Dec 18, 2012
Christmas survival is something many parents joke about. But for parents who have lost children, surviving Christmas without a loved one is no joke. It’s the difficult reality they face each year as the celebration of the birth of God’s Son rolls around.
Christmas Survival for Joy Bennett
A few days ago, guest blogger Rebekah Benimoff...
Dec 17, 2012
Behavior management is a challenge when excitement runs high during the holidays. The changes in the school routine, travel, and dreams of sugar plums dancing in their heads all conspire to make self-regulation hard for kids with special needs.
Behavior Management During the Holidays
According to an article at the Nashville Parent website, proactive...
Dec 14, 2012
Christmas wish lists have been flying amongst far-flung Philo family members for months now. They allowed me to finish Christmas shopping and feel mighty smug about being done early. The smugness lasted only until I realized I forgot to give all of you in the Different Dream family a wish list, too.
Christmas Wish List Apology
My apologies to all of...
Dec 13, 2012
Adoption can be the means God uses to bless families with children. Yesterday, guest blogger Amy Stout shared her family’s adoption story, which was not an initially happy experience. Today, she’s back to explain how she and her husband identified with Joseph and Mary, who found no room at the inn.
An Adoption Story: No Room at the Inn,...
Dec 12, 2012
Adoption was the means God used to grace guest blogger Amy Stout and her husband with a baby. Today, Amy shares their family’s adoption story, warts and all. Tomorrow, she’ll be back to explain how the experience gave them a deeper understanding and greater appreciation for Joseph and Mary’s stay in the manger where Jesus was...