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ARE YOU RAISING a DEMOCRATIC FAMILY? Joey and Carla Link July 2016 Are you a democratic parent? I saw one at a fast food restaurant for lunch recently. A parent took their kids to McDonalds for lunch and they stood at the counter and the mom asked her 4 year old son if he wanted […]

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Remember When?

Remember When? Joey & Carla Link June 2016   Have you ever seen a “Teen React” video? I (Joey) watched one of teens trying to turn on a 20 year-old computer trying to start up Windows 95. It was hard for me to believe Windows 95 is so old and what was so innovative for […]

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Honor  by Joey and Carla Link  June 2016   “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” Ephesians 6:2-3   Since the Bible is quite specific that children honor their parents, you would think […]

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ON BEING A DAD A Personal Reflection from Joey June 2016   I remember hearing soon after my first child, a son was born the phrase “Many men can father a child but it takes a special person to be a Dad.” That thought has stuck with me throughout my parenting years. I wanted to […]

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Why Do Children Lie?

Why Do Children Lie? Joey and Carla Link May 2016   Every parent will have a child who lies at one time or another. Why do children lie? Rarely do parents get to the heart of this question because they are more focused on the lie and the ramifications of the lie versus why their […]

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