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Feb 2017

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3 Valentine’s Day Fixes

3 Ways to Fix Valentine’s Day By Katie Walker, LMSW   Some people love Valentine’s Day. They relish in the flowers, hearts, and romance. And they kick butt at pulling off the picture perfect evening. For the rest of us, Valentine’s Day is overwhelming and kinda dreaded. The pressure to plan the prefect evening and […]

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Dec 2016

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Jesus’ Birth Through Mary’s Eyes by Katie Walker, LMSW

The Christmas story has really hit me this year. I have been imagining what it would have been like to be Mary that night. As a mother you have a vision of what your child’s birth will be like. As a first time mother, you aren’t sure what labor will be like or what exactly […]

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Dec 2016

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How Teaching with Family Frameworks is Changing me as a Parent By Katie Walker, LMSW

How Teaching with Family Frameworks is Changing Me as a Parent Part 2 We HAVE to teach our Children to be PASSIONATE and STAND UP for what they believe. Ask any Healthy Choices Volunteer what topics they think are most important to teach and each one will probably have a different opinion. It all depends […]

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Dec 2016

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How Teaching with Family Frameworks is Changing Me as a Parent By Katie Walker, LMSW

How Teaching with Family Frameworks is Changing Me as a Parent Part 1 You HAVE to TALK with your kids. I’m a little fanatic about what my kids are exposed to, I watch how much sugar they have, what foods they eat, and what chemicals they are exposed to. I panicked when people let them […]

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Dec 2016

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Christmas: Spending TIME versus money by Katie Walker, LMSW

Its Christmas time!!! A time of excitement and cheer, right!?!?! Facebook and Instagram will light up with all the “Perfect” family moments, but for a lot of us it’s a super stressful time for a variety of reasons. The biggest being finances, which is one of the top issues couples fight about. Still feeling cheery […]

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  • If you Give a Mouse a Cookie- Marriage style By Katie Walker

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Nov 2016

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If you Give a Mouse a Cookie- Marriage style By Katie Walker

I love reading If You Give a Mouse a Cookie to my daughter, so I was so excited when I saw this post from the blog …to Love, Honor, and Vacuum the other day. It’s the Marriage version!!! So husbands… this would be really cute gift for the wife that seems overwhelmed. How would you […]

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Nov 2016

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The Election is Over, What Now?

What Now? Don’t know what to do now that the election is over?   Here’s an idea…for every “rant” or “rave” you have made about the election and its results, donate 1 hour towards volunteering in our community. If you complained because you think you are going to loose everything over the ...

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  • Marriage Bumps by Katie Walker MSW

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Oct 2016

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Marriage Bumps by Katie Walker MSW

You wake up and you can still taste the bitterness from the fight you had last night. You want so badly to run to them and curl up in their arms, but your PRIDE won’t let you. I mean, YOU were right, they shouldn’t have said that or done what they did. So you hold […]

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Jun 2016

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The Most Important Words a Dad Can Say by Matthew Smith

Being a dad has got to be the best job ever!  I say “job,” because being a dad carries a lot of responsibility.  Raising, leading, mentoring, disciplining and being an example to your kids is an incredible, God-given role that dad’s are entrusted with to grow children into responsible adults. I have two sons, Caffrey […]

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  • 31 Wonderfuls!

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May 2016

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31 Wonderfuls!

Happy Mother’s Day! How many Mother’s Days have you celebrated?   I’ve enjoyed 31 wonderful Mother’s Days.  I look back through the years and remember how challenging being a mom, single mom and then step mom really was.  I never felt I was good enough.  Each developmental stage of my children’s ...

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