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For seven years now, we’ve been able to mostly avoid cable TV shows for our kids. more

Aug 17, 2017 10:13 AM Lauren Denton

Usually by this part of the summer, I’m ready for the start of school — or at least the coming of a new season. more

Jul 24, 2017 11:09 AM Lauren Denton

Ordinary Days By Lauren Denton more

Jun 22, 2017 2:58 PM Lauren Denton

Ordinary Days By Lauren Denton more

May 22, 2017 10:35 AM Lauren Denton

Ordinary Days By Lauren Denton more

Apr 25, 2017 11:29 AM Lauren Denton

Ordinary Days By Lauren Denton more

Mar 23, 2017 10:10 AM Lauren Denton

Finding empowerment in songs for Kate more

Feb 22, 2017 12:04 PM Lauren Denton

Ordinary Days By Lauren Denton more

Jan 26, 2017 10:46 AM Lauren Denton

A little over four years ago, I started writing down what we did each day. Nothing too detailed, just a line or two noting both significant happenings (Sela slept through the night!) and insignificant ones (exercise class, Publix, cleaned the house). more

Nov 22, 2016 12:46 PM Lauren Denton

Each week at school, my youngest daughter Sela’s teachers help her and her classmates memorize a simple verse. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:11 PM Lauren Denton

As the mother of two young daughters, the concept of beauty is often on my mind. Not Kate’s and Sela’s physical appearance, but how everyone and everything around them defines beauty — specifically women’s beauty. more

Sep 27, 2016 2:37 PM Lauren Denton

My kids Kate and Sela are always very curious about our plans for the day(s) ahead. “Mama, what are we doing tomorrow?” more

Aug 29, 2016 10:24 AM Lauren Denton

All this sorting and organizing made me realize that what we really give our kids — and to other people around us — is not our things, but what’s in our hearts, and how we make people feel when they’re with us. more

Jul 26, 2016 10:32 AM Lauren Denton

With summer being a time of mostly constant togetherness for me and my two girls, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to enjoy this time together. more

Jun 23, 2016 1:57 PM Lauren Denton

“Teach me to … improve my talents, To redeem my time, To walk in wisdom … and in kindness, To do good to all men.” more

May 26, 2016 11:04 AM Lauren Denton

"It’s often sweet to see your own characteristics or personality quirks in your children, but it’s harder, more uncomfortable, to see the flaws." more

Apr 28, 2016 11:48 AM Lauren Denton 1 Comments

"When I was young, I never really thought about losing people to death, whether tragic or not." more

Mar 23, 2016 11:01 AM Lauren Denton

"They say the goal of parenting is to raise your kids so they will one day leave you. As the mother of two young children, that concept is hard to swallow. " more

Feb 22, 2016 2:10 PM Lauren Denton

"Everyone knows most of the photos on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest are cleaned-up versions of real life. " more

Jan 25, 2016 4:38 PM Lauren Denton

"In the nearly five years that I’ve been writing this column, I’ve been in one stage or another of what I’ve long hoped would be the road to book publication." more

Dec 21, 2015 11:19 AM Lauren Denton