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Family Bytes Blog

The Four Seasons of Marriage

This week, we concluded our Wednesday Night at Hope marriage series, and we wrapped up discussing how we must constantly adjust to what season our marriage relationships are in. Dr. Gary Chapman, author and marriage expert, has a great resource,  The 4 Seasons of Marriage: Secrets to a Lasting Marriage , that help us understand the different seasons marriage goes through at some point (while not necessarily in order).  Which season are you in? WINTER... Read More
Posted by Freddie Albaugh at Thursday, November 16, 2017 | 0 comments
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A Teen's Life Online

Last weekend, Hope's  Your Kid & Technology  seminar scratched a proverbial parenting itch. Our very own experts from Hope's IT, kids and student ministries were there, leading a panel discussion on how and what to navigate in our world of technology as we parent our children with the available technology in today's culture. Mark Gregston recently podcasted on this very subject, and he makes some excellent points and also interviews a student, Mackenzie, about... Read More
Posted by Kristin Funston at Thursday, September 14, 2017 | 0 comments
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How to Keep in Step with the Rhythms of Fall

It's back to school time! You don’t have to be a parent or have a kid in school to be affected by this change in season. The beginning of school creates a different rhythm for just about everyone. The commute to work is longer. The check out lines in stores are flooded with frantic parents buying the EXACT items on the official school supplies list. Our conversations change from, “What exciting things do you have planned for the weekend?” to “We are so... Read More
Posted by Freddie Albaugh at Friday, August 11, 2017 | 0 comments
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When Your Teen Lies … Like a Rug

(Written by Mark Gregston, first published June 6, 2017at Heartline: Parenting Today's Teens ) Have you noticed that you never have to teach a toddler how to lie? A baby could have chocolate smeared all over her face and crumbs all over her clothes, but when you ask, “ Did you eat that cookie? ” your precious two-year-old will put on a bold-face and tell you, “ No, I didn’t! ” But it’s not just babies. All of us can recall times when... Read More
Posted by Freddie Albaugh at Friday, June 23, 2017 | 0 comments
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