Parenting

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An Awesome Night for Mothers & Sons!

January 20, 2020

Are We There Yet? Calling all moms with young sons- you don’t want to miss the Queen’s Ball hosted by King’s Home on February 28, 2020. “The Queen’s Ball was originally envisioned by my daughter, Minda Riley Campbell, who serves as a board member for King’s Home,” said Patsy Riley, Queen’s Ball Honorary Chairwoman and …

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New Year New Beginning

December 30, 2019

Parenting Points True beauty is found in beginning again. Deep in the core of our faith stands a longing for a new beginning when all wrongs will be made right, tears will be wiped away, and Jesus will make “all things new” (Revelation 21:5 ESV). We long for the return of King Jesus and eternity …

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Celebrate the Family Expo!

December 27, 2019

Special Feature Here’s a snapshot of just some of the fun, free activities taking place at the Celebrate the Family Expo! Saturday January 11, 2020 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Hoover Met Complex’s Finley Center. 1. A “Herd” of Chick-fil-A Cows will be on hand to greet guests, take pics and share goodies. 2. Meet Mickey …

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Setting Goals and Boundaries When Your Teenager is Struggling

December 27, 2019

Parenting Points If your teenager is becoming increasingly irresponsible, you will feel a lot of strong emotions. But, even in the worst of times, there are things you can do to be a positive influence on them. Here are four of the most important is working with them to establish goals and boundaries. 1. Set …

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The Power of With at Christmas

November 24, 2019

Parenting Points It is the most wonderful time of the year – filled with gatherings, gifts, and endless activities. We so often love it because it is a break from the routine and an opportunity to remind ourselves of the things that truly matter. Yet before we know it, we will blink, and it will …

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Faith, Family & TLC in Alabama

October 28, 2019

Cover Story God always answers prayers. Sometimes, the answer is “yes” and sometimes the answer is “no.” Once in a while, He says “Let’s try something else.” When Eric and Courtney Waldrop, of Albertville, were trying to have a 4th child in 2018, God gave them more than they ever imagined. The couple already had …

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The Giving Manger: Celebrating the Reason for the Season

October 28, 2019

Home for the Holidays What started as a desire to make Christmas centered around Jesus in a few homes has now become a tradition used in over 75,000 homes in just three years. A handcrafted Baby Jesus, a wooden manger, a bundle of straw, and a sweet family story introduces the idea of helping others …

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Parenting with the End in Mind

October 25, 2019

Parenting Points Often, it is easy for us as people to get lost in the details of life and parenting that we don’t take the time to stop and look at the bigger picture. In his book Start with Why, Simon Sinek raises the simple idea that if we start with the “why” then move …

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Don’t Miss Out on the Church: The Importance of the Local Church in the Life of the Family

September 26, 2019

Parenting Points  We live in a world where it is easy to be surrounded by Christian teachings and influences. We can turn on Christian radio to hear the truths of the Gospel sung. We can read a Christian book where we can learn with others how to faithfully live for Jesus. We can download the …

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Joining Forces to Help More Families: Sav-A-Life, Inc

September 16, 2019

Mission Makers Sav-A-Life, Vestavia and the North Jefferson Women’s Center (NJWC) in Fultondale have joined forces to help more families in our community. Final paperwork on the landmark merger was recently signed to form the single organization, Sav-A-Life, Inc. Serving families on two campus, Sav-A-Life, Inc is the single largest nonprofit crisis center for pregnancy …

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