Back to School with the Right Equipping

Back to School with the Right Equipping

This year is unlike any other in my parenting journey. That’s because both of my children, ages four and two, are going to school. As I reflected on and prayed about the needs of children and teens as they go back to school, the Lord brought to my attention the necessity of equipping. Our children […]

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What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

A young widow wrestles with being labeled a single mother. This is a controversial statement, but I don’t like being called a “single mother.” I don’t have anything against single mothers. I was raised by a single mother. I just don’t want to be called one. I know it stems from my childhood. I was […]

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Meet America’s Supernanny! (GT Connext)

In the July/August 2012 issue of GT, we were honored to feature a guest column on parenting from Deborah Tillman, the star of Lifetime television’s hit show America’s Supernanny! For our TRUTH issue, Mrs. Tillman offered keen insight on how to handle children who have trouble telling the truth. She offered sound wisdom on how […]

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HELP! MY CHILDREN ARE RUINING MY MARRIAGE.

A FEWS WEEKS AGO, I COUNSELED TWO TEENAGERS (UNDER THE AGE OF 16) WITH SIX SUICIDE ATTEMPTS BETWEEN THEM. Their parents were desperate to get help. These kids were suffering from severe mental health issues but the toll of their behavior on their parents\’ relationship was equally devastating. According to a recent New York Times […]

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MAKING AN IMPACT!

At a time when parents and adults are shaking their heads in disappointment about the actions of today\’s youth and wondering what will have an impact on them, there\’s a movement with an answer. It\’s an organization appropriately called Impact. According to Executive Director, Charles Gilmer… “The Vision of The Impact Movement is to see […]

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Faith vs. Foolishness…Just say “NO!”

“No” is not only for children but also for adults. So many of the “...griefs and pains we bear” can be linked back to decisions we made choosing “Yes” rather than “No.” Relationships, purchases, gleeful acceptance of unsolicited credit cards, abruptly quitting jobs rather than following unacceptable directions are all decisions that would have benefitted from the use of “No.”

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