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My Reduction of Stress and Frustration through Moving to a Simplistic/Minimalist Space/Schedule

Just wanted to share my story in case it would be an encouragement to someone who reads it. I’m just sharing what works for us — I fully realize that it is not for everyone. I used to be a seriously … Continue reading

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Gentle Restoration

So, I opened my Bible randomly the other day and this was the first verse I saw. Galatians 6:1 “Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that person gently. But watch … Continue reading

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Growing in the Knowledge and in the Experience of His Love

Before I get into what I want to post today, I’d just like to say humbly that I hope that my posts never come off as “this is what you need to do” or something to that effect. My suggestions … Continue reading

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But how will they learn to obey authority?

In response to my post about “demanding instant, cheerful obedience,” a group member expressed her concerns over how our children will learn to obey human authority (like a job boss, police, etc.), when they are older. Here is my response: … Continue reading

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Demanding Instant, Cheerful Obedience? Really?

Below is from a post of mine in a group that I created for (local to me) Christian parents who parent gently or want to learn more about how to parent gently with Christ as our model of gentle parenting.  … Continue reading

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Do your children complain?

Silly question, I know! Of course, they do!  It’s human nature. 99% of all humans do it! But we can overcome our tendencies to complain and we can teach our children even as we learn to complain less (or even … Continue reading

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His Mercy is So Sweet

A few mornings ago while I laid in bed (because I didn’t want to get out of bed and have my children wake up and follow me downstairs!) I was praying and the word “mercy” kept coming to my mind … Continue reading

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