Category Archives: Greenegem’s Story

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Writing Home… part two

I wish I could say that I was entirely relieved of the burden by my father’s positive response to my first installment, but I was not. I was encouraged enough to keep writing though, with the hope that he would … Continue reading

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Writing Home… part one

Have you heard the saying, ‘act in haste; repent at leisure’? While it had been good for ‘me’ to get all of my huge emotions out on paper, the exercise had not resulted in anything action-worthy. I guess I have … Continue reading

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A letter to my Daddy

Dear Daddy,  I am sorry you didn’t like being with me this weekend. I get really excited when you are home with Mommy and Minimus and me! J  I know I bounce a lot, and bump into you sometimes. I … Continue reading

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Onward and Upward… part three of the journey towards Grace.

Everlasting Life… Has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? Of all the things we should be most concerned about in regard to our children, it is the spiritual life which should concern us most. Our relationship with our Creator … Continue reading

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Boundaries

I’ve been reading the book Boundaries: When to Say Yes, When to Say No to Take Control of Your Life by Henry Cloud and John Townsend. I love when I read a book and it confirms for me things I … Continue reading

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An Empty Toolbox? Part 2 of my journey

Imagine for a moment that your child arrived with instructions. Now, are you finished laughing? J Babies don’t come with an owner’s manual as most of you know quite well, since I doubt you’d be reading here if you weren’t … Continue reading

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My journey toward Grace-based Parenting begins.

My journey toward a peaceful parenting approach began before I ever had any kids. In fact, it probably began before I could even talk, with the first time my Mother smacked my fingers as a baby. As a BABY- You … Continue reading

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