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Archive for May 2012

The May/June Family Foundations is out!

The May/June 2012 issue of Family Foundations is already hitting mailboxes. In this issue we look at how some NFP couples have faced the heartbreak of their adult children making choices that go against the values in which they have been raised. Read how these couples have relied on their faith for strength during the…

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Good kids, bad choices

From the May/June 2012 issue of Family Foundations: How to respond to adult children in troubling situations by Marian Friedrichs Brianna King Daily attended her first CCL convention in 1998, when she was 9-years-old. “My family drove all the way from [Hixson, Tenn.] to Colorado,” she recalled. “My dad was very moved by Father Frank…

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When friends & relatives make bad choices

From the May/June 2012 Family Foundations: by Marian Friedrichs Rosemarie Keller* of New York was a CCL member for about a decade until her husband’s adultery brought their marriage to an end. Today, Rosemarie faces the complicated challenge of dealing with her ex-husband and former in-laws as she raises her three girls. A devout homeschooling…

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Mourning after the nightmare

From the May/June 2012 Family Foundations: by Holly Rutchik Jonathan and Kristin Smies expected their third pregnancy to be a smooth sail. Been there, done that. But the Teaching Couple from Green Bay, Wisc., was devastated by a miscarriage. Kristin, a 29-year-old stay-at-home mother to two daughters, 4 and 2, learned they were expecting while…

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