’t know what to do with us. (I know, I’m old!) Mostly they ignored us […]

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Who’s in Control?

Who’s in Control? Joey and Carla Link ©April 2016 Authority – there are those who think this is an unnecessary word in parenting. Is it? Ephesians 6:1 says: “Children obey your parents in the Lord for this is right.” What does obey mean? “To be ruled or controlled by…” is what Webster’s Dictionary says. Well […]

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Who Are Your Kids Associating With? by Joey & Carla Link ©April 2016 I remember the day Carla told me about two teenage girls who knocked at our door and asked “Is Michael there?” These girls were dressed in a way no mother would want her son to be looking at. Thankfully, Michael wasn’t home. […]

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Rose-Colored Glasses or God-Glasses?

Rose-Colored Glasses or God-Glasses? by Joey and Carla Link ©March 2016 In case you’re wondering, it is normal for kids (especially when they hit the early teen years), to put on rose-colored glasses and do things that just don’t make sense. Your boys take off on a bike ride with their friends without asking permission. […]

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