Teaching Your Children to be Gracious Hosts

By Ashley Allgood I have always loved the movie Anne of Green Gables. I will never forget when it originally aired on PBS when I was ten years old. Anne fascinated me! She had a strong spirit, and was dramatic and creative. One of my favorite scenes from the movie is when Anne has Diana …

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Entertaining Young Ones Without Screens

Entertaining Young Ones without Screen (3)

By Sharon Shirey I know how tempting it is to hand your phone over to your young child. You have a lot on your plate. You’re tired. You have so many things to do. So, you rely on a device for an instant distraction for your child. It’s accessible. It doesn’t require a lot of …

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A Memorable Lesson

Memorable Lesson

By Ashley Allgood I taught a class of kindergarten children at our church last year. One day, a little boy asked about a button he had seen on the boys’ restroom wall. I told him I wasn’t sure what it was. Very soon, another little boy came to ask if he could go to the …

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The Waltons: A Lesson in Family

By Ashley Allgood I was born in 1975, and one of my favorite TV shows, The Waltons, came out in 1971. I didn’t watch the show until many years later. I had actually just started watching Little House On The Prairie and many people told me, “You should watch The Waltons.” So one day I …

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