Courageous Grandparenting Blog

by Cavin Harper
What Does Passion Week Mean to You?

What Does Passion Week Mean to You?

There is no more important holiday celebration for those who are followers of Christ than the day we call Easter. While the origins of this name are not absolutely clear (some say it originated from the pagan goddess of Spring, Eostre; others think...

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by Apr 13, 2019 3 Comments
When Equality Does not Mean Equality

When Equality Does not Mean Equality

I am not a political activist, nor do I intend to become one. There is a difference, however, between being an activist and standing up for the truth, especially when it is suppressed and impacts our children. That is never more necessary than when...

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by Mar 30, 2019 4 Comments
Six Lies Social Media Tells Your Grandkids

Six Lies Social Media Tells Your Grandkids

Imagine being a parent of young children once more. How would you feel if you learned that every time you left your kids with a certain babysitter, that babysitter was brainwashing your children with stuff completely contrary to what you were...

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by Mar 22, 2019 1 Comment
Smartphone Conversations for Grandparents

Smartphone Conversations for Grandparents

Do you ever grow tired of the constant intrusion of smartphones in everyday life? Have dinner time conversations with your grandchildren been reduced to tweeting and texting activity while face-to-face human interactions almost come to a halt? Few...

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by Mar 16, 2019 4 Comments
What’s On Your Watchlist? – Part 3

What’s On Your Watchlist? – Part 3

There’s an old story of two Englishmen who traveled to Africa to explore the wonders of the interiors of Africa. They hired native tribesmen to serve as their guides and set out on their expedition. Thoroughly engrossed in the adventure and wonders...

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by Jan 19, 2019 2 Comments
What’s on Your Watchlist? (Part 2)

What’s on Your Watchlist? (Part 2)

#2: Your Mind “Ideas have consequences… bad ideas have victims.” -John Stonestreet We started the year putting our focus on a personal “watch-yourself-closely” watchlist. As image bearers of our Creator, we must watch our heart, our mind, and our...

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by Jan 11, 2019 1 Comment
What’s in Your Watchlist? Part 1

What’s in Your Watchlist? Part 1

Your Heart We can’t fake it, but we must fight for it. We can’t manufacture it, but we must work at it. If we neglect it, the consequences are devastating. What is it? The condition of our soul. By now, most everyone who will make a New Year’s...

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by Jan 6, 2019 4 Comments