Category Archives: language

  1. Reclaiming Lucky

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    17 October 2014 by thaliakr

    Let's reclaim and redefine the word 'lucky'...

    I like the word lucky. Not just because it has a pleasant combination of consonants and rhymes with ducky and …
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  2. Let’s leave the testicles out of this

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    2 July 2014 by thaliakr

    Courage doesn't come from your testicles | Sacraparental.com

    I loathe and detest it when people call┬ásomething brave or audacious ‘ballsy’. Courage doesn’t come from your testicles. The human …
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  3. Magic Words: Helping Teens Find (Cool) Ways of Saying ‘No’

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    15 June 2014 by thaliakr

    Yet again a post in this series is purely about pointing you to someone else’s cool post. Glennon Doyle Melton …
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  4. Lent with Kids, Week 2: Jesus and the Prophets make us Brave

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    14 March 2014 by thaliakr

    Lent with kids, Transfiguration and kids, Christian parenting, looking at art with kids

    This is an all-in-one post for Week 2 of our Lent with Kids plan. To fill in some background,┬ástart here. …
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  5. New Year’s Guide to Democracy

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    6 January 2014 by thaliakr

    Christian parenting, feminist parenting, introduction to democracy, teaching teenagers civics

    Pop quiz for those of you who live in, or are interested in, parliamentary democracies, like the United Kingdom, New …
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  6. Advent in Art 2013: Expectation

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    15 December 2013 by thaliakr

    Advent in Art is a project of World Vision New Zealand for the spiritual nurture of staff. Mark Pierson and …
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  7. The Sacrament of Breastfeeding #3: Delicious!

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    30 November 2013 by thaliakr

    breastfeeding a toddler, attachment parenting, Christian parenting, feminist parenting

    Breastfeeding is a team sport. One of the delights of breastfeeding a toddler is how our communication about feeding has …
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