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Limiting Screen Time for Your Kids

And by screen time, I mean not just TV, but pretty much all electronics – TV, tablets, computers, video games, etc. Anything with bright lights and screens that takes your child a few steps away from the real world into an entertaining, but remote and nonexistent virtual world. To be clear, we are far from…

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Establishing Family Rules

I don’t want “Because you said so” to be a regular chorus in our household. It’s OK when the kids are two or three, don’t understand why it’s wrong to play with the electrical socket or touch the hot stove, but need to avoid it “because we say so”. In the said situation, we are…

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It’s OK to Break the Rules, If…

Jesus broke a lot of rules. He cured on the Sabbath. He ate with sinners. He allowed women in his company. He talked back to the Pharisees. And when people called him out on it, he didn’t back down and mutter an apology. He justified his choices. He didn’t just justify them by saying “Hey,…