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How to Blog and Make Money


How to Blog and Make Money

People are surprised when I tell them I make money blogging.

"I didn't know you could make money on a blog." 

"How did you learn to blog?"

"How do you make money with your blog?"

Yes, you can make money blogging, and there are so many ways to learn! 

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15 Ways to Stop Spoiling Your Kids

 Stop Spoiling Your Children

It's time to stop spoiling our children.

Parents have abdicated their instinctual jobs as parents in favor of letting the CULTURE raise their children. Children spend more waking hours with peers than they do with parents. 

How in the world do we expect peers to raise peers? The parent/child relationship carries less and less meaning as each generation unfolds, and I believe the results are disastrous.

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¿Cōmo Se Dice? - Dad's in Honduras: Collage Friday

 My heart is full and happy.

If you know my husband, then you know what a hard working, unassuming, and faithful person I am lucky to have as my partner in this life. We've been married for 17 years and I can honestly say that each year I love him more. 

When I had the opportunity to travel to Ecuador with Operation Christmas Child I was a bit hesitant - you know, leaving the country without my children, jumping into a huge unknown, etc...  My husband, however, encouraged me to go and supported me 110%. 

I had a feeling that God was working in our lives last year, and going to Ecuador seemed like the culmination. 

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