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Category Archives: Parenting

  1. Home Number 6 and no place else to go during Christmas Vacation in Kenya January 11, 2014

    Posted in Africa, Attitude, Children, Church, Community Service, Culture, Faith, Justice, Kids, Life, Live the Questions, Outreach, Parenting, Youth.

    4 comments
  2. Sarah on her mom: “My beautiful mother, friend and role model…departed for Heaven” November 15, 2013

    Posted in Character, Children, Community, Faith, Family Life, Gratitude, Kids, Life, Live the Questions, Moms, Motherhood, Parenting, Transitions.

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  3. 16 and driving – My twins and I Navigating the Doubly Exhilarating World of Independence October 18, 2013

    Posted in Kids, Life, Moms, Motherhood, Navigating Motherhood, Parenting, Real LIfe, Real-Life Mom column, Teaching Moments, Transitions, Twins, Writing.

    3 comments
  4. Are Parents Responsible for Raising Entitled Kids? – Huff Post Live segment October 15, 2013

    Posted in Character, Children, Entitlement, Huffington Post, Huffington Post Live, Moms, Parenting.

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  5. Are you a Success or a Failure? It’s Not What You Do or Don’t Do, It’s Who You Are October 2, 2013

    Posted in Author/Speaking Events, Church, Community Service, Faith & Culture Writers Connection, Gratitude, Justice, Kids, Life, Live the Questions, Moms, Outreach, Parenting, Refugees, Rolling Hills Community Church Writers Connection, Rolling Hills Writing & Culture Connection, Writers Connection-, Writing.

    2 comments
  6. Huffington Post: Two Tales Involving 350 Kids, Entitlement and Lessons in Parenting and Life October 1, 2013

    Posted in Community, Entitlement, Family Life, Gratitude, Huffington Post, Huffington Post Live, Parenting, Real-Life Mom column, Responsibility, Writing, Youth.

    2 comments
  7. Coping with depression during pregnancy – Guest post by Lisa Hunter September 22, 2013

    Posted in Guest post, Moms, Parenting, Pregnancy, Transitions.

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  8. It’s not about the sea lions – Summer Adventure with Kids 2013 – No. 10 August 23, 2013

    Posted in Adventure with Kids Summer 2013, Africa, Art, Children, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, History, Kids, Life, Live the Questions, Moms, Outdoors, Outreach, Parenting, Summer, Technology Free, Writing.

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  9. Bryant Woods Nature Park – Summer 2013 Outdoor Adventure with Kids – No. 9 August 19, 2013

    Posted in Adventure, Adventure with Kids Summer 2013, Children, Family Life, Gratitude, Kids, Life, Moms, Outdoors, Parenting, Real LIfe, Summer, Tradition, Writing.

    2 comments
  10. Devil’s Rest Summit- Summer 2013 Outdoor Adventure with Kids – No. 7 August 16, 2013

    Posted in Adventure, Adventure with Kids Summer 2013, Kids, Life, Outdoors, Parenting, Technology Free, Writing.

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  11. Angel’s Rest Summit- Summer 2013 Outdoor Adventure with Kids – No. 6 August 10, 2013

    Posted in Adventure, Adventure with Kids Summer 2013, Family Life, Gratitude, Kids, Life, Moms, Parenting, Portland, Real LIfe, Slowing Down, Summer, Technology, Writing.

    3 comments
  12. Speelyai Bay – A Summer 2013 Outdoor Adventure with Kids – No. 5 July 26, 2013

    Posted in Adventure, Adventure with Kids Summer 2013, Children, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Gratitude, Kids, Life, Parenting, Writing.

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  13. White Oak Savanna – Summer 2013 Outdoor Adventures with Kids – No. 3 July 7, 2013

    Posted in Adventure, Adventure with Kids Summer 2013, Adventures with Kids, Community, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Kids, Life, Moms, Parenting, West Linn, West Linn news.

    2 comments
  14. “Can we just relax, Mom?” – Huffington Post Parents Blog June 29, 2013

    Posted in Children, Family Life, Home, Kids, Life, Live the Questions, Moms, Parenting, Real-Life Mom column, Tradition, Transitions, Writing.

    3 comments
  15. Free Swim Lessons with the Cousins – Summer 2013 Adventure with Kids – No. 1 June 19, 2013

    Posted in Adventure, Adventure with Kids Summer 2013, Children, Family Life, Kids, Life, Parenting, Portland, Real-Life Mom column, Slowing Down, Summer, Tradition.

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  16. Two voices, two views on families and addiction found in faith-based book by mother and ‘son’ February 10, 2013

    Posted in Authors, Family Life, Kids, Life, Moms, Oregonian stories, Oregonian SW Community Section, Oregonlive.com - Oregonian website, Parenting, Southwest Weekly Oregonain, SW Weekly, West Linn, West Linn Neighborhood Correspondent for Oregonian SW Community, West Linn news, Writing.

    1 comment
  17. The kid got no i-Anything for Christmas January 10, 2013

    Posted in Children, Culture, Family Life, Gratitude, Kids, Life, Moms, Parenting, Real LIfe, Slowing Down, Technology, Writing, Youth.

    5 comments
  18. Omi took me to the woods January 5, 2013

    Posted in Adventure, Children, Extraordinary Ordinary, Kids, Life, Live the Questions, Moms, Parenting.

    6 comments
  19. A Mini-Blowtorch-lit Advent–It’s is all about Tradition December 17, 2012

    Posted in Christianity, Faith, Family Life, Life, Moms, Parenting, Writing.

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  20. Locked up at 16, he calls this place home — but not much longer December 7, 2012

    Posted in Africa, Gratitude, Home, Justice, Kids, Life, Parenting, Refugees, Writing.

    3 comments
  21. The Little Corral is a Whole Lot of Fun — My Oregonian SW Weekly Cover story Nov. 10, 2012 November 30, 2012

    Posted in Adventure, Oregonian stories, Oregonian SW Community Section, Oregonlive.com - Oregonian website, Parenting, Writing.

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  22. My daughter and her wedding – Breathtakingly beautiful and perfectly and uniquely Rachel April 3, 2012

    Posted in Children, Family Life, Gratitude, Kids, Life, Live the Questions, Moms, Parenting.

    12 comments
  23. Staying up late with the kids as God wraps our street in a blanket of snow January 18, 2012

    Posted in Adventure, Children, Community, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Gratitude, Kids, Life, Moms, Parenting, School Days, The Extraordinary Ordinary, West Linn news, Youth.

    4 comments
  24. The Art of Celebrating Life December 16, 2011

    Posted in Adventure, Children, Culture, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Gratitude, Kids, Life, Moms, Muse Student publication, Parenting, Portland Oregon and beyond Adventures with Kids, The Extraordinary Ordinary.

    2 comments
  25. No place for humming hymns and picking lilies — My Profile on John Canda for Christianity Today’s This is Our City project November 30, 2011

    Posted in Christianity, Christianity Today, Church, Community, Community Service, Culture, Faith, Justice, Kids, Life, Live the Questions, Outreach, Parenting, Portland, This is Our City- Christianity Today.

    7 comments


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