We have a huge collection of posts on parenting, self growth, relationships, life balance, and so much more.

Toddlers
Kerry Stutzman

The Days are Long, But the Years are Short

This cannot be. I must be dreaming. Those forever moments are now just a blur. I used to get annoyed when my kids were little and older people would smile at me and tell me, “Enjoy them while they are little. It goes by so fast.” I smiled back at

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Parenting
Kerry Stutzman

I caught my teen drinking. Now what?

Parenting teens is terrifying sometimes. It can make us long for the days when our kids were little and we actually had some control over keeping them safe. Teenage drinking is one of those areas we wish we could make the decisions for our kids, but we can’t. As a

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Secrets of a Connected Family
Families
Kerry Stutzman

The 3-legged stool of a close, connected family

Ah, those dear young people living in our homes! There’s nothing like the love we feel for our kids. And there’s also nothing like parenting to stress a relationship. Therefore, we are searching the secrets of a connected family. When babies arrive, parents simultaneously experience more love (yay!) and more

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Parenting
Kerry Stutzman

No one told me, but I’m telling you!

This post is for parents to help them process the back-to-school phase. No one told me these things and I wished I knew these before. I see my friends with young kids celebrating that it’s back-to-school. There is breathing room in their schedules once again. At the same time, they

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Live Fully Alive
Families
Kerry Stutzman

It was a “high stakes” weekend

Two weekends ago, my son married his best friend, and I was thrilled. It was a “high stakes weekend” because there was so much to enjoy. I wanted to soak up every bit. To be at such a happy event and find myself stressed or just not “present” would feel

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Open Letter to My Son about Preparing for Marriage
Couples
Kerry Stutzman

An Open Letter to My Son About Marriage

This will be a week I remember forever. My middle son and his fiancee’ will be surrounded by their loved ones in the Colorado Rockies as they marry each other. Five years ago when I first looked her up on Facebook after he told me her name, I did not know

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