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Family Faith and Fun on Fridays: Advent Apples- Where Christmas REALLY Begins

For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires.   -Hebrews 4:12   Welcome to Family Faith and Fun Fridays! As the week winds down and I anticipate more family time over the weekend, I often […]

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Tuesday’s Tip: The Jesse Tree

Welcome to Tuesday’s Tips,  a weekly IDEA SWAP for moms. I hope that when you drop by The Overflow on Tuesdays, you’ll find a gold-mine of encouragement and creative ideas excavated straight from the sticky trenches of parenthood.    Of course a SWAP wouldn’t be a true exchange without many voices. So, please consider chiming in the discussion and sharing your own great ideas.  If you’ve […]

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Family Faith and Fun Fridays: The Secret to Avoiding the Post-Christmas Blues

For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires.   -Hebrews 4:12   Welcome to Family Faith and Fun Fridays! As the week winds down and I anticipate more family time over the weekend, I often […]

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Tuesday’s Tips: Simple Decorations for Your Thanksgiving Table

    Welcome to Tuesday’s Tips,  a weekly IDEA SWAP for moms. I hope that when you drop by The Overflow on Tuesdays, you’ll find a gold-mine of encouragement and creative ideas excavated straight from the sticky trenches of parenthood. Of course a SWAP wouldn’t be a true exchange without many voices. So, please consider chiming in the discussion and sharing your […]

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Family Faith and Fun Fridays: The Perfect Pre-Thanksgiving Activity

For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires.   -Hebrews 4:12   Welcome to Family Faith and Fun Fridays! As the week winds down and I anticipate more family time over the weekend, I often […]

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Tuesday’s Tip: Growing Gratitude

Long before Google searches made it simple to explore any topic in the blink of an eye, I attended my first teaching conference. While I was there, I took part in a workshop called THE IDEA SWAP.  The concept behind this little activity was simple– each educator shared in writing one great idea that had actually worked in the classroom. In return, she gleaned […]

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Family Faith and Fun Fridays: When We’re too Busy to Hear His Voice

For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires.   -Hebrews 4:12   Welcome to Family Faith and Fun Fridays! As the week winds down and I anticipate more family time over the weekend, I often […]

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Family Faith and Fun Fridays: When We’re too Busy to Hear His Voice

For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires.   -Hebrews 4:12   Welcome to Family Faith and Fun Fridays! As the week winds down and I anticipate more family time over the weekend, I often […]

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Tuesday’s Tips: Mail Mania!

Long before Google searches made it simple to explore any topic in the blink of an eye, I attended my first teaching conference. While I was there, I took part in a workshop called THE IDEA SWAP.  The concept behind this little activity was simple– each educator shared in writing one great idea that had actually worked in the classroom. In return, she gleaned […]

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Faith and Family Fun Fridays: Just for the Fun of it!

For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires.   -Hebrews 4:12   Welcome to Family Faith and Fun Fridays! As the week winds down and I anticipate more family time over the weekend, I often […]

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