Raising Children

Watching My Son Walk into School One Last Time

By Missy Eversole / August 25, 2020 /
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Every school day, I have watched my children head into school. Whether it was dropping them off at the front door, or watching them from the front porch as they drove away in their vehicles, I have never missed seeing Grant and Connor leave for school. College was no exception. One Week Ago Last Tuesday,…

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Five Things to Help Parents Prepare for the College Transition

By Missy Eversole / August 4, 2020 /
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“Did you get a chance to read the email for school today?” I asked my husband during our nightly walk. “Which school?” Craig replied. And the tears began to well up in my eyes. The Little Things that Make Me Cry Yesterday, we received emails from both the high school and the university where our…

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Letting Go, Learning to Fly and Loving Unconditionally

By Missy Eversole / June 18, 2020 /
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Letting Go I am now the proud parent of a high school graduate. Originally scheduled for May 17th, Grant was finally able to switch the tassel from right to left this past Sunday. Thanks to COVID, instead of sitting in an air-conditioned church sanctuary, we sat in the church parking lot in our cars. Instead…

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Five Bible Verses to Pray Over Your Adult Children

By Missy Eversole / March 11, 2020 /
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“You’re a parent of an 18-year-old!” my friend said as I walked over to her. Her excitement was contagious as others joined in, and for a split second, I regretted any mentioning of it. As I held back the tears, I wasn’t offended at all by what my friend said. Grant did turn 18 on…

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