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Precious Moments
taking time to delight in our children

by Leslie Ludy

The other day the kids were talking about what they might be when they grew up. They are still at the age where they completely believe that they can be a full-time missionary, full-time veterinarian, full-time explorer, and full-time painter all at once, so the conversation was filled with epic and exciting visions for their futures.


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Creative Celebrations
Making Family Milestones Meaningful

by Leslie Ludy

Creative Celebrations: Twenty years ago, Eric and I were married on a bright December day. While our wedding was traditional in many ways, it was certainly not ordinary or run-of-the-mill. Almost everything in our ceremony was a unique, symbolic remembrance of the significant ways God had worked in our relationship; a celebration of. . .


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Creative Family Time
Ideas for Building Lasting Memories with Your Kids

by Leslie Ludy

Creative Family Time:When I was growing up, our family had a weekly tradition called “special family night.” It usually consisted of reading a story together on the couch, having a special treat in the kitchen, and playing a game as a family before bed. These few simple activities were the highlight of our week, and even now, thirty years later, I still remember them vividly...


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A Holy Sense of Humor
Exchanging Crudeness For Honor

by Leslie Ludy

A Holy Sense of Humor: I recently heard about a kid-friendly app that helps children and parents keep track of their household chores. The concept was great, the usability simple, and the graphics engaging. At first I thought that it might provide a sleek replacement for the . . .